As Good Cooks Go

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As Good Cooks Go
Genre Sitcom
Starring Tessie O'Shea
Frank Williams
Robert Dorning
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of episodes 6
Running time 30 minutes
Original network BBC1
Original release 5 May 1969 – 25 February 1970

As Good Cooks Go was a black-and-white British sitcom that aired on BBC1 from 1969 to 1970. Written by John Warren and John Singer, it starred Tessie O'Shea and Frank Williams.



Blodwen O'Reilly is a cook who works in many different establishments. She turns a transport café into a quality restaurant, works in an Army canteen and prepares meals in an old people's home.


Pilot (1969)[edit]

Series One (1970)[edit]

  1. Episode One (28 January 1970)
  2. Episode Two (4 February 1970)
  3. Episode Three (11 February 1970)
  4. Episode Four (18 February 1970)
  5. Episode Five (25 February 1970)

A sixth episode of the first series was planned for 4 March 1970, but this was cancelled due to the show's lack of popularity with the public.[citation needed] As was typical BBC practice of the time, all of the episodes were later wiped, and none exist in the archives as of 2015.[citation needed]


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