The Change

Carol is looking forward to it being just the two of them again, while George thinks the time is right to be honest and introduce his wife to Georgina.

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Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband. From November 2001.
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Can transvestite George dump his entire wardrobe for wife Carol? From November 2001.
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0320101004 (BBC7)Transvestite George get thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From November 2001.

Transvestite George get thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. From November 2001.

0320120422 (BBC7)Transvestite George gets thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From November 2001.

Transvestite George gets thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. From November 2001.

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Transvestite George confuses Ken when he sees him in a dress. From December 2001.
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Carol is thwarted trying to keep George's transvestism a secret. From December 2001.
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Carol is thwarted trying to keep George's transvestism a secret. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From December 2001.

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Ken comforts Carol, who despairs over transvestite hubby George. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From December 2001.

Ken comforts Carol, who despairs over transvestite hubby George. From December 2001.

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This was first broadcast as a one-off 20001222, but I don't seem to have any other details about that.
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    carol....>george

  • george

  • sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband

    sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband. stars lynda bellingham and chris ellison. from november 2001.

    sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband. from november 2001.

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    life for george and carol was just fine and now that their daughter is married they'll have time for themselves again. carol's looking forward to it being just the two of them. george, however, thinks the time is right to finally be honest with his wife and introduce her to georgina.

    sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and her transvestite husband.

    stars lynda bellingham as carol, chris ellison as george and sylvia syms as violet.

    scripted by gavin petrie and jan etherington.

    producer: maria esposito

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in november 2001

    "life for george and carol was just fine and now that their daughter is married they'll have time for themselves again. carol's looking forward to it being just the two of them. george, however, thinks the time is right to finally be honest with his wife and introduce her to georgina."

    sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and her transvestite husband.

    stars lynda bellingham as carol, chris ellison as george and sylvia syms as violet.

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in november 2001.

    lynda bellingham and chris ellison star as troubled hormonal wife carol whose husband george finally reveals that he's a transvestite.

    sitcom by gavin petrie and jan etherington.

    carol.... lynda bellingham

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    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Life for George and Carol was just fine and now that their daughter is married they'll have time for themselves again. Carol's looking forward to it being just the two of them.

    George, however, thinks the time is right to finally be honest with his wife and introduce her to Georgina.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George finally reveals that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

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    Can transvestite George dump his entire wardrobe for wife Carol?

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Coming to terms with a transvestite for a husband is hard for Carol. She wants to save her marriage and so George agrees to throw away his entire wardrobe of female attire - but throwing out the favourite tiara is just too hard...

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George finally reveals that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

    Coming to terms with the fact that her husband is a transvestite is hard for Carol.

    Can transvestite George dump his entire wardrobe for wife Carol? Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison.

    From November 2001.

    Can transvestite George dump his entire wardrobe for wife Carol? From November 2001.

    Can transvestite George dump his entire wardrobe for wife Carol? Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From November 2001.

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    Transvestite George gets thrilling news - then a bombshell drops.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Sonia has her baby and, of course, George is over the moon at being a grandfather - until, that is, a bombshell drops...

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George has revealed that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2001.

    Sonia has her baby, but George discovers Dave has banned him from seeing the child.

    Transvestite George gets thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From November 2001.

    Transvestite George gets thrilling news - then a bombshell drops. From November 2001.

    Transvestite George gets thrilling news, then a bombshell drops.

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    Transvestite George confuses Ken when he sees him in a dress.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Transvestite George sparks confusion for Ken when he sees him wearing a dress.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George has revealed that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2001.

    When Ken sees George in a dress, he assumes George is going to the same fancy-dress party that he is.

    Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison.

    From December 2001.

    Transvestite George confuses Ken when he sees him in a dress. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From December 2001.

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    Carol is thwarted trying to keep George's transvestism a secret.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Carol's attempts at keeping George's little hobby a secret are thwarted when they bump into Maureen...

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George has revealed that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2001.

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    Carol tries to pass off George as his own sister when they bump into Maureen in what they thought was a safe pub.

    Carol is thwarted trying to keep George's transvestism a secret.

    Carol is thwarted trying to keep George's transvestism a secret. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From December 2001.

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    Ken comforts Carol, who despairs over transvestite hubby George.

    Ken comforts Carol, who despairs over transvestite hubby George. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From December 2001.

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    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Ken drops into comfort Carol, but is soon in despair over her transvestite hubby George.

    Can she ever accept his new life choices?

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George has revealed that he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Richard Standing
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Maria Esposito

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2001.

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    Kicking out transvestite husband George, Carol wants a new life.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    George is trying to persuade Carol to let him move back in but she’s having none of it. All she wants is a new haircut - and a new life.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George revealed he's a transvestite - and she's kicked him out.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol.... Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet.... Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave.... Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Barnaby Kay
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2003.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George revealed he's a transvestite - and she's kicked him out.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol....Lynda Bellingham
    George.... Chris Ellison
    Violet....Sylvia Syms
    Maureen.... Maureen Beattie
    Dave....Mark Powley
    Ken.... James Vaughan
    Jerry.... Barnaby Kay
    Sonia.... Emma Kennedy

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    violet....>

    kicking out transvestite husband george, carol wants a new life.

    kicking out transvestite husband george, carol wants a new life. stars lynda bellingham and chris ellison. from february 2003.

    kicking out transvestite husband george, carol wants a new life. stars lynda bellingham and chris ellison. from february 2003

  • carol....Lynda Bellingham
  • dave....mark powley
  • george....chris ellison
  • jeremy....barnaby kay
  • ken....james vaughan
  • maureen....maureen beattie
  • produced by - Elizabeth Freestone
  • sonia....Emma Kennedy
  • violet....Sylvia Syms

    sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

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    Away from transvestite George, Carol is spending time on her own and enjoying it.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Carol can't enjoy spending time alone away from George, as her family seem to need her more than ever.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet …. Sylvia Syms
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Man …. Andrew Westfield

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol whose husband George revealed he's a transvestite - and she kicked him out.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol ….Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet ….Sylvia Syms
    Maureen ….Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia ….Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave ….Mark Powley
    Man …. Andrew Westfield

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    Away from transvestite George, Carol is spending time on her own and enjoying it. But her family seem to need her more than ever. With Chris Ellison. From February 2003.

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    George's desire to move back in with Carol is not reciprocated.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet …. Sylvia Syms
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Di …. Di Aitcheson

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2003.

    The second series about a family's reaction to the father, a fifteen-stone mechanic called George, revealing that he is a transvestite.

    CAST:

    Carol ….Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet ….Sylvia Syms
    Maureen ….Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia ….Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave ….Mark Powley
    Di …. Di Aitcheson

    Written by Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.

    Carol and George are back together, but George has another secret.

    George's desire to move back in with Carol is not reciprocated. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From February 2003.

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    Maureen becomes embroiled in George's secretive lifestyle.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    George and Carol are trying to find a way to make their marriage work - the answer comes from a most unlikely source.

    George is pleased but will Carol approve or even find out?

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet …. Sylvia Syms
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Linda/Man …. Andrew Westfield
    Amanda …. Paul Chadhidi

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol ….Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet ….Sylvia Syms
    Maureen ….Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia ….Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave ….Mark Powley
    Linda/Man ….Andrew Westfield
    Amanda …. Paul Chadhidi

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    Carol and George are trying to find a way to make their marriage work.

    Maureen becomes embroiled in George's secretive lifestyle. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From February 2003.

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    Carol and George are set to go away for the weekend together. But who's going to wear the dress?

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet …. Sylvia Syms
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Linda …. Andrew Westfield
    Cassandra …. Paul Chadhidi
    Di …. Di Aitcheson

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.

    George and Carol are set for a weekend away but who wears the dress?

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Carol and her husband George are getting ready to go out together. The only problem is he's the one wearing the dress.

    The second series about a family's reaction to the father, a fifteen-stone mechanic, revealing that he is a transvestite.

    CAST:

    Carol ….Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet ….Sylvia Syms
    Maureen ….Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia ….Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave ….Mark Powley
    Linda ….Andrew Westfield
    Cassandra …. Paul Chadhidi
    Di …. Di Aitcheson

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    George and Carol return from a weekend away to find a nasty surprise.

    Carol and George are going out together.

    George and Carol return from a weekend away to find a nasty surprise. Stars Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison. From March 2003.

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    It seems like all of Carol's problems are solved - her husband's back, her children are getting on and best of all her interfering mother in law is getting married.

    But will the bride make it to the church on time?

    Life looks brighter for Carol and George, but what about her meddling mother-in-law? Stars Lynda Bellingham, Christopher Ellison. From March 2003.

    Life looks brighter for Carol and George, but what about her meddling mother-in-law? Stars Lynda Bellingham and Christopher Ellison. From March 2003.

    It seems all of Carol's problems are solved:

    Her husband is back, her children are getting on and, best of all, her interfering mother-in-law is getting married. But will the bride make it to the church on time?

    Lynda Bellingham and Chris Ellison star as troubled hormonal wife Carol who kicked out her mechanic husband George when he revealed he's a transvestite.

    Sitcom by Gavin Petrie and Jan Etherington.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Chris Ellison
    Violet …. Sylvia Syms
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2003.

    Life looks brighter for Carol and George, but what about her meddling mother-in-law?

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

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    Convinced his wife is having an affair with transvestite George, Ken targets Carol.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Convinced that his wife's having an affair with transvestite George, Ken targets Carol.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen and James Vaughan as Ken.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    Everyone must cope with the fall-out from George's alleged affair with Maureen - but what really happened? Not surprisingly, no-one can seem to agree.

  • written by....>
  • written by....>george …. philip jackson written by....>violet
  • carol....Lynda Bellingham
  • dave....mark powley
  • di....diana aitchison
  • directed by - Elizabeth Freestone
  • donna....rosie armstrong
  • george....Philip Jackson
  • jenni murray....herself
  • jerry....barnaby kay
  • ken....james vaughan
  • maureen....maureen beattie
  • nurse....rosie armstrong
  • sonia....Emma Kennedy
  • violet....marcia warren
  • written by.... - - - jan etherington and gavin petrie

    convinced his wife is having an affair with transvestite george, ken targets carol.

    convinced that his wife's having an affair with transvestite george, ken targets carol.

    starring lynda bellingham as carol, philip jackson as george, maureen beattie as maureen and james vaughan as ken.

    series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - carol is hormonal and 15-stone george is a transvestite. onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    written by jan etherington and gavin petrie.

    producer: elizabeth freestone

    first broadcast on bbc radio 4 in november 2004.

    carol …. lynda bellingham

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    Ken is surprised to discover his new bedmate, but sadly it's not the one he hoped for.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Ken is surprised to find that he has a new bedmate - but not the one he'd hoped for.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen and James Vaughan as Ken.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    Carol can't take it any more and literally gives her husband George away to her best friend Maureen.

    But does Maureen really want him?

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    The Change is a sitcom about a married couple with the worst kind of midlife crisis Carol is hormonal and George is a transvestite. The series follows them, their best friends and their children as they all try to play happy families.

    2/6. Carol can't take it any more and literally gives her husband George away to her best friend Maureen. But does Maureen really want him?

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol.

    Directed by Elizabeth Freestone.

    Afternoon

    Morning

    Evening

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Philip Jackson
    Violet.... Marcia Warren
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

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    A visit to the doctor sparks a bombshell for the not-so-happy mother-to-be.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen and James Vaughan as Ken.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    With both George and Carol, and Ken and Maureen's relationships seemingly over, another bombshell hits.

    There's a baby on the way.

    How on earth will the news be received?

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    The Change is a sitcom about a married couple with the worst kind of midlife crisis. Carol is hormonal and George is a transvestite. The series follows them, their best friends, and their children as they all try to play happy families.

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    With both George and Carol, and Ken and Maureen's relationships seemingly over, another bombshell hits. There's a baby on the way. How on earth will the news be received?

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol.

    Directed by Elizabeth Freestone.

    Afternoon

    Morning

    Evening

    With both couples' relationships seemingly over, another bombshell hits: there's a baby on the way. How on earth will the news be received?

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Philip Jackson
    Violet.... Marcia Warren
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Doctor.... Rosie Armstrong
    Diana Aitchison.... Herself

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    With George's birthday looming, he gets two surprises, from his wife and mother.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    With George's big birthday looming, he gets two surprises - one from his wife and the other from his mother.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen, Marcia Warren as Violet, Emma Kennedy as Sonia and James Vaughan as Ken.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    George's surprising reaction to Carol's secret makes her think twice about their future together.

    Meanwhile, Violet's dedication to the conman Albert Colhoun takes a turn for the worse.

    What is she playing at?

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2004.

    The Change is a sitcom about a married couple with the worst kind of midlife crisis. Carol is hormonal and George is a transvestite. The series follows them, their best friends, and their children, as they all try to play happy families.

    4/6

    George's surprising reaction to Carol's secret makes her think twice about their future together. Meanwhile, Violet's dedication to the conman Albert Colhoun takes a turn for the worse. What is she playing at?

    Carol....Lynda Bellingham

    George....Philip Jackson

    Violet....Marcia Warren

    Maureen....Maureen Beattie

    Ken....James Vaughan

    Sonia....Emma Kennedy

    Dave....Mark Powley

    Jerry....Barnaby Kay

    Nurse....Rosie Armstrong

    Directed by Elizabeth Freestone.

    Afternoon

    Morning

    Evening

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Philip Jackson
    Violet.... Marcia Warren
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Nurse.... Rosie Armstrong

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    The family learn about Carol's condition and Dave's secret is out.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    The family learn about Carol's condition - and Sonia finally confronts Dave about his suspicious behaviour.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen, Marcia Warren as Violet, Emma Kennedy as Sonia and James Vaughan as Ken.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2004.

    Carol finally tells everyone that she's pregnant, to mixed reactions all round.

    Her grown-up children are struggling with their own relationships.

    Jerry goes on a date with someone whose surprising reaction to meeting his dad makes him uncomfortable, and Sonia finally confronts Dave about his suspicious behaviour.

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2004.

    The Change is a sitcom about a married couple with the worst kind of midlife crisis. Carol is hormonal and George is a transvestite. The series follows them, their best friends and their children as they all try to play happy families.

    5/6

    Carol finally tells everyone that she's pregnant, to mixed reactions all round. Her grown-up children are struggling with their own relationships. Jerry goes on a date with someone whose surprising reaction to meeting his dad makes him uncomfortable, and Sonia finally confronts Dave about his suspicious behaviour.

    Carol....Lynda Bellingham

    George....Philip Jackson

    Violet....Marcia Warren

    Maureen....Maureen Beattie

    Ken....James Vaughan

    Sonia....Emma Kennedy

    Dave....Mark Powley

    Jerry....Barnaby Kay

    Donna....Rosie Armstrong

    Directed by Elizabeth Freestone.

    Afternoon

    Morning

    Evening

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Philip Jackson
    Violet.... Marcia Warren
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Nurse.... Rosie Armstrong

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    Carol and George present a united front for their appearance on Woman's Hour.

    Friends tune in to listen, but nothing can have prepared them for what they are about to hear.

    It's a case of Jenni Murray to the rescue in this final episode.

    Tension mounts as Carol approaches full term and Violet marries.

    Tensions mount as Carol approaches full term and she and George appear on Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

    Starring Lynda Bellingham as Carol, Philip Jackson as George, Maureen Beattie as Maureen, Marcia Warren as Violet, Emma Kennedy as Sonia and Jenni Murray as herself.

    Series 3 of the sitcom about a married couple's attempts to smooth over their singularly troubled midlife funk - Carol is hormonal and 15-stone George is a transvestite. Onlookers can't quite agree on the nature of their dynamic.

    Written by Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie.

    Producer: Elizabeth Freestone

    First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2004.

    Sitcom about a troubled hormonal wife and a transvestite husband.

    Tensions mount as Carol approaches full term and she and George appear on Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.

    Carol …. Lynda Bellingham
    George …. Philip Jackson
    Violet.... Marcia Warren
    Maureen …. Maureen Beattie
    Ken …. James Vaugnan
    Sonia …. Emma Kennedy
    Jerry …. Barnaby Kay
    Dave …. Mark Powley
    Researcher.... Rosie Armstrong
    Di Aitchison.... As herself
    Jenni Murray.... As herself