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Divided We Stand (BBC-1 1987-1988, Shaun Curry, Anna Keaveney)



In sitcom Divided We Stand married couple Bert and Maisie separate but neither is prepared to leave their house – so they split it down the middle. Their problems are compounded by the facts that their pregnant daughter Susan (Michelle Holmes) announces that she’s going to leave her Spanish husband and move back into the family home.

production details
UK / BBC One / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 10 November 1987 – 5 January 1988 / Tuesdays 7.00pm

Writer: Myra Taylor / Directors: Sue Bysh, Harold Snoad

Shaun Curry as Bert
Anna Keaveney as Maisie
Peter Childs as Jack
Maggie McCarthy as Rita
Michelle Holmes as Susan
Vivienne Martin as Edna