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 6 - Australia House

With his grandfather wanting him to come to Australia, Frank is determined to emigrate.

Further details

Frank has decided that he wants to emigrate to Australia and help his grandfather run his farm, but Betty doesn't like the idea of moving to a new country and leaving her mother.

Broadcast details

Saturday 16th December 1978
35 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 4th August 2012 7:30am Gold
Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:40pm Drama
Thursday 23rd March 2017 6:00pm Drama
Friday 21st April 2017 1:40pm Drama
Friday 21st April 2017 6:00pm Drama
Friday 1st September 2017 11:25pm Yesterday
Thursday 26th October 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 27th October 2017 5:20pm Yesterday
Monday 1st October 2018 6:40pm Drama
Wednesday 8th February 2023 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 5th December 2023 8:00pm BBC4
Sunday 10th December 2023 1:20am BBC4

Cast & crew

Michael Crawford Frank Spencer
Michele Dotrice Betty Spencer
Jessica Forte Jessica
Guest cast
Glynn Edwards Mr. Lewis
Dick Bentley Grandad
Edward Hardwicke Mr. Lawrence
Diana King Miss Butler
David Rose Man
Geraldine Davies Judy
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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