Maureen Lipman (Sheila Haddon)Lisa Jacobs (Monica Haddon)Martin Clunes (Henry)Gary Waldhorn (Richard Beamish)Gabrielle Glaister (Carol)Carol Hawkins (Candy)Gregory Doran (Chris)David Bannerman (Hamish)Terence Bayler (Mr. Warren)Desmond McNamara (Frankie)Sherrie Hewson (Mrs. Melchett)Christopher Ellison (Mr. Melchett)Patsy Smart (Millicent Bates)Jeremy Sinden (Mr. Bagley)Harold Innocent (Alastair)Delia Lindsay (Mrs. Bagley)Eiji Kusuhara (Toshio)Dorothea Phillips (Miss Godfrey)
Ian Davidson, Richard Ommanney, Alex Shearer, Peter Vincent
Sheila Haddon's husband died 18 months ago, sans life insurance, leaving her with nothing but cherished memories and a hefty mortgage on 'No. 20.' Now Sheila and daughter Monica face the awful prospect of selling their beloved family home. The soft-hearted but independent Sheila doesn't relish the thought of calling on the help of old family friend Richard Beaming - perhaps lodgers will prove the solution to her predicament?