Comedy Clicks – The Upper Hand

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that  was adapted from the American Sitcom Who’s The Boss? – The Upper Hand


Opening Sequence / Theme Tune


About the Show

Summary of Plot

As in the former series, an affluent single woman Caroline Weatley, raising her son with the help of her mother Laura West, hires a housekeeper only to have a man called Charlie Burrows apply for the jobe. Wikipedia

Number of Seasons / Episodes

7 seasons


Diana Weston – Caroline Wheatley

Honor Blackman – Laura West

Joe McGann – Charlie Burrows

William Puttock – Tom Wheatley

Kellie Bright – Joanna Burrows



  • Broadcast by ITV from 1990 to 1996.
  • The theme music was written by Debbie Wiseman. A piano version of the theme titled Joe & Diana was released in 2011 on her album Piano Stories.


Classic Clips


Clips of Charlie and Caroline


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