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A Stand on Ceremony

Organising their new baby's christening turns into a headache for Jennifer and Henry. Stars Wendy Craig. From October 1970.

Christening a fourth child shouldn't really provide any problems, but for Jennifer and Henry it's starting to look traumatic...

Starring Wendy Craig as Jennifer Corner, Francis Matthews as Henry Corner, Fanny Rowe as Mother, Charlotte Mitchell as Mary, Roberta Tovey as Trudi, Jill Riddick as Amanda, Richard Waring as Harrison, Frederick Treves as Perry/the Rev Grover, James Thomason as the Rev Pettifer and John Gabriel as the Rev Martin.

The second series of comedy mishaps of the Corner family: Jennifer and Henry and their three children Trudi, Amanda and Robin. Not in Front of the Children originally ran for four series from 1967 to 1970 on BBC TV. Richard Waring adapted his own scripts for this radio version, now fully restored from the original reel-to-reel tapes.

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 television. Later series included And Mother Makes Three/Five and Butterflies.

Music by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Producer: Trafford Whitelock.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in October 1970.

30 minutes