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Family Affairs (BBC 1949-1950, Heather Thatcher, Michael Shepley)



Early sitcom Family Affairs was broadcast live from Alexandra Palace and detailed episodes in the life of the middle class Connover family. The series was initially billed as Family Affair before the extra S was added.

production details
UK / BBC / 14×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 October 1949 – 18 February 1950 / Saturdays 9.30pm

Creator: Betty Farmer / Writer: Eric Maschwitz / Producer: Michael Mills

Heather Thatcher as Linda Connover
Michael Shepley as Henry Connover
Denis Gordon as Tony Connover