Mrs Thursday

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Mrs Thursday was a British television comedy-drama produced by Associated Television.

It starred veteran British actress Kathleen Harrison as Alice Thursday, a Cockney cleaning lady who inherits £10 million and the controlling interest in a multinational company upon the death of her employer (as well as his Rolls Royce and Mayfair mansion). Hugh Manning played Richard Hunter, Mrs Thursday's butler, business adviser and confidant.

The series was devised by Lord Ted Willis and featured scripts by Jack Rosenthal.

Three series of Mrs Thursday were produced. Series One (13 episodes) was broadcast between March 15 and June 7, 1966, Series Two (13 episodes) between December 27, 1966 and March 20, 1967 and Series Three (12 episodes) between October 5 and December 22, 1967.

Series One is available on DVD. Series Two was released on DVD on 30 September 2013.

Episode List[edit]

Series 1 (first broadcast March 15-June 7, 1966)

A Ride in a Rolls Royce

Call Me Madam

Family Reunion

Thursday's Child

Honesty Is the Best Policy

The Girl from Fuller Street

The Canvas Jungle

You Don't Have to Book Buckingham Palace

The Snows of Yesteryear

Hunter's Moon

The Full Dress Affair

The Sitting Tenant

Margate Comes But Once a Year

Series 2 (first broadcast December 27, 1966 – March 20, 1967)

A Little of What You Fancy

Changes Over the Counter

The Train from Dunrich Station

The Duke and I

When My Boy Comes Home

Only Washing and Babies

We Don't Pay London Prices

The Answer Is a Lemon

No Tea for the Tallyman

Up the Garden Path

The Old School Tie Up

A Matter of Time

Charity Begins at the Ball

Series 3 (first broadcast October 5-December 22, 1967)

News of a Cruise

All in the Same Boat

The Sea, the Sea, the Open Sea

When in Malaga

Two of a Kind

A Genuine Moorish Momento

Spring Time for Hunter

Alice Is at It Again

In the Sea Air

A Question of Being Entitled

Everything in Concert

We Bid You All Goodbye

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