The Upper Hand. Image shows from L to R: Joanna Burrows (Kellie Bright), Laura West (Honor Blackman), Charlie Burrows (Joe McGann), Tom Wheatley (William Puttock), Caroline Wheatley (Diana Weston).

The Upper Hand

ITV sitcom about two families. 95 episodes (7 series), 1990 - 1996. Stars Joe McGann, Diana Weston, Honor Blackman, Kellie Bright and William Puttock.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Who's Who

Charlie meets an attractive, available woman in the supermarket - the trouble is, she jumps to the conclusion that he's the rich one of the house, and he hasn't the heart to correct her. Caroline isn't impressed with his deception; but then proceeds to fall into the same misleading conduct herself!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th June 1990
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Joe McGann Charlie Burrows
    Diana Weston Caroline Wheatley
    Honor Blackman Laura West
    Kellie Bright Joanna Burrows
    William Puttock Tom Wheatley
    Guest cast
    Sabina Franklyn Zoe Trubshawe
    Richard Hainsworth Alec Henderson
    Caroline Gruber Fiona Simmonds (Caroline's secretary)
    Tony O'Callaghan Paul Clarke (Caroline's colleague)
    Clifford Earl Supermarket manager
    Writing team
    Greg Freeman Writer (Adapted By)
    Bud Wiser Writer
    Monica Parker Writer
    Production team
    Mike Holgate Director
    Christopher Walker Producer
    Jenny Egner Editor
    Tony Ferris Production Designer
    Debbie Wiseman Composer

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