The Mistress. Image shows from L to R: Maxine (Felicity Kendal), Luke (Jack Galloway)
The Mistress

The Mistress

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1985 - 1987
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Carla Lane sitcom about a florist who is having an affair with a married man. Also features Felicity Kendal, Jack Galloway, Peter McEnery, Jane Asher, Tony Copley and more.

The Mistress. Image shows from L to R: Luke (Peter McEnery), Maxine (Felicity Kendal)

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1985 - 1987
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
12 (2 series)
Stars
Felicity Kendal, Jack Galloway, Peter McEnery, Jane Asher, Tony Copley, Jenny McCracken and Tony Aitken
Writer
Carla Lane
Director
Gareth Gwenlan
Producer
Gareth Gwenlan
Companies

Luke has been comfortably married for 16 years to Helen, who loves and understands her restless husband. Maxine is independent, has her own florists business, a comfortable home and an empty life. Their affair is complicated by the fact that Luke loves his wife and his mistress, so spending time with Maxine must involve deception.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 17th January 1985 at 9pm on BBC Two

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