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0101Home To Roost1974081920190421 (BBC7)

Mr Wheeler battles to adapt to a life of leisure after 40 years of work.

Molly Sugden and Deryck Guyler play crusty old married couple, Olive and William Wheeler, who refer to each other in the arcane ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ terminology. After forty years of work in the same office, he has recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure. She, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.

Deryck Guyler … Mr Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Mrs Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey

Writer: Anne Jones

Producers: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1974.

Mr Wheeler tries to adapt to a life of leisure after 40 years of work.

The early days of retirement bring problems for a couple used to not being together.

0102Finding A Little Job1974082620190428 (BBC7)

William ponders how to fill his time: author or lollipop man?

Molly Sugden and Deryck Guyler play crusty old married couple, Olive and William Wheeler, who refer to each other as ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’.

After 40 years in the same office, he's recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure. She, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.

Deryck Guyler … William Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Olive Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey
John Baddeley … Neville
Ysanne Churchman … Angela

Writer: Anne Jones

Producers: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1974.

William ponders how to fill his spare time: author or lollipop man?

The early days of retirement bring problems for a couple used to not being together.

0103To Be Or Not To Be - An Oap1974090220190505 (BBC7)

Freshly-retired William Wheeler reluctantly signs-up for his pension.

Molly Sugden and Deryck Guyler play crusty old married couple, Olive and William Wheeler, who refer to each other in the arcane ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’ terminology.

After 40 years of work in the same office, he's recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure. She, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.

Deryck Guyler … William Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Olive Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey
John Baddeley … Neville
Ysanne Churchman … Angela
Patricia Green … Pat
Linda Polan … Mrs Cox

Writer: Anne Jones

Producers: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1974.

William reluctantly signs-up for his pension.

The early days of retirement bring problems for a couple used to not being together.

0104Taken For A Ride1974090920190512 (BBC7)

Now that he's retired, Olive pesters William to buy a car.

Molly Sugden and Deryck Guyler play crusty old married couple, Olive and William Wheeler. After 40 years of work in the same office, he's recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure. She, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.

Deryck Guyler … William Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Olive Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey
Ysanne Churchman … Angela
Patricia Green … Cath

Writer: Anne Jones

Producers: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1974.

Olive pesters William to buy a car.

The early days of retirement bring problems for a couple used to not being together.

0105Do It Youself1974091620190519 (BBC7)

William’s efforts at DIY shock both him and Olive.

Molly Sugden and Deryck Guyler play crusty old married couple, Olive and William Wheeler.

After 40 years of work in the same office, he's recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure. She, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.

Deryck Guyler … William Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Olive Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey
Ysanne Churchman … Angela
John Baddeley … Neville
Patricia Green … Cath
Linda Polan … Mrs Shipley

Writer: Anne Jones

Producers: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1974.

William's DIY efforts shock both him and Olive. Stars Deryck Guyler and Molly Sugden.

The early days of retirement bring problems for a couple used to not being together.