Sitcom Take My Wife detailed the misadventures of struggling stand up comic Harvey Hill. His agent, Maurice Watkins is sure Harvey is destined for the big time but does have a clue how to get him there.
Meanwhile Harvey’s home life is a little difficult too, his wife can’t understand his ambitions and his upper-class mother-in-law is none too impressed either.
UK / ITV – Granada / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 17 January – 7 March 1979 Wednesdays 8.30pm
Writer: Anthony Couch / Theme Music: Alan Parker / Producer: John G. Temple / Director: Gordon Flemyng
Duggie Brown as Harvey Hall
Elisabeth Sladen as Josie Hall
Victor Spinetti as Maurice Watkins
Toni Palmer as Doreen Underhill
Joan Benham as Mabel Norrington