Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em. Frank Spencer (Michael Crawford). Credit: BBC
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1973 - 2016
  • 22 episodes (3 series)

Accident-prone Frank Spencer creates havoc wherever he goes; wife Betty can only stand by and watch as he ruins everything. Stars Michael Crawford, Michele Dotrice and Jessica Forte.

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Wendy House

Frank tries to build a wendy house for Jessica.

Further details

Frank joins a woodwork class to try and replace the furniture that was damaged during the removal and also to build Jessica a wendy house. After having to visit the hospital due to getting into a sticky situation with two other citizens whilst waiting for the bus, Frank's only problem is trying to get the wendy house, which is bigger than he thought, out of the woodwork building.

Broadcast details

Saturday 18th November 1978
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 31st October 2011 1:30pm Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2011 1:55am Gold
Friday 20th March 2015 3:40pm BBC2
Wednesday 9th November 2016 2:15pm BBC2
Friday 17th March 2017 1:40pm Drama
Friday 17th March 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 13th April 2017 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 13th April 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 24th August 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 25th August 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 19th October 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 20th October 2017 11:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 17th July 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 17th July 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 25th September 2018 1:20pm Drama
Tuesday 25th September 2018 6:40pm Drama
Thursday 2nd February 2023 6:35pm Drama
Friday 3rd February 2023 12:20am Drama
Tuesday 7th November 2023 8:00pm BBC4
Sunday 12th November 2023 1:35am BBC4

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Jessica Forte Jessica
Guest cast
Richard Wilson Mr. Harris
John Malcolm Mr. Wilson
Norman Chappell Cyril
Hazel Bainbridge Mrs. Cooper
Eric Dodson Mr. Cooper
Carl Andrews Bus Conductor
Sheila Keith Sister
Roger Kemp Dr. Hutchings
Peter Schofield Sir George
Sheila Ferris Nurse
Bunny May Postman
Roy Sampson Policeman
Roger Elliott Ambulance Man
Philip Clayton-Gore Horace
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Mike Robotham Editor
Graham Sisson Editor
Andrew Howe-Davies Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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