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And Mother Makes Five (ITV 1974-1976 with Wendy Craig and Richard Coleman)

UK / ITV – Thames / 26×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 1 May 1974 – 11 Feb 1976 / Wednesdays 8.00pm

Creator: Richard Waring / Theme Music: Johnny Hawkesworth / Producer and Director: Peter Frazer-Jones

Sitcom. Sequel to …And Mother Makes Three. Sally Harrison has married widower David Redway, he has a daughter Jane, which obviously necessitated the title change.

Wendy Craig wrote quite a few episodes of this series under the pen name of Johnathon Marr.

cast
WENDY CRAIG as Sally Redway
RICHARD COLEMAN as David Redway
ROBIN DAVIES as Simon Redway
DAVID PARFITT as Peter Redway
MAXINE GORDON as Jane Redway
VALERIE LUSH as Auntie Flo

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 1 May – 12 June 1974
1. WHERE OUR CARAVAN IS RESTING
2. THE MATTER OF TINY FEET
3. SEED OF SUSPICION
4. TO THE AID OF THE PARTY
5. WISH YOU WERE THERE
6. IF I CAN HELP SOMEBODY
7. FAIR EXCHANGE

SEASON TWO 22 October – 26 November 1974
All episodes written by Wendy Craig (as Jonathan Marr)
1. LOVE’S LABOURS LOST
2. DOUBLE STANDARDS
3. BRIDGING THE GAP
4. FOR RICHER FOR POORER
5. DATE DATA
6. PART OF THE FURNITURE

SEASON THREE 4 June – 16 July 1975
1. GROWING PAINS*
2. GOODBYE MR TURNBULL
3. FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS*
4. THE MATING TEST*
5. LEGS ELEVEN
6. ART FOR ARTS SAKE
7. RE-CHARGING THE BATTERIES*
* Written by Wendy Craig (as Jonathan Marr)

SEASON FOUR 7 January – 11 February 1976
1. WORDS AND PICTURES
2. NONE SO BLIND*
3. LOVE IS A MOST CONFOUNDED THING
4. UNLICENSED PREMISES
5. SALLY’S DIARY*
6. JOBS FOR THE BOY
* Written by Wendy Craig (as Jonathan Marr)