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House in a Tree

Jennifer nags stubborn Henry due in court over a treehouse. Family sitcom adapted from TV with Wendy Craig. From September 1969.

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

Starring Wendy Craig and Francis Matthews.

The comedy mishaps of the Corner family - Jennifer and Henry and their three kids Trudi, Amanda and Robin.

Four series were first shown on BBC TV from 1967 to 1970. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

Jennifer Corner ...... Wendy Craig
Henry Corner ...... Francis Matthews
Mother ...... Fanny Rowe
Trudi ...... Roberta Tovey
Amanda ...... Jill Riddick
Robin ...... Hugo Keith-Johnston
Biddy ...... Madeleine Howell
Telephone Operator ...... Olwen Griffiths
Police Sergeant ...... David Tate
Prison Warder ...... Geoffrey Frederick

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 TV. 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.

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30 minutes

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