The Secret Life Of Rosewood Avenue

The Reverend Timothy Carswell discovers that his apparently respectable new parish is a hotbed of murder, passion and geriatric prostitution.

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The Reverend Timothy Carswell discovers that his apparently respectable new parish is a hotbed of murder, passion and geriatric prostitution.

A hapless vicar discovers that life behind suburbia's net curtains is not what he expected

A hapless vicar discovers that life behind suburbia's net curtains is not what he expected. Stars James Grout. From February 1991.

A hapless vicar discovers that life behind suburbia's net curtains isn't what he expected.

Moving In: A hapless vicar discovers that life behind suburbia's net curtains is not what he expected. Stars James Grout. From February 1991.

A hapless vicar discovers that life behind suburbia's net curtains is not what he expected. Stars James Grout.

Stars James Grout.

A vicar discovers that life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

A hapless vicar discovers that life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

The hapless Rev Timothy Carswell discovers that life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

A six-part comedy series written by Stephen Sheridan , a previous winner of a Radio Times Comedy Award. 1: MovingIn

'What's Rosewood

Avenue like? Very quiet. Very sedate. Very residential. Just the sort of place you'd feel at home in...' Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

● The 1991 Radio Times

Comedy Awards will be launched in the issue dated 6-12 April

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Rev Timothy Carswell: James Grout

Miss Tilling: Margaret Courtenay

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Dr Warlock: Christopher Good

Mrs Muir: Sarah Thomas

Mrs Knatchbull: Maxine Audley

Cudlipp: Fraser Kerr

Mugger: Auriol Smith

The first of a six-part comedy series written by Stephen Sheridan. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

02Entertaining Edwin1991030519910307
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A school chum visits hapless vicar Timothy, while teenage tearaways terrorise residents.

An old school chum visits hapless vicar Timothy, while two teenage tearaways terrorise residents. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

A school chum visits hapless vicar Timothy, while teenage tearaways terrorise residents. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

Stars James Grout.

From March 1991.

An old school chum visits hapless vicar Timothy Carswell and two teenage tearaways terrorise residents.

An old school chum visits the hapless vicar and two teenage tearaways terrorise residents.

Hapless vicar Reverend Timothy Carswell discovers that life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

The Reverend's houseguest outstays his welcome, and two teenage tearaways terrorise the residents of Rosewood Avenue.

A six-part comedy written by Stephen Sheridan.

2: Entertaining Edwin

' "Whenever you're passing, look me up" you said. "No need to let me know, stay as long as you like..." '

Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Rev Timothy Carswell: James Grout

Edwin: Robert Lang

Miss Tilling: Margaret Courtney

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Mrs Knatchbull: Maxine Audley

Mrs Muir: Sarah Thomas

Jeremy: Christian Robinson

David: Tobias Best

Mr Rainbird: David Bannerman

Constable: Ian Lindsay

The second of a six-part comedy written by Stephen Sheridan. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

03Raising The Dead1991031219910314
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Miss Tilling is getting in touch with her spiritual side, but vicar Timothy is not so keen

Miss Tilling is getting in touch with her spiritual side, but vicar Timothy is not so keen. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

Miss Tilling's getting in touch with her spiritual side, but vicar Timothy is not so keen.

Miss Tilling's getting in touch with her spiritual side, but vicar Timothy is not so keen. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

Miss Tilling is getting in touch with her spiritual side, but not quite in the way vicar Timothy would like.

Miss Tilling is getting in touch with her spiritual side, but not how Timothy would like.

Miss Tilling continues to experiment with the paranormal and housekeeper Mrs Muir has a nasty accident.

A six-part comedy series written by Stephen Sheridan.

3: Raising the Dead

'I hope you know what you're doing, Miss Tilling. Experimenting with the paranormal can be fraught with danger.'

Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Rev Timothy Carswell: James Grout

Miss Tilling: Margaret Courtney

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Mrs Garland: Rosemary Martin

Arnold: Cyril Shaps

Mrs Muir: Sarah Thomas

Dr Warlock: Christopher Good

Eric: Ian Lindsay

The third of a six-part comedy written by Stephen Sheridan. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

04Miss Willow And The One-eyed Gentleman1991031919910321
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Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell visits some of the more sinister members of his flock.

Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell visits some of the more sinister members of his flock. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

Stars James Grout.

From March 1991.

Vicar Timothy Carswell pays a visit to some of the more sinister members of his flock.

Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell pays a visit to some of the more sinister members of his flock.

Reverend Timothy Carswell finds life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

Rev Timothy Carswell finds life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

Reverend Timothy Carswell, a hapless vicar, discovers that life behind the net curtains of suburbia is not what he expected.

A six-part comedy series written by Stephen Sheridan.

4: Miss Willow and the One-Eyed Gentleman 'I'm afraid you're too trusting for your own good, Miss Willow.

Believe me, appearances can be very deceptive

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Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Miss Willow: Patricia Hayes

Miss Tilling: Margaret Courtenay

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Captain Von Thai: Donald Pickering

Hilary: Jacqueline Tong

Keith: Brian Bowles

Mania: Sarah Souster

Guy: James Simmons

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Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell steps in when the over-70s keep fit club gets out of hand.

Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell steps in when the over-70s keep fit club gets out of hand. Stars James Grout. From March 1991.

Stars James Grout.

From March 1991.

Timothy Carswell steps in, when the running of the over 70s keep-fit club gets out of hand

Hapless vicar Timothy Carswell steps in, when the running of the over 70s keep-fit club gets out of hand.

The over 70s keep fit club gets rather out of hand.

A six-part comedy written by Stephen Sheridan. 5: Mrs Garland 's

Good Deeds

'The over-70s keep-fit club has got completely out of hand, Mr Critchley. Can't you see how cruel it is expecting pensioners to vault over a horse?'

Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Written By: Stephen Sheridan.

Written By: Mrs Garland

Unknown: Mr Critchley.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Rev Timothy Carswell: James Grout

Miss Tilling: Margaret Courtenay

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Mrs Garland: Rosemary Martin

Simon Garland: Daniel Strauss

Critchley: Fraser Kerr

Dr Warlock: Christopher Good

Miss Shaw: Auriol Smith

Mr Vaughan: Michael Turner

Mr Shaw: Ronald Herdman

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Shocks galore for the hapless vicar, with his congregation stolen and his shock new title.

Shocks galore for the hapless vicar, with his congregation stolen and his shock new title. Stars James Grout. From April 1991.

Shocks galore for the hapless vicar, with his congregation stolen - and his new title.

Shocks galore for the hapless vicar, with his congregation stolen - and his shock new title! Stars James Grout.

Shocks are in store for the vicar - his congregation is stolen and he's given a new title.

Shocks are in store for the hapless vicar - his congregation is stolen and he's bestowed a new title.

The final episode of Stephen Sheridan 's six-part comedy.

The Resurrection of Reverend Carswell

'I have something that the Reverend Hornblower will never enjoy; the love and respect of my congregation.'

Producer Lissa Evans. Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Sheridan

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Rev Timothy Carswell: James Grout

Miss Tilling: : Margaret Courtenay

Miss Tapp: Jean Heywood

Rev Hornblower: Garrick Hagon

Mrs Muir: Elizabeth Mansfield

Mr Widlake: Brian Miller

Mrs Widlake: Bernadine Corrigan

Dr Warlock: Christopher Good

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Contributors

Unknown: Stephen Sheridan