The Goldfish Bowl

Comedy about two goldfish, Anton and Liam, as they contemplate life from their bowl and try to understand Martin and Susan, their owners.

Liam is a Friday-night-in-with-a-Dick-Francis-and-a-box-of-Terry's-All-Gold goldfish, whereas Anton is erudite, sophisticated and sardonic, and does not know how he ended up trapped in this bowl.

Episodes

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20070108 BT=2315 (BBC7)A female fish arrives causing friction in the tank. Episode 5 of 8.
20070109 BT=0415 (BBC7)A female fish arrives causing friction in the tank. Episode 5 of 8.
20071105 BT=2315 (BBC7)A fish's view of life from the Goldfish Bowl. Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Sarah? Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20071106 BT=0415 (BBC7)A fish's view of life from the Goldfish Bowl. Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Sarah? Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20070122 BT=2315 (BBC7)A fish's view of life from the Goldfish Bowl. Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Susan? Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20070123 BT=0415 (BBC7)A fish's view of life from the Goldfish Bowl. Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Susan? Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20071001 BT=2315 (BBC7)Anton and Liam's view of life from their goldfish bowl. Susan has a shock in store for Martin. Episode 2 of 8.
20071002 BT=0415 (BBC7)Anton and Liam's view of life from their goldfish bowl. Susan has a shock in store for Martin. Episode 2 of 8.
20080611 BT=2230 (BBC7)Anton attempts to educate Liam, but who wants to learn when you can play I-Spy? Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 2 of 8.
20080612 BT=0330 (BBC7)Anton attempts to educate Liam, but who wants to learn when you can play I-Spy? Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 2 of 8.
20061225 BT=2315 (BBC7)Anton has a hangover and Martin and Susan are expecting their first child. Episode 3 of 8.
20061226 BT=0415 (BBC7)Anton has a hangover and Martin and Susan are expecting their first child. Episode 3 of 8.
20071008 BT=2315 (BBC7)Anton has a hangover and Martin and Susan are expecting their first child. Episode 3 of 8.
20071009 BT=0415 (BBC7)Anton has a hangover and Martin and Susan are expecting their first child. Episode 3 of 8.
20080618 BT=2230 (BBC7)Anton wants to learn about sex but is surprised to hear how Liam knows so much. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 3 of 8.
20080619 BT=0330 (BBC7)Anton wants to learn about sex but is surprised to hear how Liam knows so much. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 3 of 8.
20080702 BT=2230 (BBC7)Comedy about Liam and Anton, two goldfish who live with owners Martin and Susan. A female fish arrives causing friction in the tank. Episode 5 of 8.
20080703 BT=0330 (BBC7)Comedy about Liam and Anton, two goldfish who live with owners Martin and Susan. A female fish arrives causing friction in the tank. Episode 5 of 8.
20061218 BT=2315 (BBC7)Comedy by Shaun Prendergast about Anton and Liam's view of life from their goldfish bowl. Susan has a shock in store for Martin. Episode 2 of 8.
20061219 BT=0415 (BBC7)Comedy by Shaun Prendergast about Anton and Liam's view of life from their goldfish bowl. Susan has a shock in store for Martin. Episode 2 of 8.
20061211 BT=2315 (BBC7)Comedy by Shaun Prendergast about two goldfish - Liam and Anton - starring Sean Foley and Hamish McColl. With Sarah Parish. Episode 1 of 8.
20061212 BT=0415 (BBC7)Comedy by Shaun Prendergast about two goldfish - Liam and Anton - starring Sean Foley and Hamish McColl. With Sarah Parish. Episode 1 of 8.
20070129 BT=2315 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Episode 8 of 8.
20070130 BT=0415 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Episode 8 of 8.
20071112 BT=2315 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Episode 8 of 8.
20071113 BT=0415 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Episode 8 of 8.
20080723 BT=2230 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Starring Sean Foley, Hamish McColl and Sarah Parish. Episode 8 of 8.
20080724 BT=0330 (BBC7)Goldfish Anton and Liam contemplate death. Starring Sean Foley, Hamish McColl and Sarah Parish. Episode 8 of 8.
20080604 BT=2230 (BBC7)Goldfish Liam and Anton contemplate the meaning of their existence. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast with Hamish McColl. Episode 1 of 8.
20080605 BT=0330 (BBC7)Goldfish Liam and Anton contemplate the meaning of their existence. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast with Hamish McColl. Episode 1 of 8.
20080716 BT=2230 (BBC7)Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Susan? Liam and Anton get a fish's eye view. Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20080717 BT=0330 (BBC7)Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Susan? Liam and Anton get a fish's eye view. Starring Sarah Parish. Episode 7 of 8.
20070101 BT=2315 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Episode 4 of 8.
20070102 BT=0415 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Episode 4 of 8.
20071015 BT=2315 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Episode 4 of 8.
20071016 BT=0415 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Episode 4 of 8.
20080625 BT=2230 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 4 of 8.
20080626 BT=0330 (BBC7)It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time. Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 4 of 8.
20070115 BT=2315 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Episode 6 of 8.
20070116 BT=0415 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Episode 6 of 8.
20071029 BT=2315 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Episode 6 of 8.
20071030 BT=0415 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Episode 6 of 8.
20080709 BT=2230 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 6 of 8.
20080710 BT=0330 (BBC7)Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl. Starring Shaun Prendergast. Episode 6 of 8.
20070924 BT=2315 (BBC7)Two goldfish in a bowl contemplate life. Episode 1 of 8.
20070925 BT=0415 (BBC7)Two goldfish in a bowl contemplate life. Episode 1 of 8.
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Liam and Anton are goldfish contemplating the meaning of their existence.

Liam is a Friday-night-in-with-a-Dick Francis-and-a-box-of-Terry's All Gold goldfish, whereas Anton is erudite and sophisticated.

Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast.

Liam.... Sean Foley
Martin.... Shaun Prendergast
Anton.... Hamish McColl
Susan.... Sarah Parish

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio in August 1998.

Goldfish Liam and Anton contemplate the meaning of their existence.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

Liam and Anton are goldfish contemplating the meaning of their existence.

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio in August 1998.

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Anton attempts to educate Liam, but who wants to learn when you can play I-Spy?

Susan has a shock in store for Martin.

It's time to shape up or ship out as Anton decides Liam should get an education.

Anton and Liam are goldfish and we see life from their perspective.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

Anton attempts to educate fellow goldfish Liam, but who wants to learn when you can play I-Spy?

Liam is a Friday-night-in-with-a-Dick Francis-and-a-box-of-Terry's All Gold goldfish, whereas Anton is erudite and sophisticated.

Written by and starring Shaun Prendergast.

Liam.... Sean Foley
Martin.... Shaun Prendergast
Anton.... Hamish McColl
Susan.... Sarah Parish

Director: Sally Avens

First broadcast on BBC Radio in September 1998.

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Anton wants to know more about sex, and, to his amazement, he discovers that Liam has indulged in the practice.

Anton has a hangover and Martin and Susan are expecting their first child.

Anton wants to learn about sex but is surprised to hear how Liam knows so much.

Life from the perspective of two fish in their bowl.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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It's Susan's 40th birthday and goldfish Liam and Anton ponder the concept of time.

As Susan turns 40, her goldfish ponder the concept of time. Stars Shaun Prendergast.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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The boys have a visitor to the Bowl - a sexy little fantail called Pandora, and jealousy rears its ugly head.

A new fish causes friction and there's drama outside the bowl.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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Liam and Anton witness the break up of Martin and Susan's relationship through their goldfish bowl.

Our scaly friends have a trial separation as Anton claims squatters' rights over the Plastic Castle.

Liam and Anton witness their owners' break-up through their glass bowl.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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Is reconciliation on the cards for Martin and Susan?

The two goldfish Anton and Liam realise that their future depends on Martin and Susan's getting back together again.

Goldfish Liam and Anton hope their owners will reconcile.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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Comedy about two goldfish, Liam and Anton and their owners. From 1998.

Two goldfish, Liam and Anton, contemplate life from their bowl, watching their owners.

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Their owners quarrel and The Grim Reaper pays a visit to the bowl.

Could this be the end for our two goldfish Anton and Liam?

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020220000209The fish find themselves face to face with Horace the master criminal cat. They have 60 minutes to save the world.
020320000216The duo soon find themselves in big trouble... Just who is Caesar Coathook?
020420000223Liam discovers that the world of the Tank is full of trouble and strife. Not to mention appalling cockney rhyming slang.
020520000301With Liam in danger of turning into a couch potato, Anton decides to dissect the world of television. He does not like what he finds.
020620000308Anton decides that Liam must be put into training when he is threatened by a piranha.
020720000315When Anton decides to buy a new stretch of water, he finds himself at the mercy of an estate agent who really is a shark.
0208 LAST20000322Liam becomes an unwitting leader of all fishkind, whilst Anton attempts to convince him of his true insignificance.