Mrs. Thursday

Series One

Episode 01 A Ride In A Rolls Royce
Originally transmitted on 14th March 1966

Mrs Thursday has barely had time to register the news that she's inherited control of Dunrich Industries when a shrewd executive tries to talk her into signing away her position on the board of directors. Suave, cultured aid Richard Hunter comes to her rescue - and who better to become her business adviser?
Guests Wensley Pithey and Marion Mathie
Written by Ted Willis
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode 02 Call Me Madam?
Originally transmitted on 21st March 1966

Mrs Thursday experiences her first day as the head of the Dunrich Group. A clash with the directors ensues when her choice of a suitable memorial for George is put before the board.
Written by Ted Willis
Directed by John Cooper

Episode 03 Family Reunion
Originally transmitted on 28th March 1966

The family have heard of Mrs Thursday's astonishing good fortune and they descend upon her, one after another...
Guest Ivor Dean
Written by Ted Willis
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode 04 "Thursday's Child..."
Originally transmitted on 4th April 1966

When a small baby is sent to Mrs Thursday in a wicker hamper, Hunter and Sir Charles worry about the legality of the consequences.
Written by Jack Rosenthal
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode 05 Honesty Is The Best Policy
Originally transmitted on 11th April 1966

In a fit of nostalgia, Mrs thursday slips out one night to play bingo. There, she meets Mr Budge - who becomes somewhat of a problem to her and to Hunter.
Guest Norman Bird
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode 06 The Girl From Fuller Street
Originally transmitted on 18th April 1966

Mrs Thursday goes to Fuller Street to try to discover why her old friend Sylvia Summers has written her an abusive letter; and Hunter proves his worth as Mrs Thursday's financial adviser.
Written by Gerald Kelsey
Directed by Alastair Reid

Episode 07 The Canvas Jungle
Originally transmitted on 25th April 1966

Liston, a young artist, overwhelms Mrs Thursday and demands to be her artistic adviser. Against her will she agrees, deciding to prove whether he is a painter of merit or not...
Guests George Pravda and David Knight
Written by Bruce Stewart
Directed by Alastair Reid

Episode 08 You Don't Have To Book For Buckingham Palace
Originally transmitted on 2nd May 1966

Mrs Thursday would like to have a holiday with some old friends, but finds herself greeted with suspicion and opposition.
Written by Jack Rosenthal
Directed by Valerie Hanson

Episode 09 The Snows Of Yesteryear
Originally transmitted on 9th May 1966

Mrs Thursday sets out to investigate why a young typist in Dunrich House has fallen foul of a newly appointed personnel lady, Judith Bonamy.
Guests Patience Collier and Judy Geeson
Written by Bruce Stewart
Directed by Alastair Reid

Episode 10 Hunter's Moon
Originally transmitted on 16th May 1966

Hunter very nearly runs himself into marriage when he embarks on a property deal on his own account.
Guest Wanda Ventham
Written by Martin Worth
Directed by Robert D. Cardona

Episode 11 The Full Dress Affair
Originally transmitted on 23rd May 1966

A boutique runs into financial difficulties, and Mrs Thursday decides to offer help.
Written by Sheila Hodgson
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode 12 The Sitting Tenant
Originally transmitted on 30th May 1966

Mrs Thursday tries to persuade Colonel Crichton to move from his house, due for demolition immediately, on a site owned by the Dunrich Group; the Colonel refuses to budge.
Guests Tenniel Evans and Charles Lloyd Pack
Written by Julian Bond
Directed by Alastair Reid

Episode 13 Margate Comes But Once A Year
Originally transmitted on 6th June 1966

Mrs Thursday finds that it's too late to go on the annual outing to Margate with her friends from Fuller Street. She decides to fly to Le Touquet instead!
Guests Joan Newell and Doris Rogers
Written by Richard Harris
Directed by Bill Stewart

Episode Synopsis Taken From DVD Cover ©2013 Network

Film Images ©1966 Associated Television Limited

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