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 3 - Scottish Dancing

Frank takes part in a Scottish dancing exhibition.

Further details

As a parliamentary candidate has agreed to be guest of honour at Frank and Betty's dance partner, Mr. Quincey's next fundraising dinner, Frank has been put in the first reserve position as Mr. Quincey feels that he will only cause a catastrophe. The situation changes however, when Mr. Quincey is injured in an accident and Frank dances on the night, and gives everyone a performance to remember.

Broadcast details

Saturday 25th November 1978
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 27th July 2012 1:05pm Gold
Saturday 28th July 2012 8:05am Gold
Monday 23rd March 2015 3:40pm BBC2
Thursday 10th November 2016 2:10pm BBC2
Monday 20th March 2017 1:40pm Drama
Monday 20th March 2017 6:00pm Drama
Tuesday 18th April 2017 1:40pm Drama
Tuesday 18th April 2017 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 31st August 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 1st September 2017 3:00pm Yesterday
Monday 23rd October 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 24th October 2017 5:20pm Yesterday
Monday 23rd July 2018 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 24th July 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 26th September 2018 1:20pm Drama
Wednesday 26th September 2018 6:35pm Drama
Friday 3rd February 2023 6:40pm Drama
Saturday 4th February 2023 12:10am Drama
Tuesday 14th November 2023 7:55pm BBC4
Sunday 19th November 2023 1:20am BBC4

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Jessica Forte Jessica
Guest cast
Jean Boht Mrs. Lewis
Roland Curram Roland Quincey
Norman Jones Mr. Warner
Andrew Downie Mr. MacDougall
Harriet Reynolds Miss Burton
Eric Mason Mr. Marsh
Renu Setna Man at Railway Station
Judy Gridley Dancer
Lola Morice Dancer
Jane White Dancer
Christopher Malloy Dancer
Johnny Shack Dancer
Mark White Dancer
Writing team
Raymond Allen Writer
Michael Crawford Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Mike Robotham Editor
Matt Boney Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Richard Morris Production Designer
Jack Emblow Composer

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