Not In Front Of The Children, 1967

Another forgotten sitcom.  Not In Front Of The Children was Wendy Craig’s first sitcom and her first playing what would become something of a trademark acting in many similar roles as a scatty housewife.

Not In Front Of The Children ran for four series between 1967 and 1970.  During that time thirty nine episodes were made of which only eight still remain in the BBC archive.  In 1969 creator Richard Waring adapted 13 episodes for broadcast on BBC Radio 2.  These are among the series that are repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra check their website for details.


Jennifer Corner is a rather scatterbrained middle-class homemaker. Her husband Henry is a school art teacher.  They have three children, a boy in his early teens and two girls who were slightly younger.

In later series she has a baby and they move from the London suburb of Battersea to the country.







Wendy Craig – Jennifer Corner
Paul Daneman – Henry Corner (series 1)
Ronald Hines – Henry Corner (series 2-4)
The Children
Peter Levy
Roberta Tovey
Jill Riddick


Channel: BBC1
Created and Written By: Richard Waring
Original Transmission Dates: 26th May 1967 – 9th January 1970

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