Life, Death And Sex With Mike And Sue

Radio 4's sofa-bound daytime antidote to Anne and Nick. Including bits about sex for those who hate life and death.

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The sofa-bound daytime presenters look at families and relationships.

By Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton. Producer Pete Sinclair

Radio's answer to Anne and Nick, Robert Duncan and Julia Hills star as the sofa-bound daytime duo.

With Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss.

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The sofa-bound lifestyle presenters look at sickness, friendship and sick friends.

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The sofa-bound presenters look at dealing with teenagers and rising crime.

Over half the letters to Mike and Sue are about crime.

The rest are stolen in the post.

The sofa-bound presenters look at dealing with teenagers and rising crime. Stars Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. From May 1996.

The sofa-bound presenters look at dealing with teenagers and rising crime. From May 1996.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare. 3: Over half the letters sent to Mike and Sue are about crime. The rest are stolen in the post. Starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. With Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Debbie Isitt and Dan Strauss.

Music by Mark Burton. Producer Pete Sinclair

The third of a five-part comedy series written by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. With Roger Blake , Debbie Isitt , Mark Kilmurry and Dan Strauss. Music by Mark Burton Producer Pete Sinclair Repeat

Over half the letters sent to radio hosts Mike and Sue are about crime. The rest are stolen in the post.

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The sofa-bound presenters look at cults and Mike highlights the plight of the homeless, in order to raise money for a new squash court.

The sofa-bound presenters look at cults and the plight of the homeless.

The sofa-bound presenters look at cults and the plight of the homeless. Stars Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. From May 1996.

The sofa-bound presenters look at cults and the plight of the homeless. From May 1996.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare. 4: Mike highlights the plight of the homeless - to raise money for a new squash court. Starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. With Roger Blake ,

Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss.

Music by Mark Burton. Producer Pete Sinclair

Mike highlights the plight of the homeless on air - to raise money for a new squash court.

and Sue The fourth of a five-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. with Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss. Music by Mark Burton Producer Pete Sinclair Repeat

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The sofa-bound presenters look at shopaholics and dangerous ducks.

Calling all shopaholics - you need Mike and Sue's new book, Stop Shopping Now.

The sofa-bound presenters look at shopaholics and dangerous ducks. Stars Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. From May 1996.

The sofa-bound presenters look at shopaholics and dangerous ducks. From May 1996.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare. 5: Robert Duncan and Julia Hills star as the sofabound daytime duo

Producer Pete Sinclair

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The sofa-bound presenters tackle crises and reveal the popularity of sex.

Today the programme finds that sex is Britain's favourite activity - after eating, sleeping, telly, ironing and emptying the bin.

The sofa-bound presenters tackle crises and reveal the popularity of sex. Stars Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. From May 1996.

The sofa-bound presenters tackle crises and reveal the popularity of sex. From May 1996.

The last of a five-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. In a recent survey, sex was voted Britain's favourite activity-after eating, sleeping, ironing and emptying the bin. with Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss. Music by Mark Burton Producer Pete Sinclair Repeat

The last part of Bill Dare 's comedy series starring Robert Duncan and Julia Hills. With Roger Blake , Mark Kilmurry , Sally Phillips and Dan Strauss.

Music by Mark Burton. Producer Pete Sinclair * Julia Hills 's Choice: page 12

Today the programme finds that sex is Britain's favourite activity - after eating, sleeping, TV, ironing and emptying the bin.

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The sofa-bound presenters ponder the future and grapple with relationships.

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue ponder the future and grapple with relationships.

Series 2 of Bill Dare's sitcom stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Bill Dare, Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Jo Clegg

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1997.

The sofa-bound presenters ponder the future and grapple with relationships. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From July 1997.

The sofa-bound presenters ponder the future and grapple with relationships. From July 1997

4 Extra Debut. The sofa-bound presenters ponder the future and grapple with relationships. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From July 1997.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. Mike and Sue ponder the future and grapple with relationships. with Roger Blake , Bill Dare , Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips

Music by Mark Burton. Producer Jo Clegg

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The 'lifestyle presenters' look at work and travel, plus 'Missing Persons'.

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue look at work and travel, plus "Missing Persons".

Series 2 of Bill Dare's sitcom stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Bill Dare, Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Jo Clegg

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1997.

The lifestyle presenters look at work and travel, plus Missing Persons. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From July 1997.

This week, Mike and Sue discuss work and travel, and meet some very sad people in a `Missing Persons' item.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. This week, Mike and Sue discuss work and travel. With Roger Blake , Bill Dare. Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton Producer Jo Clegg

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The sofa hosts invite a stressed bomb disposal expert to "hug his fear".

This week, Mike and Sue demonstrate how to embarrass your children in public.

The sofa hosts invite a stressed bomb disposal expert to 'hug his fear'. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From August 1997.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. This week, how to embarrass your children in public.

With Roger Blake , Bill Dare. Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton Producer Jo Clegg

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The sofa hosts invite a stressed bomb disposal expert to 'hug his fear'.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

The lifestyle show has revelations on the home and commune living.

The lifestyle show has revelations on the home and commune living. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From August 1997.

This week, Mike and Sue invite a stressed bomb-disposal expert to `hug his fear'.

A six-part comedy series by Bill Dare , starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. Mike and Sue invite a stressed bomb-disposal expert to "hug his fear". With Roger Blake , Bill Dare , Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton Producer Jo Clegg

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The lifestyle show has revelations on the home and commune living.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

The lifestyle show hosts have revelations on the "home" and "commune living".

Series 2 of Bill Dare's sitcom stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan, Sally Philips and Niall Ashdown.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Jo Clegg

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1997.

The lifestyle show focuses on 'education' and 'money'.

The lifestyle show focuses on 'education' and 'money'. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From August 1997.

A six-part sketch show about families and relationships, starring

Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick.

With Roger Blake , Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton. Written by Dan Gaster , Will Ing and Ben Silburn. Producer Jo Clegg

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The lifestyle show focuses on 'education' and 'money'.

The last of six sketch shows about families and relationships, starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens as Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick. with Roger Blake. Alistair McGowan and Sally Philips. Music by Mark Burton. Written by Ian Brown. Producer Jo Clegg

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The lifestyle show takes on party food, reading and therapy.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue take on party food and reading, plus therapy - could it have helped the Beatles and Henry VIII?

Series 2 of Bill Dare's sitcom stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Ronnie Ancona, Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Steve Punt.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1998.

The lifestyle show takes on party food, reading and therapy. With Robert Duncan, Jan Ravens and Steve Punt. From September 1998.

4 Extra Debut. The lifestyle show takes on party food, reading and therapy. With Robert Duncan, Jan Ravens and Steve Punt. From September 1998.

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The magazine show tackles terrorism and gardening.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle terrorism and gardening.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Ronnie Ancona. Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Tracy-ann Oberman.

Written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1998.

The magazine show tackles terrorism and gardening. With Robert Duncan, Jan Ravens and Tracy-ann Oberman. From September 1998.

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A Cinderella update and 'Changing Tombs'.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle a fresh update on Cinderella plus 'Changing Tombs'.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe.
With Ronnie Ancona, Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Steve Punt.

Written by Steve Punt from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

The sketch show about families, relationships and lifestyles continues with an edition recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

A Cinderella update, and Changing Tombs. Recorded at the Edinburgh Fringe.

A Cinderella update, and Changing Tombs. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens at the Edinburgh Fringe. From October 1998.

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Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick tackle honesty and stress.

Friendship in its many forms and an everyday problem for Miriam Stoops.

Friendship in its many forms and an everyday problem for Miriam Stoops. With Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1998.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle stress and honesty, plus an everyday problem for Miriam Stoops.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. With Ronnie Ancona, Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Tim De Jongh.

Written by Tim De Jongh from a format by Bill Dare.
Music by Mark Burton
Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

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The lifestyle show turns its attention to stress and honesty.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle stress and honesty - plus an everyday problem for Miriam Stoops.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.
With Ronnie Ancona, Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Toby Longworth.

Written by Tim De Jongh from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick tackle beliefs and friendship.

The lifestyle show turns its attention to stress and honesty. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1998.

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Matrimony - an analysis of what makes it work, but also what doesn't.

Matrimony - an analysis of what makes it work, but also what doesn't. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1998.

Radio 4's antidote to Anne and Nick tackle beliefs and friendship.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle matrimony. What makes it work? Where do couples go wrong?

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.
With Ronnie Ancona, Alistair McGowan, Roger Blake and Christopher Douglas.

Written by Christopher Douglas from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1998.

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Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue discuss property, holidays and their hopes for a TV award.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Emma Kennedy and Toby Longworth.

Written by Hugh Rycroft and David Spicer from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

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The lifestyle pair on children in the workplace and threadbare toffs.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue discuss children in the workplace and threadbare toffs.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan, Emma Kennedy and Ronnie Ancona.

Written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.

They are joined by Roger Blake, Alistair Mcgowan, Ronnie Ancona and Emma Kennedy.

2: Sue has a score to settle, Mike is being poached by a rival network and there is a special appeal for `The Threadbare Toffs Association'.

The lifestyle pair on children in the workplace and threadbare toffs. With Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From September 1999.

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The lifestyle show turns its attention to ageing and alcohol.

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Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue turn their attention to 'ageing' and 'alcohol'.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan and Ronnie Ancona.

Written by George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.

The lifestyle show turns its attention to aging and alcohol.

They are joined by Roger Blake, Alistair Mcgowan, Ronnie Ancona.

3: The team tackle ageing and growing up.

Plus a look at the world of drink.

The lifestyle show turns its attention to aging and alcohol. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

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The lifestyle show turns its attention to fame and entertaining.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue Mike take a look at the flipside of fame, Mike meets his biggest fan and the week's good cause is Charity.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan, Ronnie Ancona and Emma Kennedy.

Written by David Spicer and Hugh Rycroft from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.

Mike meets his biggest fan, and this week's virtue is charity.

The lifestyle show turns its attention to fame and entertaining. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1999.

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Eyebrow-raising revelations about the respective pasts of the hosts.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue share some eyebrow-raising revelations about their pasts...

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan and Ronnie Ancona.

Written by Ian Brown and James Hendrie from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1999.

Eyebrow-raising revelations about the respective pasts of the hosts. Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1999.

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The lifestyle show turns its attention to relationships and money.

The lifestyle show turns its attention to relationships and money. Stars Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens. From October 1999.

Robert Duncan and Julia Hills parody mid-morning lifestyle shows

Sofa-bound TV presenters Mike and Sue tackle the problems of breaking up relationships plus a delve into the world of money.

Starring Robert Duncan and Jan Ravens.

With Roger Blake, Alistair McGowan, Ronnie Ancona and Steve Punt.

Written by Steve Punt from a format by Bill Dare.

Music by Mark Burton.

Producer: Aled Evans

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1999.