Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
A Week Of Sundays2017122220171223"It seemed a bit sad that we weren't doing the full Christmas bit this year, and I thought maybe it'd be a good idea if we had our own little Christmas lunch on Sunday..."

Sarah bickers with daughter Clare and mother Eleanor bicker over their festive planning.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Alan Thompson as the Customer.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1985.

The family decide to break from tradition and make alternative festive arrangements.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

The Season Of Relative Goodwill1987122520181226 (BBC7)
20181227 (BBC7)
"Even doing what you always do at Christmas presupposes agreement about exactly what it is that you always do".

Sarah's mother makes everyone follow her strict timetable for Christmas Day.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1987.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0101The Older Man1985041720170825 (BBC7)
20170826 (BBC7)
Widow Sarah battles to bring up her 18-year-old daughter Clare, hindered by her meddling mother Eleanor.

The debut episode of Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and James Griffiths as Nick.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1985.

Widow Sarah is bringing up her daughter, with a meddling mother.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0102Moving1985042420170901 (BBC7)
20170902 (BBC7)
Her daughter wants to move out. Her mother wants to move in, but should Sarah just sell up?

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Marion Bailey as Janie.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1985.

Her daughter wants to move out. Her mother wants to move in. Should Sarah just sell up?

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0103The Cowboy1985050120170908 (BBC7)
20170909 (BBC7)
Sarah's mother and daughter gang up on her when she hires a cheap builder with big brown eyes...

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Leo Dolan as Terry.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.

Sarah's mother and daughter gang up on her when she hires a builder.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0104The Dinner Party1985050820170915 (BBC7)
20170916 (BBC7)
Sarah plays hostess, Mother plays the martyr and daughter Clare holds a flat-warming party.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Richard Davies as Leo Dolan and Ellen McIntosh as Gwen.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.

Sarah plays hostess, Mother plays the martyr and Clare holds a flat-warming party.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0105Gossip1985051520170922 (BBC7)
20170923 (BBC7)
Rumours abound - as Sarah and her mother unwittingly conspire together.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and John Nettleton as the Vicar.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.

Rumours abound as Sarah and her mother unwittingly conspire together.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0106Mr Right1985052220170929 (BBC7)
20170930 (BBC7)
Sarah meets her daughter Clare's boyfriend, while her mother Eleanor interferes.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Nigel Williams as David.

Four radio series were made, but instead of then moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.

Sarah meets her daughter Clare's boyfriend, while her mother interferes.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0107The Spectre At The Feast1985052920171006 (BBC7)
20171007 (BBC7)
Widow Sarah is wary of matchmakers - and her mother Eleanor's interference.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Mark Kingston as Chris.

Four radio series were made, but instead of then moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1985.

Angry widow Sarah dodges matchmakers and her mother's interference.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0108Going Away1985060520171013 (BBC7)
20171014 (BBC7)
Sarah's keen to book a holiday, but can't get away from her family.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Mary Maddox as Alison.

Four radio series were made, but instead of then moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1985.

Sarah is keen to book a holiday, but can't get away from her family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0201Memory Games1986081620171201 (BBC7)
20171202 (BBC7)
20200422 (BBC7)
20200425 (BBC7)
Daughter Clare's trivia quiz helps Sarah with all her memories of her late husband.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Daughter Clare's trivia quiz helps Sarah with all the memories of late husband Henry.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, David Quilter as Miles and Graham Blockey as the Quizmaster.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1986.

'Mother, you are doing it again. You are defining us. And what's more, you are wrong. Henry was lovely and endearing, but he wasn't practical. He couldn't organise himself out of a paper bag.'.

Daughter Clare's trivia quiz helps Sarah with all her memories of late husband Henry.

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
Miles.... David Quilter
Quizmaster.... Graham Blockey

0202The Romantic Approach1986082320171208 (BBC7)
20171209 (BBC7)
20200429 (BBC7)
Clare has been dumped, Eleanor finds a friend and Sarah is listening.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Clare's been dumped, Eleanor finds a friend and Sarah's listening.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Lockwood West as Aubrey and David Learner as the Delivery boy.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV, Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1986.

'It's amazing how much harm winning a war does for the moral fibre of a nation. I mean, you'd never have seen Winston Churchill walking around with a personal stereo.'

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
Aubrey.... Lockwood West
Delivery boy.... David Learner

0203The Cold1986083020171215 (BBC7)
20171216 (BBC7)
Sarah, her mother Eleanor and daughter Clare battle with colds - and each other.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Peter Howell as the Doctor,

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1986.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0204Bedside Manners1986090620171229 (BBC7)
20171230 (BBC7)
Poorly Sarah's in hospital and must cope with visits from her mother and daughter.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Deborah Findlay as the Sister.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1986.

Poorly Sarah is in hospital and must cope with visits from her mother and daughter.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0205The Kitten1986091320180105 (BBC7)
20180106 (BBC7)
20200506 (BBC7)
Sarah and her mother disagree over house tidiness, until a visitor arrives.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Sarah and her mother disagree over tidiness of the house - until a visitor arrives...

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Michael Hadley as the Policeman and Simon Brett as Percy Bradshaw.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1986.

'One kitten looks pretty much like another kitten so far as I'm concerned. They're just small versions of cats. And I'm not that keen on cats.'

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
Policeman.... Michael Hadley
Percy Bradshaw.... Simon Brett

0206The Married Man1986092020180112 (BBC7)
20180113 (BBC7)
20200513 (BBC7)
Clare's latest love affair proves difficult to keep secret from granny Eleanor.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Clare's latest love affair proves difficult to keep secret from granny Eleanor.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1986.

'Many people have found that a couple of months negotiating gear levers in golf-club car parks can rather take the edge off romance.'

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper

0207The Other Married Man1986092720180119 (BBC7)
20180120 (BBC7)
20200520 (BBC7)
Sarah tries keeping her affair secret, but her mother Eleanor can sniff out deceit.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

"I can tell when she's being deceitful. There's an expression that comes into her face. I remember when she was only two and she cut all Rosie's hair off."

Sarah tries keeping her affair secret, but her mother Eleanor can sniff out deceit.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
James.... Edward de Souza

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1986.

0208The Teapot1986100420180126 (BBC7)
20180127 (BBC7)
20200527 (BBC7)
Eleanor wants a video player, but how can she raise the cash?

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Eleanor wants a video player but how can she raise the cash?

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Nicholas Le Prevost as the Valuer.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV, Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1986.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
The Valuer.... Nicholas Le Prevost

0301Wedding Bells1987092220180413 (BBC7)
20180414 (BBC7)
20200715 (BBC7)
'Well, I think it's a mother's duty to keep a maternal eye on her daughter's emotional entanglements. That's what I always tried to do with you. You know, subtly. At a distance.'

Eleanor has plans for nuptials in the family, but the family has other ideas...

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1987.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

0302Poor Relations1987092920180420 (BBC7)
20180421 (BBC7)
20200722 (BBC7)
"No, they're lovely. They'd never make me feel awkward. They'll keep inviting me, even if I never ask them back. That's not the problem. It's my pride. I want to be equal with them. I don't want to traipse around in their wake like something out of Anita Brookner."

Proud Sarah suffers her mother's nosiness, as well as some unexpected advances.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Sarah.... Prunella Scales
Eleanor.... Joan Sanderson
Russell.... Benjamin Whitrow
Clare.... Gerry Cowper
Neville.... Ian Thompson

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1987.

Proud Sarah suffers her mother's nosiness as well as some unexpected advances.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Ian Thompson as Neville.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0303Guilty Secrets1987100620180427 (BBC7)
20180428 (BBC7)
20200729 (BBC7)
'She does have her sensitivities. And this.... for a woman... any woman... even my mother - I'd have thought it would strike at the whole image she has of her entire marriage.'

Sarah tidies up husband Henry's study four years after his death.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Paul Sirr as Rod.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV , Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1987.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0304Lines Of Communication1987101320180504 (BBC7)
20180505 (BBC7)
20200805 (BBC7)
'It's been wonderfully peaceful. Or it would have been if I hadn't felt so guilty all the time.'

Sarah and her mother Eleanor wage a war of attrition, until Russell steps in.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1987.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0305Intellectual Aspirations1987102020180511 (BBC7)
20180512 (BBC7)
20200812 (BBC7)
'... but he did look at you twice. So clearly you have something that appeals to him other than your ability to discuss Schopenhauer's Weltanschauung.'

Clare's seeing graduate Julian, but his brainy parents make her feel inadequate.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Jasper Jacob as Julian.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1987.

Clare is seeing graduate Julian, but his brainy parents make her feel inadequate.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

0306A Box Of Chocolates1987102720180518 (BBC7)
20180519 (BBC7)
20200819 (BBC7)
"Any treaty drawn up with my mother would have to include strict boundary agreements. I'm afraid she has the same attitude to frontiers as Genghis Khan. And now I come to think of it, the similarities don't end there."

When Sarah meets an old flame 30 years on, her mother manages to interrupt them once again.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Tom Wilkinson as Peter and Julie Berry as the Doctor.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1987.

When Sarah sees an old flame 30 years on, her mother interrupts them once again.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0307Different Viewpoints1987110320180525 (BBC7)
20180526 (BBC7)
20200826 (BBC7)
'If the television is a guest in the house, it's rude to exclude it from the conversation. If the television says something, then one would be impolite not to respond to it.'

Sarah is irritated by her mother Eleanor's opinions on TV - and every other subject...

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

Sarah is irritated by her mother Eleanor's opinions on TV and every other subject.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0308The End Of A Chapter1987111020180601 (BBC7)
20180602 (BBC7)
20200902 (BBC7)
"The status quo does suit me rather well."

Sarah's off to Florence, but worries about her mother - and shock news from Clare.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Jasper Jacob as Julian.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

Sarah is off to Florence but worries about her mother, plus there's shock news from Clare.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0401Dependent Relatives1989011720180706 (BBC7)
20180707 (BBC7)
20201104 (BBC7)
'I'm sorry, Mother. It's just that that's the fourth time you've said you're not feeling at all well in the last hour".

Sarah is missing her daughter Clare - and her mother Eleanor is still very irritating.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1989.

Sarah is missing daughter Clare, and her mother Eleanor is still very irritating.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0402Relative Movement1989012420180713 (BBC7)
20180714 (BBC7)
20201111 (BBC7)
"If you've decided you're going to settle permanently in Australia.... well, it could make sense for me to rent the place out."

With daughter Clare off on her travels, Sarah is plotting....

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Fabia Drake as Lady Newby.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1989.

With her daughter Clare away in Australia, Sarah decides to rent her flat out.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0403A Fully Extended Family1989013120180720 (BBC7)
20180721 (BBC7)
20201118 (BBC7)
"Mother's mind is so devious. She can build up huge edifices of fantasy from the smallest hint".

Clare returns from Australia, but where is Julian? Sarah delves and Eleanor spins.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1989.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0404Sunday Lunch1989020720201125 (BBC7)
20180727 (BBC7)
20180728 (BBC7)
"In certain circumstances you steam fish when someone's ill or something. You don't steam potatoes.'
Sarah and her mother Eleanor argue over cooking the veg.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1989.

To steam or not to steam? Sarah and Eleanor argue over potatoes.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0405Little Women1989021420201202 (BBC7)
20180803 (BBC7)
20180804 (BBC7)
"'I don't know which of the two masculine approaches is the more offensive - Gary's straight boorishness or Vernon's patronising, undervaluing gallantry".

Trying to put up a new shelf, Sarah's goes to war in the battle of the sexes.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Frederick Treves as Vernon and Ian Michie as Gary.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.

Sarah has a bit of trouble putting up some shelves, but she gets the last laugh.

Prunella Scales stars in the sitcom about three generations of women in one family.

"'I don't know which of the two masculine approaches is the more offensive - Gary's straight boorishness or Vernon's patronising, undervaluing gallantry".

Trying to put up a new shelf, Sarah's goes to war in the battle of the sexes.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Starring Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare, Frederick Treves as Vernon and Ian Michie as Gary.

Four radio series were made, but instead of moving to BBC TV - Thames Television produced 'After Henry' for the ITV network.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.

Sarah has a bit of trouble putting up some shelves, but she gets the last laugh.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0406Family Album1989022120170517 (BBC7)
20180810 (BBC7)
20180811 (BBC7)
"Look at this old dear - roses round her cottage door, a cosy smell of making cake wafting from her kitchen. I can imagine a lot of people buying that, putting it in a frame and claiming it as their own grandmother. Probably easier to cope with than the real thing".

Eleanor's family snaps spark arguments with daughter Sarah over the past...

Stars Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Jean Anderson as Auntie Lilian.

Written by Simon Brett

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.

Eleanor's old snaps spark arguments with Sarah over the past. From February 1989.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0407Keeping Faith1989022820180817 (BBC7)
20180818 (BBC7)
"Anyone brought up on the Bible would automatically know that it's wrong to have a milk bottle on the table."

When Clare revokes her faith in God, her mother and granny are none too pleased.

Stars Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell and Gerry Cowper as Clare.

Written by Simon Brett

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1989.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales

0408Positive Thinking1989030720180824 (BBC7)
20180825 (BBC7)
"I've never seen Clare so sure of herself. Or so sure of anything."

With Julian back on the scene, Clare is ecstatic. But her mother Sarah has concerns.

Simon Brett's comedy about three generations of women - struggling to cope after the death of Sarah's GP husband - who never quite manage to see eye to eye.

Stars Prunella Scales as Sarah, Joan Sanderson as Eleanor, Benjamin Whitrow as Russell, Gerry Cowper as Clare and Jasper Jacob as Julian.

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1989.

With Julian back on the scene, Clare is ecstatic. But her mother Sarah is worried.

Sitcom about three generations of women in one family, starring Prunella Scales