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No, Honestly

Season 1 1974 - 1975

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  • 1974-10-03T23:00:00Z on ITV1
  • 30 mins
  • 6 hours, 30 mins (13 episodes)
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Comedy
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1970s romantic sitcom written by Charlotte Bingham and starring real-life couple Pauline Collins and John Alderton. Children's author Clara (Collins) and actor Charles Danby (Alderton) look back over their ten years of marriage and recount some of the times when things weren't quite so easy.

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13 episodes

1x01 The Facts of Life

  • Series Premiere

    1974-10-03T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

Struggling actor Charles Danby meets children's' author Clara Burrell at a boring party and asks her out for an afternoon and teaches her about ""who does which, when and whatever.""

1x02 The Object of the Game

  • 1974-10-10T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

After a week and a half of going out, Clara tries to fit into C.D.'s life by joining his football team as a goalkeeper. This doesn't bother C.D. so much as what she does during and after the match.

1x03 More Royle Than Noble Really

  • 1974-10-17T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

C.D. suffers from a case of nerves when he comes to meet Clara's father and the imperious butler Royle; but who is who and what about the boiler?

1x04 Finding the Form

  • 1974-10-26T23:00:00Z — 30 mins

C.D. takes Clara clothes shopping to try to change her image.

1x05 Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

  • 1974-11-03T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

C.D. tries to hide that fact that he was an orphan by hiring actor friends to play his parents at a dinner party given by Clara's parents. Confusion arises when Royle takes the week off and the temporary staff arrives before C.D.'s ""parents.""

1x06 Just Cause or Impediment

  • 1974-11-10T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Clara decides they should try various aspects of living together before they get married. Clara tries her hand at cooking except she ""forgot to light the oven.""

1x07 Now We Are Married

  • 1974-11-17T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

The Danbys try not to let anyone know that they are on their ""thingy."" So when they arrive at the hotel they try to convince everyone there that they have been married for years.

1x08 Everything in the Garden

  • 1974-12-01T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

The newlyweds have their first ""sage and sorrel"" over household chores and Clara's painting everything white. In her painting, she includes the garden; ""except for the earth, I left the earth brown, for contrast like you said.""

1x09 Having Them Back

  • 1974-12-08T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Clara and C.D. have a disastrous dinner party to pay back their social obligations.

1x10 Plenty of Shoulder Not Much Wheel

  • 1974-12-15T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Clara quarrels with her publisher over the use of Ollie the Otter for a new project and C.D. goes quietly crazy when he's been out of work for nine weeks straight.

1x11 Bed, Beautiful Bed

  • 1974-12-22T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Still unemployed, the Danbys sell Clara's antique bed to help pay the bills because they aren't broke but ""more completely knackered really."" Then they learn the aunt who gave it to her is back in England and wants it back to give it to a recently married relative; meanwhile Clara tries to train Harold.

1x12 Only Make Believe

  • 1974-12-29T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

Clara gets a small part in a movie featuring C.D. and their living room.

1x13 Surprise Surprise

  • 1975-01-05T00:00:00Z — 30 mins

C.D. & Clara try to surprise each other on the morning of their first wedding anniversary and are both surprised by a burglar.

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