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19970106

Lucy Flannery 's award-winning sitcom. Starring Barbara Flynn and Patrick Barlow. Maria's stuck for a subject for her article, Ruby's dissertations are going nowhere and all Paul and Richard can do is ogle supermodels.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

19970113

Lucy Flannery 's award-winning sitcom. When Maria's oldest friend, Ellen, comes to stay, they can hear their biological clocks ticking very loudly. with Toby Longworth and Vivienne Rochester Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

19970120

Lucy Flannery 's award-winning sitcom. When Paul delivers an ultimatum to Ruby, a visit to a fortune teller with Maria tells them more than they bargained for. with Linda Polan. Toby Longworth and Vivienne Rochester. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

19970127

The last in the series of Lucy Flannery 's award-winning sitcom. A new series begins on Wednesday. with Linda Polan , Toby Longworth and Vivienne Rochester. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

19970129

Six further episodes of Lucy Flannery 's award-winning sitcom about the Reynolds and their lodgers.

Producer Liz Anstee

19970205

By Lucy Flannery.

2: Maria needs a day out, so Paul has to look after the baby - but can he be trusted?

Producer Liz Anstee

19970212

By Lucy Flannery.

3: It's havoc in the Reynolds household as the preparations for the baby's naming ceremony reach a climax.

Producer Liz Anstee

19970219

By Lucy Flannery , in six parts.

4: Maria turns agony aunt, and it looks like Paul might be turning all grown up and responsible.

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930506]

A six-part comedy series by Lucy Flannery. starring Barbara Flvnn as Maria and Patrick Barlow as Richard. 1: Maria and Richard have a happy marriage. no children, and a house that's falling down. It looks as if there's only one thing for it... Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930513]

by Lucy Flannery.

2: Now they have got two students as lodgers, Maria and Richard are finding out they're not as young and groovy as they had thought. Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930520]

by Lucy Flannery.

3: When student lodgers Paul and Ruby explore alternative ways to supplement their grant, Richard's cherished Dinky car collection is in peril. Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930527]

by Lucy Flannery.

4: It's party time for the students, and posh hotel time for the grown-ups, and never the two shall meet, or shall they?

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930603]

by Lucy Flannery.

5: It's a full moon, Ruby's away and Paul's lovelorn. Will Maria's matchmaking succeed and will Richard ever finish the gardening? Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930610]

In the final episode of Lucy Flannery 's comedy, Richard and Paul are entering the half-marathon, and Maria and Ruby are off down the pub. Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950125]

Lucy Flannery 's Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom returns, starring

Barbara Frynn , Patrick Barlow , Linda Polan , Toby Longworth and Vivienne Rochester.

Paul's got his heart set on Ruby, Ruby's thinking of her missing guinea pig,

Maria's plotting to get rid of the D J rig, and Richard's mind's set on a skip.... Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950201]

Second series of Lucy Flannery 's

Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom.

2: When everyone has gone down with a cold, including the amateur DJ, there's only one person who can save the day...

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950208]

Second series of Lucy Flannery 's

Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom. Maria is stuck for a subject for her article, Ruby's dissertation is going nowhere and all Paul and Richard can do is ogle supermodels...

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950215]

Second series of Lucy Flannery 's

Writers' Guild award-winning sitcom. 4: When Maria's oldest friend Ellen comes to stay, they can hear their biological clocks ticking very loudly. Richard, Paul and Ruby steer clear.

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950222]

Second series of Lucy Flannery 's sitcom. 5: When Paul delivers an ultimatum to Ruby, a visit to a fortune-teller with Maria tells them more than they bargained for.

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950301]

The last episode of Lucy Rannery 's award-winning sitcom ends with a new beginning.... Paul and Ruby are thinking of moving out, and Maria needs more space.

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951114]

Six-part comedy series by Lucy Rannery. 1: Maria and Richard have a happy marriage, no children, and a house that's falling down. It looks as if there's only one thing for it.

Producer Liz Anstee Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951121]

A six-part comedy by Lucy Rannery. 2: Now they've got two students as lodgers, Maria and Richard are finding out they're not as young and groovy as they'd thought.

Producer Liz Anstee Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951128]

A six-part comedy series by Lucy Flannery.

3: When student lodgers Paul and Ruby explore alternative ways to supplement their grant, Richard's cherished dinky car collection is in peril.

Producer Liz Anstee Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951205]

A six-part comedy by Lucy Flannery.

4: It's party time for the students and posh hotel time for the grown-ups, and never the two shall meet, or shall they....?

Producer Liz Anstee Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951212]

A six-part comedy series by Lucy Flannery.

5: It's a full moon, Ruby's away and Paul's lovelorn. Will Maria's matchmaking succeed? And will

Richard ever finish the gardening?

Producer Liz Anstee Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19951219]

In the last part of Lucy Flannery 's comedy series, Richard and Paul enter the half-marathon and Maria and Ruby are off down the pub. with Diane-Louise Jordan and Toby Longworth Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961223]

Another chance to hear the award-winning sitcom by Lucy Flannery. Starring Barbara Flynn ,

Patrick Barlow , Linda Polan , Toby Longworth and Vivienne Rochester. Paul's got his heart set on Ruby, Ruby's thinking of her missing guinea pig and Richard's got his mind set on a skip. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19961230]

By Lucy Flannery. When everyone's gone down with a cold, there's only one person who can save the day.

Starring Barbara Flynn as Maira and Patrick Barlow as Richard.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970120]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970219]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970226]

By Lucy Flannery. in six parts.

5: Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby. And Maria is developing a big problem with gambling. with Amanda Davies. Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970305]

By Lucy Flannery , in six parts.

6: It is time for Paul and Ruby to decide upon their future, which could spell the end of life as we know it chez Reynolds.

Producer Liz Anstee

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970819]

By Lucy Flannery.

1: The Reynoldses and their lodgers return for a new six-part series of the award-winning sitcom.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970826]

By Lucy Flannery. 2: Maria needs a day out, so Paul has to look after the baby. But can he be trusted?

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970902]

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom in six parts. 3: There is havoc at the Reynolds household with preparations for the baby's naming ceremony. with Dave Lamb , Sally Grace and Chris Emmett. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970909]

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom, in six episodes. 4: Maria turns agony aunt, and it looks like Paul might be turning all grown-up and responsible.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970916]

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom, in sixepisodes. 5: Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby. And Maria is developing a big problem with gambling.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970923]

The final part of Lucy Flannery 's sitcom. It is time for Paul and Ruby to decide their future, which could spell the end of life as we know it chez the Reynolds.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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Maria and Richard have a happy marriage, no children, but their house is falling down. It looks like there's only one thing for it - they'll have to start taking in lodgers. From May 1993.

Stars Barbara Flynn as Maria, Patrick Barlow as Richard. With Diane Louise-Jordan as Ruby and Toby Longworth as Paul. Produced by Liz Anstee.

First heard on BBC Radio 4.

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Maria and Richard get to know Paul and Ruby just a little too well. Stars Diane Louise Jordan and Barbara Flynn. From May 1993.

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Paul and Ruby's scheme to cash in on some attic treasure causes a panic. Stars Patrick Barlow and Barbara Flynn. From May 1993.

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It is time to party for students Paul and Ruby, but grown-ups Maria and Richard hit a posh hotel. Stars Patrick Barlow. From May 1993.

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It's a full moon, Ruby is away and Paul is lovelorn. Will Maria's matchmaking succeed? Stars Patrick Barlow. From June 1993.

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It's a full moon, Ruby is away and Paul is lovelorn. Will Maria's matchmaking succeed? Stars Patrick Barlow. From June 1993.

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Richard and Paul are entering a half-marathon, but Maria and Ruby are off down the pub. Stars Patrick Barlow. From June 1993.

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Richard and Paul are entering a half-marathon, but Maria and Ruby are off down the pub. Stars Patrick Barlow. From June 1993.

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It is time to party for students Paul and Ruby, but Maria and Richard hit a posh hotel.

House share comedy with Patrick Barlow.

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It's a full moon, Ruby is away and Paul is lovelorn. Will Maria's matchmaking succeed?

House share comedy with Patrick Barlow.

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Richard and Paul are entering a half-marathon, but Maria and Ruby are off down the pub.

House share comedy with Patrick Barlow.

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Richard and Maria want to declutter, and Ruby has guinea pig worries.

Maria and Richard have a happy marriage, no children, but their house is falling down. It looks like there's only one thing for it - they'll have to start taking in lodgers. From May 1993.

Stars Barbara Flynn as Maria, Patrick Barlow as Richard. With Diane Louise-Jordan as Ruby and Toby Longworth as Paul. Produced by Liz Anstee.

First heard on BBC Radio 4.

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Richard finds himself propelled into the limelight as a superstar DJ.

Richard finds himself propelled into the limelight as a superstar DJ. With Patrick Barlow and Barbara Flynn. From February 1995.

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Maria is in the grip of a writer's block. Will her housemates help?

Maria is in the grip of a writer's block. Will her housemates help? With Patrick Barlow and Barbara Flynn. From February 1995.

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Richard is less than thrilled when Maria's flighty friend turns up.

Richard is less than thrilled when Maria's flighty friend turns up. Stars Patrick Barlow and Barbara Flynn. From February 1995.

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After Paul's ultimatum to Ruby, a visit to a fortune teller with Maria proves surprising.

After Paul's ultimatum to Ruby, a visit to a fortune teller with Maria proves surprising. With Sally Grace. From February 1995.

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Paul and Ruby are thinking of moving out, and Maria needs more space.

Paul and Ruby are thinking of moving out, and Maria needs more space. Stars Barbara Flynn and Patrick Barlow. From March 1995.

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Paul and Ruby are thinking of moving out, and Maria needs more space. Stars Barbara Flynn and Patrick Barlow. From March 1995.

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With Linda Polan.

The new baby needs a name and Richard does not want to reveal one of his.

The new baby needs a name and Richard does not want to reveal one of his. Stars Barbara Flynn and Patrick Barlow. From January 1997.

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Maria needs a day out, so Paul has to look after the baby - but can he be trusted?

Maria needs a day out so Paul has to look after the baby, but can he be trusted? Stars Barbara Flynn. From February 1997.

By Lucy Flannery. 2: Maria needs a day out, so Paul has to look after the baby. But can he be trusted?

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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20161130 (BBC7)
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There is havoc in the Reynolds household as preparations for the baby's naming ceremony reach a climax.

Havoc in the Reynolds household as all prepare for baby Piglet's naming ceremony.

Havoc in the Reynolds household as all prepare for baby Piglet's naming ceremony. Stars Barbara Flynn, Patrick Barlow and Linda Polan. From February 1997.

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom in six parts. 3: There is havoc at the Reynolds household with preparations for the baby's naming ceremony. with Dave Lamb , Sally Grace and Chris Emmett. Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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Maria turns agony aunt, and it looks like Paul might be turning all grown-up and responsible.

Maria turns agony aunt, but is Paul finally turning all grown-up and responsible?

Maria turns agony aunt, but is Paul finally turning all grown-up and responsible? Stars Barbara Flynn. From February 1997.

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom, in six episodes. 4: Maria turns agony aunt, and it looks like Paul might be turning all grown-up and responsible.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby. And Maria is developing a big problem with gambling.

Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby, and Maria is developing a big problem.

Paul has a serious question for Ruby, and Maria has got a serious problem with gambling. Stars Patrick Barlow. From February 1997.

Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby, and Maria is developing a big problem with gambling. With Barbara Flynn, Patrick Barlow and Linda Polan.

Lucy Flannery 's sitcom, in sixepisodes. 5: Paul has a very serious question to ask Ruby. And Maria is developing a big problem with gambling.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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The end of an era as first faltering steps are taken, literally and metaphorically.

The end of an era as first faltering steps are taken, literally and metaphorically. Stars Barbara Flynn, Patrick Barlow and Linda Polan. From March 1997.

The final part of Lucy Flannery 's sitcom. It is time for Paul and Ruby to decide their future, which could spell the end of life as we know it chez the Reynolds.

Producer Liz Anstee Repeat

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It is time for Paul and Ruby to decide their future, which could spell the end of life as we know it chez Reynolds.

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Paul and Ruby have moved out of the Reynolds house, but they are not far away. Maria and Richard, meanwhile, are getting to grips with a new arrival. With Vivienne Rochester, Dave Lamb, Sarah Parkinson and Toby Longworth.

Paul and Ruby have moved out of the Reynolds' house, but not too far away.

4 Extra Debut. Paul and Ruby have moved out of the Reynolds' house, but not too far away. Stars Dave Lamb and Barbara Flynn. From May 1998.

Paul and Ruby have moved out of the Reynolds' house, but not too far away. Stars Dave Lamb and Barbara Flynn. From May 1998.

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Paul and Ruby are house-hunting. Maria and Richard are in the money - what will they do with it all?

Maria and Richard receive a windfall, while Paul and Ruby are busy house-hunting.

Maria and Richard receive a windfall, whilst Paul and Ruby are busy house-hunting.

Maria and Richard receive a windfall, while Paul and Ruby are busy house-hunting. Stars Barbara Flynn. From June 1998.

Maria and Richard receive a windfall, whilst Paul and Ruby are busy house-hunting. Stars Barbara Flynn. From June 1998.

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Maria and Richard are getting to grips with a welcome new arrival - the nanny. Paul and Ruby are about to cope with a rather less welcome arrival.

Maria and Richard hire a nanny, while Paul and Ruby move into their new home.

Maria and Richard hire a nanny, while Paul and Ruby move into their new home. Stars Barbara Flynn. From June 1998.

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Maria and Richard's lives are now being ruled by nanny Eva, and Paul and Ruby must contend with the disreputable Dave.

Can Maria and Richard help Paul and Ruby get rid of an unwanted guest?

Can Maria and Richard help Paul and Ruby get rid of an unwanted guest? Stars Barbara Flynn. From June 1998.

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Paul and Ruby are delighted to see the back of Dave. However, Maria and Richard are finding Eva rather more difficult to get rid of.

Dave's band gets a paying gig and heads for Manchester, but where does that leave Eva?

Dave's band gets a paying gig and heads for Manchester, but where does that leave Eva? Stars Toby Longworth. From June 1998.

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In the last episode of Lucy Flannery's comedy, Eva has gone and Maria and Richard have their lives back. Paul and Ruby face decision time. With Barbara Flynn, Patrick Barlow, Vivienne Rochester, Dave Lamb and Sarah Parkinson.

Richard, Maria and Paul's wishes come true, but the same can't be said for poor Ruby.

Richard, Maria and Paul's wishes come true, but the same can't be said for poor Ruby. Stars Toby Longworth. From July 1998.