Not In Front Of The Children

Adapted from his TV series by RICHARD WARING : starring

Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner with CHARLOTTE MITCHELL as Mary

Episodes

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0101House In A Tree20150212 (BBC7)
20150214 (BBC7)

Jennifer nags stubborn Henry, who is due in court over a treehouse.

Jennifer berates her headstrong husband Henry who's due in court over his somewhat shaky treehouse.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner and Fanny Rowe as Mother.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1969.

0102Just Pack A Toothbrush20150219 (BBC7)

Mary's surprise news leaves Jennifer broody, much to Henry's horror.

Mary's surprise news leaves Jennifer broody, much to Henry's horror. Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From October 1969.

0103Survival20150226 (BBC7)

A spate of pet deaths causes consternation for the Corner family.

A spate of pet deaths causes consternation for the Corner family. Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From October 1969.

0104Religious Revival20150305 (BBC7)

A dynamic new vicar causes mayhem in the Corner household.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary and Edward de Souza as the Reverend John Spencer.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1969.

0105A Drop Of The Soft Stuff20150312 (BBC7)
20150314 (BBC7)

The facts-of-life conversation is enough to drive Henry to drink.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary and Felix Felton as Mr Barratt.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1969.

0106The George Washington Complex20150319 (BBC7)

Can the idea of honesty gain sway in the Corner household?

Can the idea of honesty gain sway in the Corner household? Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From November 1969.

0107Sweet Memories20150326 (BBC7)

Old photos resurface to create resentments for Jennifer and Henry.

When Henry boasts of his Casanova exploits to his children, Jennifer feels she has to invent an old beau for herself - with disastrous results.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner and Charlotte Mitchell as Mary.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1969.

0108While The Brood's Away20150402 (BBC7)

Jennifer and Henry's plans for a week free of the children go awry.

Sending the children off for a holiday with friends is one thing - but what do you do with your life while they're away?

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1969.

0109Look For The Crystal Lining20150409 (BBC7)

Forgetfulness is the order of the day in the Corner household.

Jennifer puts in a lot of subtle work to remind Henry of their Crystal Wedding Anniversary... and then makes a discovery which causes her to do a bit of back pedalling - like crazy!

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1969.

0110Echo Of The Past20150416 (BBC7)

Jen gets jealous when she sees Henry talking to an old girlfriend.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1969.

0111Spare Time Job20150423 (BBC7)

Jen's scheme to make money runs into red tape, and worse.

Jen's scheme to make money runs into red tape, and worse. Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From December 1969.

0112A Real Family Evening20150430 (BBC7)

Robin is off to boarding school and Jen plans a cosy family occasion.

Robin has won a scholarship to boarding school and this is the eve of his departure, so Jennifer is keen to make his last night at home a rather special one.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Family sitcom, Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1969.

0113An Older Man 's Fancy20150507 (BBC7)

After Henry's behaviour at a party, Jennifer tries to be 'with it'.

After Henry's behaviour at a party, Jennifer tries to be 'with it'. Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From December 1969.

0201Old Grey Mare1970100720170123 (BBC7)
20170128 (BBC7)

Adapted from his TV series by RICHARD WARING : starring

Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner with CHARLOTTE MITCHELL as MaryJennifer is expecting ' and the family are expectant. A country weekend is planned.

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Corner

Unknown: Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Corner

Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell

Unknown: Mary Old Grey Mare

With Jennifer 'expecting', a weekend in the country goes awry.

Jennifer is 'expecting' and the family are expectant - a country week-end is planned, but some alarms spoil the excursions.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Hugo Keith-Johnston as Robin, Jill Riddick as Amanda and Ross Hutchinson as Dr Steele.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1970.

0202Bundle Of Joy1970101420170130 (BBC7)

With Jennifer's baby due, her daughters want a girl, but her son's hoping for a brother. Stars Wendy Craig. From October 1970.

With Jennifer's baby due, her daughters want a girl, but her son's hoping for a brother.

ybody is agog, especially the children.

Signature music by RONNIE HAZLEHURST Produced by TRAFFORD WHITELOCK

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

Music By: Ronnie Hazlehurst

Produced By: Trafford Whitelock

Jennifer Corner: Starring Wendy Craig

Henry Corner: Francis Matthews

Mary: Charlotte Mitchell

TrUdi: Roberta Tovey

RObin: Hugo Keith-Johnston

Amanda: Jill Riddick

Dr Walker: Alexander John

Nurse: Madeleine Howell

Mrs Johnson: Barbara Mitchell

Mr Johnson: Rex Graham

0203A Stand On Ceremony1970102120170206 (BBC7)

Organising their new baby's christening turns into a headache for Jennifer and Henry.

Organising their new baby's christening turns into a headache for Jennifer and Henry. Stars Wendy Craig. From October 1970.

Christening a fourth child shouldn'really provide any problems, but for Jennifer and Henry it becomes a traumatic experience - until Mother-in-Law intervenes. Then it becomes wild, man, wild!

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Corner

Unknown: Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Corner

0204A Slight Case Of Baptism1970102820170213 (BBC7)

It's the new baby's christening day - at Jennifer's mother's church. Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From October 1970.

It's the new baby's christening day - at Jennifer's mother's church.

Adapted from his TV series by RICHARD WARING

A Slight Case of Baptism

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

0205Unemployment Problem1970110420170220 (BBC7)

As the consequences of Henry's rash resignation sink in, Jennifer has a bright idea.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Paul Whitsun-Jones as Mr Wrigley, Gwenda Wilson as Pam and Richard Waring as Harrison.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1970.

Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner with Charlotte Mitchell as Mary Unemployment Problem

Things aren'too good in the Corner household. Since Henry resigned from his job, the prospects of an Art Master don'seem too bright.... until Jennifer has a bright idea. Bright? It's hilarious!

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Corner

Unknown: Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Corner

0206A Yap In The Night1970111120170227 (BBC7)

A spate of break-ins sparks a security crackdown in the Corner home.

A spate of break-ins in the neighbourhood sparks a security crackdown in the Corner household.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Hugo Keith-Johnston as Robin, Frederick Treves as the Detective, David Tate as Mr Wilkinson and Benny Lee as the Pet Shop Owner.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1970.

0206Starring19701111

Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner and Francis Matthews as Henry Corner

A Yap in the Night

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Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Corner

Unknown: Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Corner

Unknown: A Yap

0207A Change Of Scene1970111820170306 (BBC7)

A job offer for Henry, but are the Corner family happy to relocate? Stars Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews. From November 1970.

A job offer for Henry, but are the Corner family happy to relocate?

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0208No Man At The Helm1970112520170313 (BBC7)

The Corners are trying to sell their London house, but things are becoming unhinged.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Hugo Keith-Johnston as Robin, David Tate as the Agent, Norman Mitchell as Mr Weston and Aline Waites as Mrs Weston.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1970.

(Sunday'sbroadcast: Radio 2)

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0209Pastures New1970120220170320 (BBC7)

It's moving day for the Corner family, but the removal men are a little too thorough...

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Hugo Keith-Johnston as Robin, plus Benny Lee and David Tate as the removal men.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in November 1970.

It is moving day, but the removal men are a little too thorough.

starring

Wendy Craig as Jennifer Francis Matthews as Henry CHARLOTTE MITCHELL as Mary Pastures New

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Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Charlotte Mitchell

0210Friendships Old, Friendships New1970120920170327 (BBC7)

Jennifer finds her first day alone in the new cottage rather lonely.

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Hugo Keith-Johnston as Robin, Benny Lee as the Disc Jockey, Jeffrey Segal as Mr Hobson, Jordan Rogers as Dorothy Jane, Gwenda Wilson as Pam and Olwen Griffiths as Mrs Hobson.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1970.

Jennifer feels lonely on her first day alone in the new cottage.

thews as Henry Corner with CHARLOTTE MITCHELL as Mary Friendships Old , Friendships New

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Contributors

Unknown: Richard Waring

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Unknown: Jennifer Corner

Unknown: Francis Matthews

Unknown: Henry Corner

Unknown: Mary Friendships Old

0211Domestic Help1970121620170403 (BBC7)

Desperate to get a cleaner, how can Jennifer raise the cash?

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Doris Rogers as Mrs Scraggs, Joan Sanderson as Mrs Foskett-Dyke, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Olwen Griffiths as Mrs Hobson, Nigel Lambert as Don Scraggs and Frederick Treves as PC Wilson.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1970.

(Sundays broadcast: Radio 2)

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0212Home From Home1970122320170410 (BBC7)

Jennifer's mission to save the plants back at their old house doesn't take root...

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Aline Waites as Mrs Weston, Richard Waring as Peter Harrison and June Liversidge as Marilyn.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Wendy Craig won a Best Actress BAFTA award for the TV version of Not in Front of the Children in 1969. This was the first of several housewife roles that Wendy Craig was to play on television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in December 1970.

Jennifer's mission to save plants from the old house goes awry.

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0213Country Style19701230