Life With The Lyons

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20110316 (BBC7)Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris and father Ben's not happy. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From January 1955.
20110316 (BBC7)Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris and father Ben's not happy.
20110323 (BBC7)Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From November 1952.

Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house. Stars Bebe Daniels.

20110323 (BBC7)Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house. Stars Bebe Daniels.
\u2018twas The Night Before1953122420191222 (BBC7)Bebe Daniels makes some Christmas wishes concerning her gas cooker, news of a birth and Aggie's mother.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Norman Shelley, David Enders and Hugh Morton

BBC Variety Orchestra - Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury

Producer Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in December 1953.

Bebe welcomes Nick into her home as the family attempt to hang up festive decorations.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Back In The Autumn1953062620170820 (BBC7)The family are planning their summer holiday, but will it be plain sailing?

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Ben's Birthday1953020620190127 (BBC7)It's Ben's birthday. But will he pleased with his presents? From February 1953.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Ben’s dropping hints about his birthday to the family, but will they remember?

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, Clive Baxter and David Enders.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Music by the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1953.

Christmas Shopping1953121720181223 (BBC7)When the family head to a department store at Christmas, Ben’s left holding a baby. But whose is it?

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, David Enders, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, Harry Morris and Gwen Lewis.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson. The BBC Variety Orchestra are conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1953.

When the Lyons family head to a department store at Christmas, Ben's left holding a baby.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, David Enders, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, Harry Morris and Gwen Lewis.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, David Enders, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, Harry Morris and Gwen Lewis.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson. The BBC Variety Orchestra are conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1953.

Coming Home1953111220200119 (BBC7)The family return from holiday and get embroiled in a car chase.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Returning from a family holiday abroad, Ben sparks confusion when he thinks they’ve been robbed.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard Lyon and Barbara Lyon.

With Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, David Enders and Roger Delgado.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ray Sonnin.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1953.

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Sinister foreign agents and mistaken identity sparks more discombobulation.

Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon.

From February 1958.

Sinister foreign agents and mistaken identities spark further discombobulation.

Sinister foreign agents and a case of mistaken identity sparks more Lyon family discombobulation.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Barbara and Richard.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Hugh Morton, Wilfred Babbage and Charles Hawtrey.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1958.

Sinister foreign agents and mistaken identities spark further discombobulation. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From February 1958.

Sinister foreign agents and mistaken identity sparks more discombobulation. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From February 1958.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house. Stars Bebe Daniels.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, David Enders, Clive Baxter and Hugh Morton.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson
Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1952.

Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From November 1952.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

How To Be A Good Father1953031320191229 (BBC7)Father Ben questions his parenting skills, and changes his approach, after flunking a magazine questionnaire.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Hugh Morton, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir and Brian Smith.

The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Produced by Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in March 1953.

Ben Lyons questions his parenting skill after flunking a magazine questionnaire

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Hugh Morton, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir and Brian Smith.

The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Produced by Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in March 1953.

Lovely To Look At1953060320170813 (BBC7)Tex arrives for the Queen's Coronation. Will he succumb to Olde England's charms?

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Nature Boy1953111920200126 (BBC7)Ben decides that the family needs to try a simpler lifestyle.

‘Life with the Lyons’ charted the adventures of real-life couple Ben Lyon and Bebe Daniels, and their children, Richard and Barbara. The plots are said to be based on actual events. Ben and Bebe had both been Hollywood actors in the silent era, before settling in London in 1939. The radio series also starred the couple’s children, Richard and Barbara, who themselves went on to pursue careers in acting and singing.

This fourth series ran from 12/11/1953 to 06/05/1954.

CAST:

Bebe …. Bebe Daniels
Ben …. Ben Lyon
Barbara …. Barbara Lyon
Richard …. Richard Lyon
Mr Wimple …. Horace Percival
Florrie Wainwright …. Doris Rogers
Aggie MacDonald …. Molly Weir
Harold Heppelthwaite …. David Enders
Newsreader …. Hugh Morton

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ray Sonin.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1953.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard Lyon and Barbara Lyon.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ray Sonnin.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

Once A Ham...1953061920200112 (BBC7)Barbara’s got a taste for the theatre and ropes friends and family into A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Hugh Morton, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, David Enders, Gwen Lewis and Philip Ray.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding

The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Paul Fenoulhet, with incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson.

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in June 1953.

A stage-struck Barbara ropes friends and family into A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding

Producer: Tom Ronald

The Barbecue1953012320190120 (BBC7)How will the all-American family’s new barbecue fare with the neighbours and British weather?

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton and Clive Baxter.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Music by the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1953.

How will the All-American family's new \u2018barbecue' go down with the neighbours?

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

The Christmas Story20111225 (BBC7)It's Christmas Eve and the Lyons family end up with an extra mouth to feed.

It's Christmas Eve and the Lyons family end up with an extra mouth to feed. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From December 1952.

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Barbara is playing Ophelia in the school show. Could this be her big break?

Barbara is playing Ophelia in the school show - could this be her big break?

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, David Enders and Hugh Morton.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson
Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1952.

Barbara is playing Ophelia in the school show. Could this be her big break? With Ben Lyon and Bebe Daniels. From April 1952.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

The Rising Son1958020920171001 (BBC7)Who will get that job? Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head.

Who will get that job? The sons of Ben Lyon and fellow radio star Ted Ray go head-to-head.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Barbara and Richard.
With guest stars: Ted Ray and Robin Ray.

And Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, David Enders and Hugh Morton.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1958.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Who will get that job? Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head.

Who will get that job? Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head. With Bebe Daniels. From February 1958.

Who will get that job, as Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head?

Who will get that job, as Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head? Stars Bebe Daniels. From February 1958.

Who will get that job as Ben Lyon and radio star Ted Ray's sons go head-to-head? Stars Bebe Daniels.

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The family have to entertain Ben's boss, but will they all get along?

The Lyon family have to entertain father Ben's boss - but will they all get along?

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Barbara and Richard.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Richard Bellaers, Gwen Lewis, Dennis Arundell and Bob Block.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1955.

The family have to entertain Ben's boss, but will they all get along? Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From May 1955.

The family have to entertain Ben's boss - but will they all get along? Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

'twas The Night Before1953122420191222 (BBC7)Bebe makes some Christmas wishes concerning the gas cooker, plus some news of a birth and Aggie's mother.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Norman Shelley, David Enders and Hugh Morton.

BBC Variety Orchestra - Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in December 1953.

Bebe welcomes Nick into her home as the family attempt to hang up festive decorations.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Bebe makes some Christmas wishes concerning the gas cooker, plus some news of a birth and Aggie's mother.

BBC Variety Orchestra - Conductor, Paul Fenoulhet

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in December 1953.

You Can't Get Blood Out Of A Stone1953041020200105 (BBC7)You Can't Get Blood Out of a Stone

There is much excitement when Barbara invites a very successful footballer for dinner - except from husband Ben.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

With Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Hugh Morton, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, David Enders, Gwen Lewis and Philip Ray.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding

The BBC Variety Orchestra is conducted by Paul Fenoulhet, with incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson.

First broadcast on the BBC Light programme in April 1953.

Barbara invites an old and handsome flame to the Lyon household and Ben is jealous.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara. Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding

05Accidents Will Happen1951102520181230 (BBC7)When Bebe runs into the car of boxer Freddie Mills, Ben tries to teach her a lesson.

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, and special guest Freddie Mills.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

The BBC Variety Orchestra are conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1951.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

When Bebe runs into a car driven by boxer Freddie Mills, Ben sets out to teach her a lesson....

Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson. The BBC Variety Orchestra are conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

When Bebe runs into a car driven by boxer Freddie Mills, Ben sets out to teach her a lesson....

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, Hugh Morton, and special guest Freddie Mills.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson. The BBC Variety Orchestra are conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in October 1951.

08Let Them Eat Cake1951111520190106 (BBC7)The battle to bake the best cake sparks a menu of misunderstandings.

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir and Harry Morris.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Music by the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in November 1951.

A cake competition leads to misunderstandings and kitchen misadventures.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir and Harry Morris.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald

11I Don't Know What To Get Her1951120620190113 (BBC7)Barbara is worried about her brother's rather risque new girlfriend.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

Barbara’s worried about her brother’s risqué new girlfriend. What will his parents think?

Starring Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon, Richard Lyon, Horace Percival, Doris Rogers, Molly Weir, David Enders, Barbara Blair and Brian Smith.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Music by the BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1951.

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Ben needs jokes for his big speech at the Festival of Britain - can the family help?

Ben needs jokes for his big speech at the Festival of Britain. Can the family help? Stars Ben Lyon. From February 1951.

Ben needs jokes for his big speech at the Festival of Britain - can the family help?

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Ian Sadler and David Enders.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC Television.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Bill Harding.

BBC Revue Orchestra conducted by Robert Busby

Incidental music by Arthur Wilkinson

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1951.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Father Ben sparks family chaos after losing the keys to their house.
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Ben's pal Tex arrives for the Queen's Coronation.

Will he succumb to Olde England's charms?

Tex arrives for the Queen's Coronation. Will he succumb to Olde England's charms?

Lovely to Look At: Ben's pal Tex arrives for the Queen's Coronation. Will he succumb to Olde England's charms? With Bebe Daniels. From June 1953.

Ben's pal Tex arrives for Queen Elizabeth's Coronation. Will he succumb to Olde England's charms?

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, David Enders, Clive Baxter, Hugh Morton and Arthur Hill.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block, Ronnie Hanbury and Bill Harding.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1953.

Ben's pal Tex arrives for the Queen's Coronation. Will he succumb to Olde England's charms? With Bebe Daniels. From June 1953.

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The family are planning their summer holiday, but will it be plain sailing?

The family are planning their summer holiday, but will it be plain sailing? Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From May 1954.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple and Hugh Morton.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block, Ronnie Hanbury and Bill Harding.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1954.

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Ben has a business meeting on the golf course.

But will he end up feeling below par?

Ben has a business meeting on the golf course. But will he end up feeling below par?

Ben has a business meeting on the golf course. But will he end up feeling below par? With Bebe Daniels. From December 1954.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Hugh Morton, Bob Block, Gwen Lewis and Selma Vaz Diaz.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.
BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.
Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1954.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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An ad in the local paper lands Richard a job as his father's office boy.

Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon.

From December 1954.

An ad in the local paper lands Richard a job as his father's office boy. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From December 1954.

An ad in the local paper lands Richard Lyon a job as his father Ben's office boy.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Selma Vas Dias, Brian Smith, Gwen Lewis and Bob Block.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in December 1954.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between 1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris and father Ben's not happy.

Guest Ronnie Harris.

Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris, and father Ben is not happy.

Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris, and father Ben is not happy. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From January 1955.

Daughter Barbara Lyon is in love with singer Ronnie Harris, and father Ben is not happy.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Hugh David, Richard Bellaers, Bob Block and Ronnie Harris as himself.

Life With the Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in January 1955.

Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris and father Ben's not happy. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From January 1955.

Daughter Barbara Lyon is in love with singer Ronnie Harris, and father Ben is not happy.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Hugh David, Richard Bellaers, Bob Block and Ronnie Harris as himself.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald

Daughter Barbara is in love with Ronnie Harris, and father Ben is not happy.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Barbara and her boyfriend try to enjoy some time alone on a river trip with little success

With Bebe Daniels.

From April 1955.

Barbara and her boyfriend Derek struggle to enjoy some time alone on a river trip.

Barbara and her boyfriend Derek try to enjoy some time alone on a river trip, with little success. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyons. From April 1955.

Barbara Lyon and her boyfriend Derek struggle to enjoy time alone on a river trip.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Richard Bellaers, Gwen Lewis, Patricia Field and Alanna Boyce.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1955.

Barbara and her boyfriend try to enjoy some time alone on a river trip with little success. With Bebe Daniels. From April 1955.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Richard and Barbara.

With Doris Rogers as Florrie, Molly Weir as Aggie, Horace Percival as Mr Wimple, Richard Bellaers, Gwen Lewis, Patricia Field and Alanna Boyce.

Written by Bebe Daniels, Bob Block and Ronnie Hanbury.

Producer: Tom Ronald

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.

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Holiday shambles as Bebe heads for Loch Lomond and Ben plans a surprise.

Holiday shambles as Bebe heads for Loch Lomond and Ben plans a surprise. Stars Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon. From May 1961.

Holiday shambles - as Bebe heads for Loch Lomond and Ben is planning a surprise.

Starring real-life American family: Ben Lyon and his wife Bebe Daniels and their children, Barbara and Richard.

With Molly Weir as Aggie, Doris Rogers as Florrie, Angela Ferguson Arthur Lawrence and John Pullen.

Life With The Lyons was one the BBC's most popular radio sitcoms between1950 and 1961. It was also adapted for BBC TV.

Written by Bebe Daniels and Bob Block

BBC Variety Orchestra conducted by Paul Fenoulhet.

Producer: Tom Ronald

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1961.

Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London.