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It is nearly Christmas, all are getting ready. Malcolm goes to get a tree this entails Pamela riding in the side car. Plans for Christmas day don't go as hoped for, so Brenda and Malcolm find their own solution.


Les Chatfield


Jim Hitchmough




Episode cast overview:
Emma Wray Emma Wray ... Brenda Wilson
Liza Tarbuck ... Pamela Wilson
Paul Bown Paul Bown ... Malcolm Stoneway
Patsy Byrne Patsy Byrne ... Marjorie Stoneway
Philip Fox Philip Fox ... Sidney Clough
Al T. Kossy Al T. Kossy ... Harold
Bill Moores Bill Moores ... Cedric
Michael Starke ... Forester (as Michael Stark)


Brenda staggers home with loads of Christmas shopping. She and Pamela check trough the list, Brenda miss read Pamela's list where she had written crepe paper. Brenda wants to spend Christmas with Malcolm, but Pamela insists she must go to mums. Malcolm meanwhile has the same trouble trying to get out of Christmas with his mum. Malcolm, Brenda and Pamela go to get a tree for Malcolm's mum, Pamela has to ride in the side car, the plan to swap half way goes awry, which does not please her. Back at Malcolm's Mrs Stoneway is not happy, she already has a tree, and when leaving the room, grabs her bag as she does not trust Brenda and Pamela. Malcolm and Brenda find away to spend Christmas together at Pamela's flat, that Brenda also lives in, by having a Chinese Christmas, that is on a different day to the 25th. They exchange gifts, but Pamela comes back,upset, having walked out on her married boyfriend. It turns out after the office party Sidney, Pamela's boss come boyfriend, had driver her ... Written by Vita 1956

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27 December 1987 (UK) See more »

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