About the TV Show
A Fine Romance
First Air Date: November 01, 1981
|First Aired on||:||1981|
|Created By||:||Esmonde and Larbey|
|Networks||:||London Weekend Television|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||26 episodes in 4 Seasons|
A Fine Romance is a British situation comedy starring husband-and-wife team Judi Dench and Michael Williams. Dench's sister was played by Susan Penhaligon. 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.