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 Sarah France (38 episodes, 1988-1992)
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 Clare France (38 episodes, 1988-1992)
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 Russell Bryant (38 episodes, 1988-1992)
Joan Sanderson ...
 Eleanor Prescott (37 episodes, 1988-1992)
Peggy Ann Wood ...
 Vera Polling (19 episodes, 1988-1992)
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Sarah France is the 42-year-old widow of a GP, Henry. She lives in an often volatile family situation with her mother, Eleanor Prescott, and her daughter, eighteen-year-old Clare France, with both of whom she shares a house. After Henry's death, all three members of the family have to find a way to cope with each other as best they can. Written by GusF

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Después de Henry  »

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Joan Sanderson died on 24 May 1992, between the recording and transmission of the fourth series. See more »

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Passable, But Not Exceptional
20 March 2001 | by See all my reviews

The Bottom Line - 2.5 out of 5

"After Henry" is a mid-grade Britcom. Britcom fans such as myself will enjoy seeing Prunella Scales (Mrs Fawlty from "Fawlty Towers"), as she is a fine actress and does admirably here. However, the show isn't memorably funny, the premise of multi-generational households is a well-tilled one and there's little new here, and the remaining cast is mediocre. The general impression left on the viewer after several episodes is that it's a rather run-of-the-mill program.

As an American who loves Britcoms, I try to watch and rent all that I can find on telly and in vid shops. I don't have the luxury of comparing "After Henry" to the regular programming that British viewers see each night. My comments on the show are in relation to the shows I have seen. The best shows would include "One Foot in the Grave", "Blackadder", "Fawlty Towers" and "Red Dwarf". "After Henry" is clearly not in that lofty class, but is passable. You could certainly find yourself watching worse... and better.


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