Set in 1929 the opening episode sees Jeremiah Unsworth (Freddie Jones), the proprietor of the undertakers, dies. This leaves his widow Ivy (Thora Hird) and gormless nephew Billy (Christopher Beeny) to take over the business. As might be expected, the accident prone Ivy and Billy have numerous mishaps, and hardly a funeral goes by without something untoward happening.
Last Episode05x07 Up in the World Aired: Mar. 27, 1986
- Ivy and Billy are getting a lot of extra business following the collapse of a rival firm. This puts an even greater strain on Billy's …
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