Three Up, Two Down

Three Up, Two Down is a British sitcom starring Michael Elphick and Angela Thorne that ran for 4 seasons from April 15, 1985 - June 18, 1989.

Nick and Angie have just had a baby, and to help them financially they decide to rent out the basement. Both Nick's father, Sam Tyler, and Angie's mother, Daphne Trenchard, want the basement apartment and the only solution is to share. Sam is a Cockney, while Daphne is Cheltenham-bred and has not forgiven her daughter for marrying Nick, a 'common' photographer. Both Sam and Daphne are widowed, and stubborn.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (1985 - 1989)
Schedule: Sundays at 19:15 (30 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Previous Episode


Episode 4x06; Jun 18, 1989

Nanny Parker 's invitation to lunch in Cheltenham includes Sam. The visit goes very well - but not the journey back to London.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x06: CheltenhamJun 18, 1989
4x05: The Driving TestJun 11, 1989
4x04: GolfJun 4, 1989
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