An Actor's Life For Me

Sitcom staring John Gordon-sinclair as actor Robert Wilson, and Caroline Quentin as his girlfriend Sue.

Episodes

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When an audition comes up for actor Robert Wilson, he doesn't have to rigidly stick to the script, just be rigid.

When an audition comes up for actor Robert Wilson, he doesn't have to rigidly stick to the script, just be rigid.

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Robert gets the role of chauffeur in a film. Shame then, that he cant drive. With John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert gets the role of chauffeur in a film. Shame then, that he cant drive. With John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert gets the role of chauffeur in a film. Shame then, that he can't drive. With John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert gets the role of chauffeur in a film. Shame then, that he can't drive. With John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

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. Robert has a disastrous audition, but still ends up getting the part - of a corpse.

Always on the look-out for work, Robert lands a rather sedentary role. Stars John Gordon-sinclair. From January 1989.

. Always on the look-out for work, Robert lands a rather sedentary role.

Stars John Gordon-sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert has a disastrous audition but ends up getting the part...

With John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

When an audition comes up for actor Robert Wilson, he doesn't have to rigidly stick to the script, just be rigid.

Robert has a disastrous audition, but ends up getting the part of a corpse.

Always on the lookout for work, Robert lands a rather sedentary role.

Always on the lookout for work, Robert lands a rather sedentary role. Stars John Gordon-sinclair. From January 1989.

Robert has a disastrous audition but ends up getting the part... of a corpse. With John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 1 of 7.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-sinclair

Young actor Robert Wilson is desperately seeking work.

At last an audition comes up. He doesn't need to rigidly stick to the script - just be rigid.

Sitcom by Paul Mayhew-Archer.

Robert Wilson.... John Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Ron Pember
Jo Kendall
Joanna Mackie
Jonathan Kydd
Michael Graham Cox
Melinda Walker

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1989.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1989.

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. Robert gets the role of chauffeur in a film. Shame that he can't drive.

Robert gets a role as chauffeur - except he can't drive. Stars John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From January 1989.

. Robert gets a role as chauffeur - except he can't drive. Stars John Gordon-Sinclair.

Robert gets a role as a chauffeur, except he can't drive.

Robert gets a role as a chauffeur, except he can't drive. Stars John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From January 1989.

Robert gets a role as a chauffeur, except he can't drive. Stars John Gordon-sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From January 1989.

Robert lands the role of a chauffeur in a film. Shame, then, that he can't drive. With John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 2 of 7.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair

Young actor Robert Wilson gets a film role playing a chauffeur. The trouble is he can't drive...

Sitcom by Paul Mayhew-Archer.

Robert Wilson.... John Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Jo Kendall
Joanna Mackie
Blain Fairman

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1989.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1989.

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. Robert is in a tacky sex farce and his girlfriend's mum and dad want to see him in a show.

Robert is in a seedy sex farce - and Sue's prudish parents want to see him. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1989.

. Robert is in a seedy sex farce - and Sue's prudish parents want to see him.

Robert is in a seedy sex farce, and Sue's prudish parents want to see him.

Robert is in a seedy sex farce, and Sue's prudish parents want to see him. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1989.

Stars John Gordon Sinclair.

Robert is in a tacky sex farce - and his girlfriend's parents want to see him in a show.

John Gordon Sinclair stars.

Robert is in a tacky sex farce - and his girlfriend's parents want to see him in a show. John Gordon Sinclair stars. Episode 3 of 7.

Robert lands a part in the adult drama 'Strap Up Your Jocks'. Sue's parents would definitely not approve. What a pity they arrive on the doorstep.

John Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Marcia Warren
David Ryall
Sally Grace
Paul B Davies

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.

Robert is in a tacky sex farce - and his girlfriend's parents want to see him in a show. John Gordon-Sinclair stars. Episode 3 of 7.

Comedy series starring John Gordon-Sinclair. Sue's parents visit and insist on seeing Robbie at work.

Comedy series starring John Gordon-Sinclair. Sue's parents visit and insist on seeing Robbie at work!

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Robert and Sue have fallen out and she's chucked him out. What could possibly bring them together again?

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Sally Grace
Rosemary Martin
Jean Campbell-Dallas
Christopher Scott
Jonathan Kydd
John Baddeley

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.

Sue has thrown actor Robert out. What could possibly bring them together again?

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Sue's thrown actor Robert out - what could possibly bring them together again?

Sue's thrown actor Robert out - what could possibly bring them together again? Stars John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Sue's thrown actor Robert out - what could possibly bring them together again? Stars John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert and Sue have fallen out.

Robert has been chucked out.

Will they sort themselves out? What could possibly bring them together again?

Sue has thrown actor Robert out. What could possibly bring them together again? Stars John Gordon-sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Sue's thrown actor Robert out - what could possibly bring them together again? Stars John Gordon-sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Sue has thrown actor Robert out. What could possibly bring them together again? Stars John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

John Gordon Sinclair stars. Sue has thrown Robert out. What could possibly bring them together again? Episode 4 of 7.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair

Robert and Sue have fallen out. Robert has been chucked out. Will they sort themselves out? Starring John Gordon-Sinclair. Episode 4 of 7.

Robert and Sue have fallen out. Robert has been chucked out. Will they sort themselves out?

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Sue manages to get Robert some work instructing drama at her school.

Is he a natural teacher or a natural disaster?

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
John Clive
Jennifer Piercey
Jo Kendall
Richard Tate
Joan Walker
David Learner
Ian Targett
Melinda Walker
Richard Pearce

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.

The thespian goes back to school and upsets the Entente Cordiale.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

The thespian goes back to school and upsets the Entente Cordiale. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From February 1989.

. The thespian goes back to school and upsets the Entente Cordiale.

Robert goes back to school and upsets the 'Entente Cordiale'.

Sue manages to Robert get some work teaching drama at her school - is he a natural teacher or a natural disaster?

Robert goes back to school and upsets the 'Entente Cordiale'. With John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 5 of 7.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

Robert goes back to school and upsets the 'Entente Cordiale'. With John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 5 of 7.

More top comedy. Episode 5 of 7

Another episode of the comedy. Episode 5 of 7

Sue manages to Robert get some work teaching drama at her school - is he a natural teacher or a natural disaster? Episode 5 of 7

Sue manages to Robert get some work teaching drama at her school - is he a natural teacher or a natural disaster? Episode 5 of 7

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. Robert's all set for a West End stage romp, but the farce occurs before the curtain rises.

Robert's all set for a new West End stage romp, but the real farce occurs before the curtain rises. Stars John Gordon-Sinclair.

Recorded on 1989-02-11.

Robert is all set for a West End stage romp, but the farce occurs before the curtain rises

Robert is all set for a new West End stage romp, but the real farce occurs before the curtain rises. Stars John Gordon-Sinclair.

Stars John Gordon-sinclair.

Robert is all set for a new West End stage romp, but the real farce occurs before the curtain rises. Stars John Gordon-sinclair.

Robert is appearing in a West End farce, but the real farce is what happens just before the curtain rises. Episode 6 of 7.

Robert is appearing in a West End farce, but the real farce is what happens in the half-hour before the curtain rises. Episode 6 of 7.

- MAY THE FARCE BE WITH YOU

First broadcast on 1989-02-24

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: EP 7 - PANTOMIME COWS

Previous in series: EP 5 - EDUCATING ROBERT

Description

Episode Six: May The Farce By With You.

Episode Six: May The Farce Be With You Robert (John GORDON-SINCLAIR) is about to appear in a new West End farce, but the real farce is what happens in the half hour before the curtain rises.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Feb 1989 22:30-23:00 (RADIO 2)

08 Aug 1989 22:02-22:32 (RADIO 2)

09 Aug 1989 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

25 Mar 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

08 Nov 1993 23:00-23:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Alison Steadman (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Jonathan Kydd (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-Sinclair (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Robert is about to appear in a new London West End farce, but the real farce is what happens in the half hour before the curtain rises...

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Sue.... Caroline Quentin
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Margery Shaw.... Alison Steadman
Stage Manager.... Jonathan Kydd

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1989.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

Robert is about to appear in a new West End farce, but the real farce is what happens in the half hour before the curtain rises. Episode 6 of 7.

Robert is about to appear in a new West End farce, but the real farce is what happens in the half hour before the curtain rises.

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. Robert lands a festive stage role, but ends up drinking too much before a show.

Robert lands a festive stage role, but ends up drinking too much before a show. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin.

Robert lands a festive stage role, but ends up drinking too much before a show. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From March 1989.

Actor Robert lands a part as a pantomime cow, but then drinks too much.

Robert lands a festive stage role, but ends up drinking too much before a show. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. From March 1989.

Actor Robert lands a part as a pantomime cow but then drinks too much. Starring John Gordon Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 7 of 7.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

Robert lands a festive stage role, but ends up drinking before a show...

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Sue.... Caroline Quentin
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn

With Stephen Yardley, Royce Mills, Susan Sheridan, Anne Bryson and Joanna Mackie.

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1989.

Actor Robert lands a part as a pantomime cow, but then drinks too much. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair and Caroline Quentin. Episode 7 of 7.

Robert lands a part as a pantomime cow. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair.

Robert lands a part as a pantomime cow. Starring John Gordon-Sinclair.

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Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert Wilson multi-tasks in Macbeth.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert Wilson multi-tasks in 'Macbeth'. From 1990.

. Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert has to multi-task in 'Macbeth'. From 1990.

Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert Wilson multi-tasks in 'Macbeth'. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1990.

Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert Wilson multi-tasks in Macbeth. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1990.

Robert gets not one, but two parts in Macbeth.

What could possibly go wrong?

Robert gets not one, but two parts in Macbeth. What could possibly go wrong? Episode 1 of 6.

- THE SCOTTISH PLAY

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: EP 2 - FATHERS AND SONS

Previous in series: EP 7 - PANTOMIME COWS

Description

Episode One: The Scottish Play. Robert (John GORDON-SINCLAIR) gets involved

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Feb 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

16 Feb 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Jo Kendall (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Joe Dunlop (Actor)

Jonathan Kydd (Actor)

Danny Schiller (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-Sinclair (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-07.

First broadcast on 1990-02-11

Robert gets involved in a performance of the play whose title we are not allowed to say. He is overly superstitious about saying "Macbeth"... Whoops!

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Jo Kendall
Joe Dunlop
Jonathan Kydd
Danny Schiller

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1990.

Observing the theatrical superstition, Robert Wilson multi-tasks in Macbeth.

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Desperate to work, devious Robert digs his way out of a holiday with Sue.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Desperate to work, devious Robert digs his way out of a holiday with Sue. From 1990.

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Desperate to work, devious Robert digs his way out of a holiday with Sue. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1990.

Robert excels when he gets a job on the sly playing a gravedigger, and to hide it, decides to fake the death of a parent.

Desperate to work, devious Robert digs his way out of a holiday with Sue. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1990.

Yet again, Robert (John GORDON-SINCLAIR) is

Robert excels when he gets a job on the sly playing a gravedigger, and to hide it, decides to fake the death of a parent. Episode 2 of 6.

- FATHERS AND SONS

First broadcast on 1990-02-18

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: EP 3 - HEART THROBS

Previous in series: EP 1 - THE SCOTTISH PLAY

Description

Episode Two: Fathers And Sons. Yet again, Robert (John GORDON-SINCLAIR) is

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

18 Feb 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

23 Feb 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Jo Kendall (Actor)

Joe Dunlop (Actor)

Danny Schiller (Actor)

Jennifer Piercey (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-Sinclair (Actor)

Phil Nice (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-07.

Yet again, Robert is desperate for work, but is offered a job while he's supposed to be away with Sue.

His plan to get out of the holiday is devious to say the least...

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Jo Kendall
Joe Dunlop
Danny Schiller
Phil Nice
Jennifer Piercey

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1990.

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At last, Robert's up for a part. He's about to play opposite Kim Basinger.

Will he let it go to his head? What do you think?

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson....John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue....Caroline Quentin

With:
Sally Grace
Jane Slavin
Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1990.

Robert Wilson lands a romantic lead role, but will it all go to his head?

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert Wilson lands a romantic lead role, but will it all go to his head? From 1990.

. Robert lands a romantic lead role, but will it all go to his head? From February 1990.

Robert Wilson lands a romantic lead role, but will it all go to his head? Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1990.

Robert lands a romantic lead role, but will it all go to his head? Stars John Gordon Sinclair.

Robert has landed a romantic lead.

Or has he? Old rivalries, embarrassing deodorant commercials and garlic thwart it.

At last Robert (John Gordon-sinclair) is up for a part.

Contributors

Sally Grace (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Michael Fenton-stevens (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-sinclair (Actor)

Jane Slavin (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-14.

- HEART THROBS

Producer: P.

Next in series: EP 4 - UP ON THE ROOF

Previous in series: EP 2 - FATHERS AND SONS

Description

Episode Three: Heart Throbs.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

25 Feb 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

02 Mar 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

At last Robert (John Gordon-sinclair) is up for a part. He's about to play

Robert has landed a romantic lead. Or has he? Old rivalries, embarrassing deodorant commercials and garlic thwart it. Episode 3 of 6.

Producer: P. SPENCER

Episode Three: Heart Throbs. At last Robert (John Gordon-sinclair) is up for a part. He's about to play

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Sally Grace
Jane Slavin
Michael Fenton Stevens

Producer: Paul Spencer

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

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Landing a job performing in a prison, will Robert finally get a captive audience?

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Landing a job performing in a prison, will Robert finally get a captive audience?

Landing a job performing in a prison, will Robert finally get a captive audience? Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From March 1990.

Robert gets work performing in a prison.

Will this be the first time he's had a captive audience?]

Robert gets work performing in a prison. Will this be the first time he's had a captive audience? Episode 4 of 6.

- UP ON THE ROOF

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: EP 5 - PUPPETS

Previous in series: EP 3 - HEART THROBS

Description

Episode Four: Up On The Roof.

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

04 Mar 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

09 Mar 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Donald Gee (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Stephen Garlick (Actor)

David Ryall (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-sinclair (Actor)

Marcia Warren (Actor)

Moray Watson (Actor)

Charlie Simpson (Actor)

Jane Slavin (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-01-14.

First broadcast on 1990-03-04

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Stephen Garlick
Jane Slavin
Donald Gee
David Ryall
Charles Simpson
Marcia Warren
Moray Watson

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1990.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

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Robert discovers the pitfalls of working with hypnotists and ventriloquists.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert discovers the pitfalls of working with hypnotists and ventriloquists. From 1990.

Robert discovers the pitfalls of working with hypnotists and ventriloquists. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From March 1990.

When his agent finally gets him a job, Robert soon learns that working with hypnotists or ventriloquists is not a good idea.

When his agent finally gets him a job, Robert soon learns that working with hypnotists or ventriloquists is not a good idea. Episode 5 of 6.

- PUPPETS

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: EP 6 - READ ALL ABOUT IT

Previous in series: EP 4 - UP ON THE ROOF

Description

Written by Paul Mayhew-archer and produced by Paul Spencer. Starring John

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Mar 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

16 Mar 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

John Baddeley (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Jonathan Kydd (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-sinclair (Actor)

David Gooderson (Actor)

Jane Wittenshaw (Actor)

Paul Mayhew-archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-04.

First broadcast on 1990-03-11

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
John Baddeley
David Gooderson
Jonathan Kydd
Jane Whittenshaw:

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1990.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

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- READ ALL ABOUT IT

First broadcast on 1990-03-18

Producer: P. SPENCER

Next in series: A KISS IS JUST A KISS

Previous in series: EP 5 - PUPPETS

Description

Episode Six: Read All About It. In this final episode, Robert (John GORDON-SINCLAIR) finds his flat surrounded by the press. An actor's dream or an actor's nightmare?

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

18 Mar 1990 19:02-19:30 (RADIO 2)

23 Mar 1990 22:32-23:00 (RADIO 2)

Contributors

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Donald Gee (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Gary Waldhorn (Actor)

John Gordon-Sinclair (Actor)

Rosemary Martin (Actor)

David Goodge (Actor)

Paul Archer (Author)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-03-04.

. After his disastrous children's TV appearance, Robert battles to avoid the press.

After his disastrous children's TV appearance, Robert battles to avoid the press. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From March 1990.

Following his disastrous appearance on children's TV, Robert goes to extraordinary lengths to avoid the press.

Following his disastrous appearance on children's TV, Robert goes to great lengths to avoid the press.

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Rosemary Martin (Actor)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

After his disastrous children's TV appearance, Robert battles to avoid the press. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From March 1990.

In this final episode, Robert (John Gordon-sinclair) finds his flat surrounded by the press.

John Gordon-sinclair (Actor)

Stars John Gordon Sinclair.

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Caroline Quentin (Actor)

Nicky Henson (Actor)

Rosemary Martin (Actor)

Paul Spencer (Producer)

Following his disastrous appearance on children's TV, Robert goes to great lengths to avoid the press. From March 1990. Episode 6 of 6.

Following his disastrous appearance on children's TV, Robert goes to extraordinary lengths to avoid the press. From March 1990. Episode 6 of 6.

After his disastrous children's TV appearance, Robert finds his flat surrounded by the press.

Is it an actor's dream or an actor's nightmare?

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson....John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Jane Whittenshaw:
David Goodge
Donald Gee
Nicky Henson
Rosemary Martin

Producer: Paul Spencer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1990

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Caroline Quentin

With:
Jane Whittenshaw:
David Goodge
Donald Gee
Nicky Henson
Rosemary Martin

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

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Robert discovers acting isn't everything it appears to be...

The return of the farcical comedy about the trials and tribulations of a young actor desperately seeking work.

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Gina McKee

With:
Sally Grace
Toby Longworth
Ainsley Foster
Ian Angus Wilkie
Christopher Roe

Producer: Diane Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1993.

Robert Wilson discovers acting isn't everything it appears to be.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert Wilson discovers acting isn't everything it appears to be. From January 1993.

Robert Wilson discovers acting isn't everything it appears to be. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From January 1993.

Stars John Gordon Sinclair, Gary Waldhorn, and Gina Mckee.

Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee.

Robert Wilson discovers acting isn't everything it appears to be. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From January 1993.

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Colours nailed to the mast, Robert Wilson gets his party politicals in a pickle.

Farcical sitcom about the trials and tribulations of a young actor desperately seeking work.

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert Wilson.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Gina McKee

With:
Sally Grace
Toby Longworth
Ainsley Foster
Ian Angus Wilkie
Christopher Roe

Producer: Diane Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1993.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

Colours nailed to the mast, Robert Wilson gets his party politicals in a pickle. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From January 1993.

Colours nailed to the mast, Robert Wilson gets his party politicals in a pickle. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From January 1993.

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Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner.

CAST:

Robert …. John Sinclair
Desmond …. Gary Waldhorn
Sue …. Gina McKee
with Toby Longworth, Simon Slater, Jon Glover, Millie Tiffin, Harriet Thorpe and Andrew Berkeley

Diane Messias: Producer
Paul Mayhew-Archer: Script Writer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1993.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From 1993.

Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From 1993.

Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From January 1993.

Robert Wilson is acting in a disorderly manner. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From January 1993.

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Robert Wilson devotes his life to someone's art.

CAST:

Robert Wilson …. John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw …. Gary Waldhorn
Sue Wilson …. Gina McKee
with Toby Longworth, Harriet Thorpe, Millie Tiffin, Andrew Berkeley and Simon Slater

Written by Paul Mayhew-Archer

Producer: Dianne Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1993.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert Wilson devotes his life to someone's art. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From 1993.

Robert Wilson devotes his life to someone's art. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From 1993.

Robert Wilson devotes his life to someone's art. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From January 1993.

Robert Wilson devotes his life to someone's art. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From January 1993.

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Robert Wilson encounters a young flame.

Farcical sitcom about the trials and tribulations of a young actor desperately seeking work.

John Gordon Sinclair stars in Paul Mayhew-Archer's sitcom.

Robert.... John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw.... Gary Waldhorn
Sue.... Gina McKee

With:
Toby Longworth
Jon Glover
Stephanie Pack

Producer: Dianne Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1993.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair

. Robert Wilson encounters a young flame. Stars John Gordon Sinclair. From February 1993.

Robert Wilson encounters a young flame.

Robert Wilson encounters a young flame. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From February 1993.

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. Robert discovers that not everybody needs good neighbours. From February 1993.

Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina Mckee.

Robert discovers that not everybody needs good neighbours.

Robert discovers that not everybody needs good neighbours. Stars John Gordon Sinclair and Gina McKee. From February 1993.

Robert discovers that not everybody needs good neighbours.

Paul Mayhew-Archer’s sitcom about the trials and tribulations of life as a thespian.

CAST:

Robert Wilson …. John Gordon Sinclair
Desmond Shaw …. Gary Waldhorn
Sue Wilson …. Gina McKee
The Doctor …. Toby Longworth
Mrs Blake …. Hilda Braid
Neville …. Jon Glover

Producer: Diane Messias

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1993.

Sitcom about an aspiring actor. Starring John Gordon Sinclair