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

BBC One sitcom about a couple. 13 episodes (2 series), 1987 - 1988. Stars Tim Brooke-Taylor, Diane Keen, Sheila Steafel and Garfield Morgan.

You Must Be The Husband

When she writes a best-selling novel, Tom struggles with life in the shadow of his successful wife, Alice

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

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.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 8th September 1987 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 4th April 1988 on BBC One at 7:40pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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