The Small, Intricate Life Of Gerald C Potter

The convoluted chronicle of the everyday life and times of optimistic crime writer Gerald C Potter searching for inspiration.

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19940111]

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author in six parts by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife. Book 4, Chapter 2: The Villa

With Lolly Cockerell, Jane Knowles , Brian Haines and Michael Spice

Producer Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940111]

Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

Unknown: Ian Carmichael

Unknown: Gerald C Potter

Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell

Unknown: Jane Knowles

Unknown: Brian Haines

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940118]

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 3: The Technology With Edward Kelsey

Producer Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940118]

Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

Unknown: Ian Carmichael

Unknown: Gerald C Potter

Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell

Unknown: Edward Kelsey

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940125]

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 4: The Menagerie With Preston Lockwood

Producer Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940125]

Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

Unknown: Ian Carmichael

Unknown: Gerald C Potter

Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell

Unknown: Preston Lockwood

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940201]

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife. Book 4, Chapter 5: The Outing With Preston Lockwood

Producer Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940201]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19940208]

The final convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 6: The VIPs

With Preston Lockwood , Judy Franklin and John McAndrew.

Producer Bobby Jaye

Genome: [r4 Bd=19940208]

Unknown: Basil Boothroyd

Unknown: Ian Carmichael

Unknown: Gerald C Potter

Unknown: Charlotte Mitchell

Unknown: Preston Lockwood

Unknown: Judy Franklin

Unknown: John McAndrew.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

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The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor. Stars Ian Carmichael. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor. Stars Ian Carmichael. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The Vips

05The Outing20080110 BT=1730 (BBC7)
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Gerald is surprised at his wife Diana's reaction when he suggests a day trip. First broadcast in May 1981.

0101The Birthday Present20120328 (BBC7)
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The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

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The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

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The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

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The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

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The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From March 1976.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic crime writer.

0102The Wedding Ring20120404 (BBC7)
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The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses her wedding ring.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

0102The Wedding Ring1976032920040825 (BBC7)
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The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

Gerald is distracted from writing when his wife loses her wedding ring.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

Gerald is distracted from writing when his wife loses her wedding ring.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

Gerald is distracted from writing when his wife loses her wedding ring.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious. Stars Ian Carmichael. From March 1976.

The small-time crime writer is distracted when his wife loses something precious.

0103The Picture20090811 BT=1730 (BBC7)

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

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The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash. Stars Ian Carmichael. From June 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From June 1976.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out.

But is that old painting quite what it seems?

When Gerald and his wife Diana chuck out their chintz an old acquaintance takes the opportunity to take his revenge.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out to make some cash.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From June 1976.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out.

But is that old painting quite what it seems?

When Gerald and his wife Diana chuck out their chintz an old acquaintance takes the opportunity to take his revenge.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out to make some cash.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From June 1976.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out.

But is that old painting quite what it seems?

When Gerald and his wife Diana chuck out their chintz an old acquaintance takes the opportunity to take his revenge.

Gerald and Diana have a clear-out to make some cash.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash. Stars Ian Carmichael. From June 1976.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash. Stars Ian Carmichael. From June 1976.

The small-time crime writer and his wife have a clear-out to try and make some cash.

0104The Pick Up20120411 (BBC7)
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The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

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The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

Gerald is late collecting his wife when he gives a woman a lift home.

When he gives a woman a lift, the crime writer is late collecting his wife.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

Gerald is late collecting his wife when he gives a woman a lift home.

When he gives a woman a lift, the crime writer is late collecting his wife.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

Gerald is late collecting his wife when he gives a woman a lift home.

When he gives a woman a lift, the crime writer is late collecting his wife.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The crime writer gives a woman a lift, so keeps his wife waiting.

0105The Dog20120418 (BBC7)
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The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

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The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald is alarmed to find a dog in the back of his car.

The ever-optimistic author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in the back of his car.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald is alarmed to find a dog in the back of his car.

The ever-optimistic author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in the back of his car.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald is alarmed to find a dog in the back of his car.

The ever-optimistic author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in the back of his car.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author is alarmed to find a four-legged friend in his car.

0106The Promotion1976042620070913 (BBC7)
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The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books.

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The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicize their new books. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. From April 1976.

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The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The author and his wife compete to publicize their new books.

Gerald and his wife Diana discuss their upcoming appearance on television.

The author and his wife Diana discuss their upcoming appearance on television.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. From April 1976.

From April 1976.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The author and his wife compete to publicize their new books.

Gerald and his wife Diana discuss their upcoming appearance on television.

The author and his wife Diana discuss their upcoming appearance on television.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From April 1976.

The author and his wife compete to publicise their new books.

0201The Banquet20120502 (BBC7)
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The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

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The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From November 1977.

Gerald writes off his car trying to get to a banquet.

The author writes off his car, when trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

Author Gerald writes off his car whilst trying to help his wife Diana find inspiration.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter ran from 1976 to 1981

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From November 1977.

Gerald writes off his car trying to get to a banquet.

The author writes off his car, when trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From November 1977.

Gerald writes off his car trying to get to a banquet.

The author writes off his car, when trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

Author Gerald writes off his car whilst trying to help his wife Diana find inspiration.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter ran from 1976 to 1981

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration. Stars Ian Carmichael. From November 1977.

The author writes off his car as a result of trying to help wife Diana find inspiration.

0202The Guests20120509 (BBC7)
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The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

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The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions.

Author Gerald is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Michael Goldie and Penelope Reynolds

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter ran from 1976 to 1981

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

(02/06)

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled when some unwelcome guests are invited to dinner.

(02/06)

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled when some unwelcome guests are invited to dinner.

(02/06)

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled when some unwelcome guests are invited to dinner.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions.

Author Gerald is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Michael Goldie and Penelope Reynolds

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

The Small, Intricate Life of Gerald C Potter ran from 1976 to 1981

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions.

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The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author is appalled at news of unwelcome dinner companions. From November 1977.

0203The Club20101214 (BBC7)
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Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

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The author has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club.

Author Gerald has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Michael McClain and Jo Manning Wilson.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

Episode 03 of 06

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The Potters continue to find distractions from their books.

Diana has joined the Cavendish Ladies Writing Club.

Diana's bid to join a club causes Gerald no small amount of discomfort.

The author has money worries, while wife Diana bids to join a club for ladies.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership.

Episode 03 of 06

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The Potters continue to find distractions from their books.

Diana has joined the Cavendish Ladies Writing Club.

Diana's bid to join a club causes Gerald no small amount of discomfort.

The author has money worries, while wife Diana bids to join a club for ladies.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership.

Episode 03 of 06

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. From November 1977.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The Potters continue to find distractions from their books.

Diana has joined the Cavendish Ladies Writing Club.

Diana's bid to join a club causes Gerald no small amount of discomfort.

The author has money worries, while wife Diana bids to join a club for ladies.

Money worries the author and his wife bids for a membership.

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The author has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club.

Author Gerald has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Michael McClain and Jo Manning Wilson.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author has money worries, while his wife Diana bids to join a ladies' club.

0204The Tiff20101221 (BBC7)
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The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

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The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Geoffrey Matthews and Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

Gerald and Diana are invited to lunch in Brighton, but there's tension in the air.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

Gerald and Diana are invited to lunch in Brighton, but there's tension in the air.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

Gerald and Diana are invited to lunch in Brighton, but there's tension in the air.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Geoffrey Matthews and Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From November 1977.

The author and his wife Diana squabble over a lunch date. From November 1977.

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The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

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The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

From December 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Writers Gerald C and Diana Potter are planning to take a holiday but can't decide where to go.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

From December 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Writers Gerald C and Diana Potter are planning to take a holiday but can't decide where to go.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

From December 1977.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Writers Gerald C and Diana Potter are planning to take a holiday but can't decide where to go.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author and his wife Diana struggle to get on a getaway. From December 1977.

0206The Day1977121420071025 (BBC7)
20160526 (BBC7)

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

Author Gerald tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Jo Manning Wilson and Michael McClain.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

Author Gerald tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

With Jo Manning Wilson and Michael McClain.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1977.

0206 LASTThe Day20110111 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
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The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

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The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

More crises at Chez Potter - Gerald disappears up the local Everest and has his ears chewed off by Diana, there's a rose to fix, miss Clinch is coming round.

And where's her book?

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

More crises at Chez Potter - Gerald disappears up the local Everest and has his ears chewed off by Diana, there's a rose to fix, miss Clinch is coming round.

And where's her book?

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

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The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From December 1977.

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(BBC7 BD=20120606)

The author tries to make amends when he upsets his wife Diana. From December 1977.

02XMASThe Cousin1977122620101224 (BBC7)
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The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor.

The author and his wife Diana must prepare for a last minute Christmas visitor. Stars Ian Carmichael. From December 1977.

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The author gets obsessed with his wife's sense of smell. From September 1979.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Author Gerald becomes obsessed with his wife Diana's sense of smell.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1979.

The author gets obsessed with his wife's sense of smell. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From September 1979.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

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Diana's friend is in hospital. But paying a visit proves tricky.

The author and his wife set off to see her friend in hospital. From October 1979.

Diana's friend is in hospital. But paying a visit proves tricky. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

Diana's friend is in hospital, but paying a visit proves tricky.

Diana must break the news to Gerald that she needs to go to hospital - to see a friend. But paying a visit proves to be tricky.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.

Diana's friend is in hospital, but paying a visit proves tricky. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Diana's friend is in hospital, but paying a visit proves tricky. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

Diana's friend is in hospital, but paying a visit proves tricky. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Diana must break the news to Gerald that she needs to go to hospital - to see a friend. But paying a visit proves to be tricky.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

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The author and his wife feel jaded and start planning a break. From October 1979.

The author and his wife feel jaded and start planning a break. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

Writers Gerald and Diana are feeling jaded and decide they need to take a break.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana feel jaded and start planning a break.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Betty Huntley-Wright and Michael McClain.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0304The Flat1979101520050809 (BBC7)
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20190108 (BBC7)

The author and his wife's holiday abroad is far from relaxing. From October 1979.

The author and his wife's holiday abroad is far from relaxing. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

The Potters go on holiday and find their landlady has a guilty secret.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana's holiday abroad is far from relaxing.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Michael McClain, Fiona Mathieson and Garard Green.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0305The Fridge20110215 (BBC7)
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20091117 BT=1730 (BBC7)

The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification. From October 1979.

The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification. From October 1979.

The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification. From October 1979.

The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification. From October 1979.

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The author and his wife barge into some retail diversification.

From October 1979.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Mrs Potter is tempted by a special offer at the new-look ironmongers.

But Gerald worries about retail diversification.

The author and his wife blow hot and cold about refrigeration.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana blow hot and cold over refrigeration.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Brian Carroll and Danny Schiller.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.

The author and his wife blow hot and cold about refrigeration. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

The author and his wife blow hot and cold about refrigeration. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0306The Clock1979102920071206 (BBC7)
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Author Gerald and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Douglas Blackwell and Patricia Hughes.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1979.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0306 LASTThe Clock20110222 (BBC7)
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The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

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The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night.

A clock goes missing.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From October 1979.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The author and his wife Diana hear some bumps in the night. Stars Ian Carmichael.

0401The Present20091201 BT=1730 (BBC7)

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

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It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and Gerald finds out that surprises can be double-edged.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

It's United Potter Day and author Gerald learns that surprises can be double-edged.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Margot Boyd, Brian Haines and Pauline Letts.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged. Stars Ian Carmichael. From April 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

From April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and Gerald finds out that surprises can be double-edged.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

It's United Potter Day and author Gerald learns that surprises can be double-edged.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Margot Boyd, Brian Haines and Pauline Letts.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged. Stars Ian Carmichael. From April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

It's United Potter Day and author Gerald learns that surprises can be double-edged.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Margot Boyd, Brian Haines and Pauline Letts.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in April 1981.

It's United Potter Day and the author learns that surprises can be double-edged.

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0402The Villa20091208 BT=1730 (BBC7)

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. From May 1981.

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Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The great drawback about going abroad is not knowing anybody when you get there.

Or is it? Gerald finds out.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. From May 1981.

Headed abroad, author Gerald is not keen to visit his wife Diana's friend.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Lolly Cockerell, Jane Knowles, Brian Haines and Michael Spice.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. From May 1981.

Headed abroad, author Gerald is not keen to visit his wife Diana's friend.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Lolly Cockerell, Jane Knowles, Brian Haines and Michael Spice.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend.

Chronicling the everyday life and struggle for inspiration of crime writer Gerald C Potter

0402The Villa1981050419810505
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Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The great drawback about going abroad is not knowing anybody when you get there.

Or is it? Gerald finds out.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. From May 1981.

Headed abroad, author Gerald is not keen to visit his wife Diana's friend.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Lolly Cockerell, Jane Knowles, Brian Haines and Michael Spice.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

Headed abroad, the author is not keen to visit wife Diana's friend.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The great drawback about going abroad is not knowing anybody when you get there.

Or is it? Gerald finds out.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author in six parts by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife. Book 4, Chapter 2: The Villa

0403The Technology20091215 BT=1730 (BBC7)

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. From May 1981.

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The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The Potters find that creative fervour and technological advances do not always make happy bedfellows.

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. From May 1981.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana grapple with their domestic appliances..

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

The Potters find that creative fervour and technological advances do not always make happy bedfellows.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 3: The Technology With Edward Kelsey

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. From May 1981.

Author Gerald and his wife Diana grapple with their domestic appliances..

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Edward Kelsey.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer and his wife grapple with their domestic appliances. From May 1981.

0404The Menagerie20091222 BT=1730 (BBC7)

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. From May 1981.

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19940125 (R4)

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald's wife Diana has been asked to write a children's book and becomes obsessed by small animals.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. From May 1981.

Author Gerald's wife Diana attempts to write a book about animals for children.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Preston Lockwood, Charles Colville and Paddy O'Byrne.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald's wife Diana has been asked to write a children's book and becomes obsessed by small animals.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 4: The Menagerie With Preston Lockwood

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. From May 1981.

Author Gerald's wife Diana attempts to write a book about animals for children.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Preston Lockwood, Charles Colville and Paddy O'Byrne.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer's wife Diana attempts a book about animals for children. From May 1981.

0405The Outing20091229 BT=1730 (BBC7)

The writer's surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. From May 1981.

0405The Outing1981052519810526
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The writer's surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald is surprised at his wife Diana's reaction when he suggests a day trip.

The writer is surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. From May 1981.

Author Gerald is surprised over his wife Charlotte's enthusiasm for a day trip.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With John Church.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer's surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip.

From May 1981.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell.

Gerald is surprised at his wife Diana's reaction when he suggests a day trip.

The writer is surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife. Book 4, Chapter 5: The Outing With Preston Lockwood

The writer is surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. From May 1981.

Author Gerald is surprised over his wife Charlotte's enthusiasm for a day trip.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With John Church.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1981.

The writer is surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. Stars Ian Carmichael and Charlotte Mitchell. From May 1981.

The writer is surprised over his wife's enthusiasm for a day trip. From May 1981.

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With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

With author Gerald's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Judy Franklin, Preston Lockwood and John McAndrew.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1981.

With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

With author Gerald's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

The convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife, Diana.

With Judy Franklin, Preston Lockwood and John McAndrew.

Written by Basil Boothroyd.

Producer: Bobby Jaye

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1981.

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With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

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With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out. Stars Ian Carmichael. From June 1981.

A writer's lot is not always a happy one, says Gerald C Potter...

especially when you're writing about goldfish.

The final convoluted chronicle of an optimistic author by Basil Boothroyd , starring Ian Carmichael as Gerald C Potter and Charlotte Mitchell as his wife.

Book 4, Chapter 6: The VIPs

With Preston Lockwood , Judy Franklin and John McAndrew.

Producer Bobby Jaye

With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.

A writer's lot is not always a happy one, says Gerald C Potter...

especially when you're writing about goldfish.

With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out. Stars Ian Carmichael. From June 1981.

With the writer's publisher and his wife due for summer drinks, the sprinkler comes out.