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20060922 BT=1400 (BBC7)Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.
20060923 BT=0600 (BBC7)Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.
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Family Time20060915 BT=1400 (BBC7)
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It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

Sisters Of Mercy20061021 BT=0600 (BBC7)Anna, the eldest of three sisters, can finally live her own life but finds just how difficult it is to be free from family ties. Episode 1 of 6.

"Anna, the eldest of three sisters, can finally live her own life but finds just how difficult it is to be free from family ties. Episode 1 of 6."

01 OF 620041118 BT=2100 (BBC7)"Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?"
01 OF 620041118 BT=1400 (BBC7)Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?
01 OF 620041118 BT=2100 (BBC7)Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?
01 OF 61982120720041118 BT=1400 (BBC7)"Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?"
01 OF 6.A Complete Break20051013 BT=1400 (BBC7)
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Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned? Episode 1 of 6.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned? Episode 1 of 6.

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0220041125 BT=1400 (BBC7)It's only November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben can't spend four days with her mother being polite.
0220041125 BT=2100 (BBC7)It's only November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben can't spend four days with her mother being polite.
0320041202 BT=2100 (BBC7)Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Her vowels aren't too good either. Is private education the answer?
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Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'.

Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired.

Have their lives become too boring?

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity.

But there are so many things that they need, such as a dishwasher.

"Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'.

But there are so many things that they need, such as a dishwasher."

06 LASTA Lack Of Moral Fibre1982122120041223 (BBC7)
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. Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits?

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication.

"Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately, there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6."

"Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication."

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately, there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

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Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

0101A Desirable Residence1982030120170824 (BBC7)
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Helen and Ben disagree on getting their home restored to its original character.

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

Helen and Ben disagree over restoring their home to its original character.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pat Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Mr Juke.... Arthur English

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

Helen and Ben disagree about getting their home restored to its original character.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

0102A Nice Area1982030820170831 (BBC7)
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An action committee is formed when a foreign owner applies to open a new restaurant.

An action committee is formed when a foreign owner applies to open a new restaurant in the area.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pat Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Roger.... Ben Aris
Mo.... Penelope Nice
Mr Mukerjee.... Tariq Yunis

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Helen....Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pat Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Roger.... Ben Aris
Mo.... Penelope Nice
Mr Mukerjee.... Tariq Yunis

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

0103A Matter Of Life And Death1982031520170907 (BBC7)
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Following a school reunion, Ben is cajoled to sign up for life insurance.

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Following a school reunion, Ben is cajoled to sign up for life insurance."

Following a school reunion, Ben is cajoled to sign up for life insurance. Subterfuge is called for.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Willy.... Robert Longden
Blythe.... Bryan Coleman

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

0104The Quality Of Life1982032220170914 (BBC7)
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Alistair moves to the countryside to be with his new lover. Will Ben and Helen follow?

What has Alastair's being in love got to do with Ben's bad luck, and is there still a place for Tammy Wynette in all their lives?

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen....Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Perpetua....Patience Tomlinson

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982

0105A Woman's Role1982032920170921 (BBC7)
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Helen's multiplying skills with a calculator mean Ben is soon adding up the repercussions.

Helen's multiplying skills with a calculator mean that Ben is soon adding up all the repercussions.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben.

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Laura.... Anita Carey

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982.

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1982.

0106A Bit On The Side1982040520170928 (BBC7)
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Ben and Helen wonder if they are missing out on adventures beyond the marital bed.

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

What is the connection between Bagpuss as Beethoven's Fifth and what does it have to do with the Controller of BBC1?

Ben and Helen wonder if they’re missing out on adventures beyond the marital bed.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben.

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Bruce Alexander
Nigel.... James Griffiths
Blythe.... Bryan Coleman
Linda.... Jill Lidstone

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1982.

0201A Complete Break1982111620041118 (BBC7)
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"Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned? Episode 1 of 6.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday.Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted.

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan.

Stars Paula Wilcox.

Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted. From November 1982

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6."

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

Ben's exhausted after working hard on his company’s new bedtime drink. So he and his wife Helen plan a holiday...

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan
Kevin.... Stuart Organ
Julian.... Mark Wing-Davey
Maureen.... Miranda Forbes
Doctor.... Robert Rietty

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1982

. Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted. From November 1982

. Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday.Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece.

But why do things never go as planned?

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

"Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

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Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood."

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6.

Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben in A Complete Break with Pat Heywood as Mrs Kelly

Tony Mlllan as Alastair Stuart Organ as Kevin Miranda Forbes as Maureen and Robert Rietty as the doctor

' Ben's exhausted. He's been working terribly hard recently. They're building up to the launch of a new bedtime drink. And as if that weren't enough, the company's just introduced a computer to cut down their workload..."

Written by SIMON BRETT Producer PETE ATKIN

(Rptd: Thurs 6.30 pm)

12.55 Weather; travel: programme news

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Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother.

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

Ben and Helen squabble over them spending Christmas with her mother.

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan
Mr Cullingford.... Michael Bilton

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1982

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

. Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

"It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite to her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite to her mother. Episode 2 of 6."

"Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

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It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite to her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

in A Family Time

' Four days in West Wittering. Four days of eight people in a house designed for two. Four days of crystalised ginger and TV specials. Four days of being polite. I can't do it, Helen.'

Written by SIMON brett Producer PETER ATKIN

12.55 Weather: travel; programme news

0203A Liberal Education1982113020041202 (BBC7)
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Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1982

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

. Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible.

Her vowels aren't too good either.

"Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

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"Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6."

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Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Her vowels aren't too good either. Is private education the answer?

Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben in A Liberal Education with Pat Heywood as Mrs Kelly and Tony Millan as Alastair

' I'd like it to be a coeducational school. I'd like one within walking distance; one that doesn't cram them, but has high academic standards, good on drama and music. And I'd like the uniform to be dark blue and white because that'd go with their colouring.'

Written by SIMON BRETT Producer PETER ATKIN (Rptd: Thurs 6.30 pm) 12 55 Weather: travel; programme news

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Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

"Ours is the generation of freedom, of permissiveness. We aren't shocked by anything. I mean, we may not want to participate, but there's nothing we actually disapprove of..".

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan
Dick.... David Gooderson
Marian.... Jean Trend

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1982

. Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Starring Paula Wilcox.

Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox.

"Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'. Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? With Paula Wilcox and David Wood. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'. Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? With Paula Wilcox and David Wood. Episode 4 of 6."

"Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

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Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

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Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1982

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

. Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox.

"Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

"

But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher."

"Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But tSemi Circles

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6."

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Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

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Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits?

Sitcom about an upwardly mobile husband and wife climbing the social ladder in suburbia

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will going on a fibre diet with Helen raise his spirits?

The improving story of life and improving times in an improving neighbourhood.

Starring Paula Wilcox as Helen and David Wood as Ben

Written by Simon Brett

Helen.... Paula Wilcox
Ben.... David Wood
Mrs Kelly.... Pay Heywood
Alastair.... Tony Millan
Neil.... Nick Wilton
Britt.... Rosalind Adams
Blythe.... Bryan Coleman

Producer: Pete Atkin

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1982

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1982