Meet the Wife (1963–1966)

TV Series   |    |  Comedy


Episode Guide
Meet the Wife (1963) Poster

The humorous ups and downs of a middle-aged married couple.


7.4/10
21

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Cast & Crew

Top Series Cast



Creators:

Ronald Chesney, Ronald Wolfe

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


4 July 2020 | jfryleach
8
| Traditional British comedy of the 60's
Meet the Wife was one of the first comedies written by the reliable team of Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney, following on from their success of the Rag Trade. Comedy stalwarts Thora Heard and Freddie Frinton play a long married couple whose children have flown the nest and documents the comedic trials and comforts of mid-life marriage Freddie enjoyed the simple pleasures and would do anything for a quiet life. However, that was not really possible being married to Thora, his overbearing and snobbish wife who longed to move up in the social world. But in private the husband and wife would talk to each other using their natural north-country accents, in mixed company (and especially when answering the telephone (like Hyacinth in Keeping up Appearances ), Thora would immediately adopt an obviously false refinement A very popular series of the time (running for 5 series) Viewers took to the characters whose constant bickering, usually over the most trivial of matters, resulted in a kiss and make up by the end of each episode. Famously mentioned in a Beatles song of the time.

Critic Reviews


Details

Release Date:

28 December 1963

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK

Contribute to this page

The Rise of Will Smith

As Will Smith joins the cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for a reunion on HBO Max, we take a look at his rise to fame.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com