The First Lady (1968)

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The series starred Thora Hird as crusading local councillor Sarah Danby and was set around the fictional borough of Furness in Lancashire. Capitalising on the popularity of its lead actress, The First Lady was a down-to-earth series exploring the inner workings of local government.

Series Cast

  1. Thora Hird as

    Thora Hird

    54 Episodes

  2. James Grout as

    James Grout

    54 Episodes

  3. Margaret John as

    Margaret John

    4 Episodes

  4. John Stratton as

    John Stratton

    2 Episodes

  5. Ralph Watson

    1 Episode

  6. Brenda Bruce as

    Brenda Bruce

    1 Episode

  7. Roger Hammond as

    Roger Hammond

    1 Episode

  8. Jack Smethurst as

    Jack Smethurst

    1 Episode

  9. George Waring as

    George Waring

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Season 1

1968 | 38 Episodes

Season 1 of The First Lady premiered on April 7, 1968.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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