The Very Merry Widow

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Original run: November 1967 – July 1969

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Comedy

Network: BBC one UK

Watched by: 7 of 707 960 0%

Total running time: 6 hours 58 minutes

Episode duration: 22 minutes

MyShows rating: 1.5 of 5 2


The show revolves around Jacqui Villiers, who loses her husband when he is killed in a boating accident. After his death, all he leaves her is a substantial amount of debt. She sets out to raise enough money to pay off the debts and save her London mews home, taking various jobs and also taking in a lodger, Freddie Phillipson. Jacqui is helped by her daughter Jennifer and her friends Henrietta, Mavis and Millicent.

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