Three Up, Two Down. Image shows from L to R: Angie Tyler (Lysette Anthony), Nick Tyler (Ray Burdis), Sam Tyler (Michael Elphick), Daphne Trenchard (Angela Thorne). Copyright: BBC
Three Up, Two Down

Three Up, Two Down

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1985 - 1989
  • 25 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom about in-laws forced to share a flat below their children, who have just become the proud parents of a baby boy. Stars Angela Thorne, Michael Elphick, Lysette Anthony, Ray Burdis, John Grillo and Neil Stacy

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - Epping's Not Far

Sam and Daphne are trying to settle down to some sort of routine. Daphne tries to improve her social life but hasn't accounted for Sam.

Broadcast details

Monday 6th May 1985
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 1st March 2015 2:15pm BBC2
Thursday 4th June 2015 1:00pm Drama
Thursday 4th June 2015 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 9th July 2015 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 25th August 2016 1:45pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Angela Thorne Daphne Trenchard
Michael Elphick Sam Tyler
Lysette Anthony Angie Tyler
Ray Burdis Nick Tyler
Guest cast
Jeremy Sinden Nigel
Marsha Fitzalan Penelope
Fred Beauman Cabbie
Barry Craine Man in Waiting Room
Writing team
Richard Ommanney Writer
Production team
Mandie Fletcher Director
David Askey Producer
John Wilkinson Editor
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Gaby Brachacka Production Designer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer

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