A working class couple are planning to give their only daughter and new GI son-in-law a right Northern welcome. But trouble starts to flare when a young man flirts with their daughter! Jimmy James is often hailed as the 'comedian's comedian'. He developed one of the funniest stage routines in variety history and was an inspiration to his fellow comedians. Norman Evans will forever be remembered for his toothless northern housewife character, Fanny Fairbrother, which influenced the young Les Dawson.