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No, Honestly: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (S1EP5 ITV 3 Nov 1974, Liz Smith)



Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: C.D. tries to hide that fact that he was an orphan by hiring actor friends to play his parents at a dinner party given by Clara’s parents. Confusion arises when Royle takes the week off and the temporary staff arrives before C.D.’s ‘parents.’

Regular Cast: John Alderton (C. D.), Pauline Collins (Clara)

Guest Cast: Ruth Holden (Marion), Ivan Beavis (Victor), Fanny Rowe (Lady Burrell), Kenneth Benda (Royle), James Berwick (Lord Burrell), Patrick McAlinney (Duffy), Liz Smith (May), Peter Davidson (Angus),

Writers: Terence Brady & Charlotte Bingham / Director: David Askey

Airdate: 3 Nov 1974 on ITV

Series: No, Honestly Season 1 Episode 5

Show Info: Sitcom. Couple, C.D. Danby and Clara, take a nostalgic look back at the early days of their relationship. The series ran for one season of 13 episodes. It later returned with a new title, Yes, Honestly and a new cast.