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The Threshold

Episode 1 of 13

Newlyweds George and Kate find themselves locked out of their new flat. Stars Richard Briers and Prunella Scales. From June 1965.

Newlyweds George and Kate find themselves locked out of their new flat.

Richard Briers and Prunella Scales star as newlyweds, in the 1960's BBC comedy that brought the pair to prominence.

Originating on BBC TV, it was adapted for radio version due to its popularity. The sitcom charts their domestic and relationship trials, tribulations and stresses, in addition to George's troubles at the office and their first baby.

In this opening episode the young, newly-married couple Kate and George Starling return to their first home together.

A decade later, Richard Briers went on to play Tom Good in The Good Life and Prunella Scales went on to star as Sybil in Fawlty Towers. They remained friends until Richard Briers' death in 2013.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1965.

30 minutes

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