A Fine Romance (1981)

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Original run: 1 Nov 1981 – 17 Feb 1984

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Comedy

Network: itv UK

Watched by: 4 of 704 729 0%

Total running time: 13 hours 30 minutes

Episode duration: 30 minutes

IMDB rating: 7 of 10 595

MyShows rating: 5 of 5 1


A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister and brother-in-law were played by Susan Penhaligon and Richard Warwick. It was produced by London Weekend Television and written by Bob Larbey. It was first broadcast on 8 November 1981. It lasted for 26 episodes over four series; the final episode being broadcast on 17 February 1984. The series takes its name from a song in the 1936 film Swing Time, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, which Dench recorded as the theme music.

The series was nominated for nine BAFTA British Academy Television Awards and a winner of two, both for Dench's performance in 1982 and 1985.

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