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You Must Be The Husband. Image shows from L to R: Alice Hammond (Diane Keen), Tom Hammond (Tim Brooke-Taylor). Copyright: BBC
You Must Be The Husband

You Must Be The Husband

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1987 - 1988
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

When she writes a best-selling novel, Tom struggles with life in the shadow of his successful wife, Alice. Stars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Diane Keen, Sheila Steafel, Garfield Morgan, Brian Hall and Michael Stainton

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Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1987 - 1988
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
13 (2 series)
Stars
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Diane Keen, Sheila Steafel, Garfield Morgan, Brian Hall and Michael Stainton
Writer
Colin Bostock-Smith
Director
Richard Boden
Producer
John Kilby
Company

When his wife, Alice writes a best-selling novel, Tom should be a happy man. But life in the shadow of a successful spouse is not what Tom had in mind for his future.

The pair, who live in High Wycombe, soon find themselves regularly called-on by Alice's haughty agent, Miranda.

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Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 8th September 1987 at 8:30pm on BBC One

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