Ankle Tag

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole.

Episodes

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The Beginning2017082320170830 (BBC7)
20170831 (BBC7)
20181001 (RW)
20181006 (RW)
NEW SERIES

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an Ankle Tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Speirs plays Bob.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole, starring Elis James, Steve Speirs and Katy Wix.

010120170830 (BBC7)Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole, starring Elis James, Steve Spiers and Katy Wix.

NEW SERIES

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an Ankle Tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Speirs plays Bob.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

010120170830 (BBC7)Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole, starring Elis James, Steve Spiers and Katy Wix.

NEW SERIES

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an Ankle Tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Spiers plays Bob.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

010120170823"Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole, starring Elis James, Steve Spiers and Katy Wix.

NEW SERIES

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an Ankle Tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Spiers plays Bob.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

"

010120170823Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole, starring Elis James, Steve Spiers and Katy Wix.

NEW SERIES

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an Ankle Tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Spiers plays Bob.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

01012017083020170906 (BBC7)
20170907 (BBC7)
20181008 (RW)
20181013 (RW)
Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

010220170906 (BBC7)Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

01022017083020170906 (BBC7)"Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

"

010220170830"Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

"

010220170830Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

01022017083020170906 (BBC7)Bob meets a lady, and Gruff is pleased to be asked to write an article about smoothies.

Bob decides it's time to get back on the horse, dating wise, and strikes up a friendship with a woman he meets in a local museum. Meanwhile Gruff is delighted when his editor commissions an article about smoothies, and Alice joins the local neighbourhood watch.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge.
Produced by Victoria Lloyd.
A BBC Studios Production.

01022017090620170913 (BBC7)
20170914 (BBC7)
20181015 (RW)
20181020 (RW)
The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust. His mate Terry would do it for clubcard vouchers. Meanwhile Alice and Bob have both developed an unhealthy affection for ape-based reality show Monkey World.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production.

010320170913 (BBC7)The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust.

The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust. His mate Terry would do it for clubcard vouchers. Meanwhile Alice and Bob have both developed an unhealthy affection for ape-based reality show Monkey World.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production.

010320170906"The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust.

The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust. His mate Terry would do it for clubcard vouchers. Meanwhile Alice and Bob have both developed an unhealthy affection for ape-based reality show Monkey World.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production.

"

010320170906The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust.

The bath has sprung a leak. Gruff wants to book an ethical plumber, much to Bob's disgust. His mate Terry would do it for clubcard vouchers. Meanwhile Alice and Bob have both developed an unhealthy affection for ape-based reality show Monkey World.

Written by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production.

01032017091320170920 (BBC7)
20170921 (BBC7)
20181022 (RW)
20181027 (RW)
Bob gets a job as a bingo caller, and Gruff and Alice want to get Carys baptised.
010420170920 (BBC7)Bob gets a job as a bingo caller, and Gruff and Alice want to get Carys baptised.
010420170913"Bob gets a job as a bingo caller, and Gruff and Alice want to get Carys baptised."
010420170913Bob gets a job as a bingo caller, and Gruff and Alice want to get Carys baptised.
02The All-nighter20181107"Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole."

02The All-nighter20181107Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole.

02The Falklands20181114"Alice's mum has a new boyfriend, and Bob doesn't like him.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole."

02The Falklands20181114Alice's mum has a new boyfriend, and Bob doesn't like him.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole.

0201The Charity Gig20181031

The Evans family are back for another series. Former convict Bob is forced to live with his uptight son Gruff, sympathetic daughter-in-law Alice and granddaughter Carys whilst on parole.

Ex-fraudster Bob gets the opportunity to catch up with a former resident of C Wing, who has written about his time in prison.

Bob - Steve Speirs
Gruff - Elis James
Alice - Katy Wix
Richard Flint - Neil Pearson
Tabitha - Adelayo Adedayo
Hakan - Naz Osmanoglu
Pam - Anna Brophy Leon

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production.

Former convict Bob is forced to live with his uptight son, Gruff.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole.

0201The Charity Gig20181031"Former convict Bob is forced to live with his uptight son, Gruff.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole."

0201The Charity Gig2018103120181107 (BBC7)
20181108 (BBC7)
20200507 (BBC7)
20200508 (BBC7)
20200430 (R4)
20190401 (RW)
20190406 (RW)
Bob catches up with a former resident of C Wing, who has written about their time inside.

The Evans family are back for another series. Former convict Bob is forced to live with his uptight son Gruff, sympathetic daughter-in-law Alice and granddaughter Carys whilst on parole.

Ex-fraudster Bob gets the opportunity to catch up with a former resident of C Wing, who has written about his time in prison.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Katy Wix
Richard Flint – Neil Pearson
Tabitha – Adelayo Adedayo
Hakan – Naz Osmanoglu
Pam - Anna Brophy Leon

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

0201The Charity Gig20181031Former convict Bob is forced to live with his uptight son, Gruff.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole.

0202The Nappy Advert2018110720181114 (BBC7)
20181115 (BBC7)
20200514 (BBC7)
20200515 (BBC7)
20200507 (R4)
20190408 (RW)
20190413 (RW)
The family are trying to earn more money, so Big Bob gets a job.

The family need to increase their income, so Big Bob gets a job.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Katy Wix
Lauren – Ruth Bratt
Receptionist – Adelayo Adedayo
Canteen Guy – Naz Osmanoglu
Nappy Advert v/o - Anna Leong Brophy

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

0203The Falklands2018111420181121 (BBC7)
20181122 (BBC7)
20200521 (BBC7)
20200522 (BBC7)
20200514 (R4)
20190415 (RW)
20190420 (RW)
Alice's mum has a new boyfriend, and Bob doesn't like him.

Alice's mum has a new boyfriend, and Bob doesn't like him.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Jeffrey – Simon Greenall
Elaine – Felicity Montagu
Anthony – Mike Wozniak

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

0204The All-nighter20181121"

An attempt to get a good night's sleep results in a visit from the police.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Margareat Cabourn-Smith
Graham– Ben Willbond
Sara– Vivienne Acheampong
Rashid – Phaldut Sharma

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole."

0204The All-nighter20181121An attempt to get a good night's sleep results in a visit from the police.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Margareat Cabourn-Smith
Graham– Ben Willbond
Sara– Vivienne Acheampong
Rashid – Phaldut Sharma

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

Sitcom by Gareth Gwynn and Benjamin Partridge about a fraudster dad on parole."""

0204 LASTThe All-nighter2018112120181128 (BBC7)
20181129 (BBC7)
20200528 (BBC7)
20200529 (BBC7)
20200521 (R4)
20190422 (RW)
20190427 (RW)
Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

An attempt to get a good night's sleep results in a visit from the police.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Margareat Cabourn-Smith
Graham– Ben Willbond
Sara– Vivienne Acheampong
Rashid – Phaldut Sharma

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

Gruff and Alice have to have a good night's sleep, so Bob is babysitting.

An attempt to get a good night's sleep results in a visit from the police.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Margareat Cabourn-Smith
Graham– Ben Willbond
Sara– Vivienne Acheampong
Rashid – Phaldut Sharma

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Victoria Lloyd
A BBC Studios Production

0301Bob's Dad2020052820200604 (BBC7)
20200605 (BBC7)
Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole featuring Steve Speirs, Katy Wix and Elis James...

The sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole returns. In the opening episode, Bob reconnects with a long lost family member and Gruff looks to atone for his sins.

Bob – Steve Speirs
Gruff – Elis James
Alice – Katy Wix
Harry – Owen Money
Anna – Sally Tatum
Nicholas - Tom Crowley

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Produced by Adnan Ahmed

A BBC Studios Production

Sitcom about a fraudster dad on parole featuring Steve Speirs, Katy Wix and Elis James...

0302Housesitting2020060420200611 (BBC7)
20200612 (BBC7)
Alice catches up with some old friends and the entire family do a spot of housesitting.

Alice catches up with some old friends and the entire family do a spot of housesitting…

Cast
Alice - Katy Wix
Gruff - Elis James
Bob - Steve Speirs
Joanna - Emily Lloyd-Saini
Zara - Chiara Goldsmith
Simon - Jordan Brookes
Bailiff - Sanjeev Kohli

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies
Producer: Adnan Ahmed

BBC Studios Production

Alice catches up with some old friends and the entire family do a spot of housesitting.

0303The Guest2020061120200618 (BBC7)
20200619 (BBC7)
0304The Bike2020061820200625 (BBC7)
20200626 (BBC7)
Alice gets assertive while Gruff gets on his bike and Bob aims to breakfast like a king...

Gruff – Elis James
Bob – Steve Speirs
Alice – Katy Wix
Rich - Jon Pointing
Megan - Gabby Best
Ian - Marek Larwood
Monica - Amy Gledhill

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies

0305Doppelganger2020062520200702 (BBC7)
20200703 (BBC7)
Bob can't believe his eyes as he meets his spitting image - whilst Alice treads the boards...

Gruff – Elis James
Bob – Steve Speirs
Alice – Katy Wix
Quentin -Robert Bathurst
Roz - Julia Deakin
Shirley - Gbemisola Ikumelo

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies

0306 LASTGruff's Mum2020070220200709 (BBC7)
20200710 (BBC7)
Gruff's mum visits - but how will she respond to the news that her ex-husband Bob is out of prison?

Bob – Steve Speirs
Alice – Katy Wix
Gruff – Elis James
Barbara - Ruth Madoc
Derek - Joseph Marcell

Written by Benjamin Partridge & Gareth Gwynn

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies

Producer: Adnan Ahmed
Sound Designer: David Thomas
Production Co-Ordinator: Gwyn Davies