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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