Tag Archives: Matchmaker

Mum and Mr Harding

Plot

Lucy Pearson is trying to find a way to get her mother to marry Mr Harding, her new headmaster and next door neighbour – despite the fact that Mr Harding is an over-strict headmaster whose conduct and rules antagonise teachers and pupils alike, and Mrs Pearson as well.

Harding

Notes

  • Writer: Marion Turner (under pen-name: Fiona Turner)
  • Script submitted had the title Patti and the PTA but was changed to Mum and Mr Harding for publication. The protagonist’s name also changed from Patti to Lucy.

Appeared

  • Mum and Mr Harding –  Mandy:  #715 (27 September 1980) – #729 (3 January 1981) [no episode #721]

 

The Farmer Wants a Wife

Plot

Sue (renamed Ann in the reprint) and Helen Harrow feel their widower father needs a new wife to help look after the family and farm. So they set out to find a suitable woman, without telling him, but are not having much success.

Notes

Appeared

  • The Farmer Wants a Wife – Mandy: #314 (20 January 1973) – #327 (21 April 1973)
  • Reprinted –  Mandy: #639 (14 April 1979) – #652 (14 July 1979)