TV UK TV

Tears Before Bedtime (BBC-1 1983, Geraldine McEwan, Francis Matthews)

Archetypal Richard Waring sitcom Tears Before Bedtime saw Anne and Geoffrey Dickens tiring of the behavior of their three grown up (18,19 and 20) kids deciding to move out of their home, leaving it to the children. They start again in a basement flat.

production details
UK / BBC One / 7×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 March – 10 May 1983 Tuesdays 8.30pm

Writer: Richard Waring / Producer and Director: Harold Snoad

cast
Geraldine Mcewan as Anne Dickens
Francis Matthews as Geoffrey Dickens
Nigel Greaves as Giles
Amanda Bairstow as Victoria
Anthony Calf as Simon

THE EPISODES
1. THE GRAND GESTURE (29 Mar 83)
2. THE SECOND HONEYMOON (5 Apr 83)
3. SHOW ME THE WAY TO LEAVE HOME (12 Apr 83)
4. HOME FROM HOME (19 Apr 83)
5. AWAY FROM IT ALL (26 Apr 83)
6. WORKING ARRANGEMENT (3 May 83)
7. JOBS FOR THE BOYS (10 May 83)