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 8 - Paint Your Wagon

Charlie can't help but get Caroline's car sprayed 'diablo red', rather than the 'sandalwood' she wanted. In doing so, he oversteps the mark, but her reaction leaps even further.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th July 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
Seretta Wilson (as Serretta Wilson) Diana Wilkinson (Henley local)
John Tordoff Thomson's Bodyshop man
Sandy Hendrickse Phoebe (Diana Wilkinson's housekeeper)
Flaminia Cinque Viv (Local housekeeper)
Jaclyn Mendoza Local housekeeper
Writing team
Greg Freeman Writer (Adapted By)
Lissa Levin Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Christopher Walker Producer

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