Stockport, So Good They Named It Once

Comedy drama by Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.

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Jack has flu, Faked school reports, awkward band rehearsals, new eating experiences - all in Stockport! From July 1997.

Faked school reports, awkward band rehearsals, new eating experiences... all in Stockport! From July 1997.

Faked school reports, awkward band rehearsals, new eating experiences - all in Stockport! Episode 1 of 6.

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Gian-Paolo the exchange student is making his presence unwelcome. First, he steals Jason's girlfriend, then his Penguin bar.

Jason Conroy takes us into his lovelorn world of odd scoutmasters and errant girlfriends. Episode 3 of 6.

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Jason reckons his ex-girlfriend Debbie is after him again, but he can't forgive her for copping off with an Italian.

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Jason is learning how to be cool. Or at least trying to.

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Eddie Conroy attempts the non-stop organ playing record and Jason receives a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer. Episode 6 of 6.

Eddie Conroy attempts a record and Jason gets a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

More tales from Jason Conroy and his family. Jason's father is going for the record of playing the electric organ for charity.

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Jason finds that the cultural exchange isn't exactly what it's supposed to be. Episode 2 of 6.

Jason finds that the cultural exchange isn't exactly what it's supposed to be.

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The Conroy family are braced for school reports - and a loan. Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard. From August 1999.

The Conroy family are braced for school reports - and a loan. Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family - and it's Gay Pride. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From August 1999.

Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family - and it's Gay Pride.

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Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic, and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic, and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts. From 1999.

Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic - and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From 1999.

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Jason tries learning to be cool, but Dave scores an own-goal. Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard. From September 1999.

Jason tries learning to be cool, but Dave scores an own-goal. Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back - but he can't forgive her. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back - but he can't forgive her.

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Eddie Conroy attempts a record and Jason gets a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

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Jason's dad Eddie attempts the record of playing an electric organ for charity. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts the record of playing an electric organ for charity.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity.

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Jack has flu, Faked school reports, awkward band rehearsals, new eating experiences - all in Stockport!

From July 1997.

Eddie needs a loan to start up his own taxi business.

Jason needs a better school report.

With Dominic Monaghan, Beverley Callard and Jason McArdle.

Stand by to be dragged kicking and screaming into the lives of the Conroy family.

Starring Dominic Monaghan and Jason Done.

The Conroy family are braced for school reports - and a loan.

Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard.

From August 1999.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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The Conroy family are braced for school reports and a loan. Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard. From August 1999.

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Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family and it is Gay Pride. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From August 1999.

Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family and it is Gay Pride.

Jason finds that the cultural exchange isn't exactly what it's supposed to be.

Gran is losing her legs, and Eddie is trying not to lose his patience...

or his fare to Gay Pride.

Jason finds that the cultural exchange is not exactly what it is supposed to be.

Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family - and it's Gay Pride.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

From August 1999.

Italian exchange student Gian Paolo meets the Conroy family. Eddie's trying not to lose his patience - or his fare to Gay Pride.

Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan's comedy-drama series following the lives of the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.

Starring Dominic Monaghan as Jason, Stefan Escreet as Gian-Paulo, John McArdle as Rav, Chris Paylo as Eddie, Beverley Callard as Maureen, Jason Done as Michael and Ann Rye as Gran and Jo-Anne Knowles as Debbie.

Music: Big George

Producer: Neil Mossey

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1999.

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Jason Conroy takes us into his lovelorn world of odd scoutmasters and errant girlfriends.

Gian-Paolo the exchange student is making his presence unwelcome.

First, he steals Jason's girlfriend, then his penguin bar.

Jason has to face life without Debbie.

Can Michael and the Sweater Girls' first gig take his mind off being single?

With Dan Maier, Jason Done and Dominic Monaghan.

Jason Conroy takes us into his lovelorn world of odd scoutmasters, girlfriends and unruly teenagers.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic - and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts.

From 1999.

Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic, and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Lovelorn Jason Conroy gets poetic, and faces trouble at a gig for some scouts. From 1999.

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Jason tries learning to be cool, but Dave scores an own goal. Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard. From September 1999.

Jason tries learning to be cool, but Dave scores an own goal.

Jason is learning how to be cool.

Gormless in-law Dave, meanwhile, ruins an important bet.

Or at least trying to.

Jason has a meeting with his ex-girlfriend and is reminded by his brother that cool is a state of mind.

Eddie scores tickets to Stockport County's biggest match ever.

An even greater challenge faces his son-in-law Dave.

Featuring Alan Green.

With Dominic Monaghan and John Mcardle.

Jason tries learning how to be cool, while gormless Dave scores an own-goal.

Starring Dominic Monaghan and John Mcardle.

Stars Dominic Monaghan and Beverley Callard.

From September 1999.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

Jason tries learning to be cool, but Dave scores an own goal. Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back, but he can't forgive her. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back, but he can't forgive her.

Jason reckons his ex-girlfriend Debbie is after him again, but he can't forgive her for copping off with an Italian.

Dave gets his new company car and Karen brings home a potential new member of the family.

Jason thinks his ex-girlfriend is after him again - but he can't forgive her for 'copping off with an Italian'.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend is after him again, but he can't forgive her.

Stars Dominic Monaghan and John Mcardle.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

From September 1999.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back - but he can't forgive her. Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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Jason reckons his ex-girlfriend Debbie is after him again, but he can't forgive her for copping off with an Italian.

Dave gets his new company car and Karen brings home a potential new member of the family.

Jason thinks his ex-girlfriend is after him again - but he can't forgive her for 'copping off with an Italian'.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend is after him again, but he can't forgive her.

Stars Dominic Monaghan and John Mcardle.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back - but he can't forgive her.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

From September 1999.

Jason reckons his cheating ex-girlfriend wants him back - but he can't forgive her. Stars Dominic Monaghan.

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Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts the record of playing an electric organ for charity.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

From September 1999.

Eddie Conroy attempts the non-stop organ playing record and Jason receives a letter from a secret admirer.

Eddie Conroy attempts the non-stop organ playing record and Jason receives a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

More tales from Jason Conroy and his family.

Jason's father is going for the record of playing the electric organ for charity.

The final instalment of Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan's comedy drama about the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.

`Organathon'.

With Richard Davies and John Mcardle.

Eddie Conroy attempts a record and Jason gets a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

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Can Jason think of a catchy idea to make a fortune on the internet?

Stars Andrew Knott and Beverley Callard.

Jason and Michael stake their claim in cyberspace.

Meanwhile, the Conroys become the subject of an academic study.

Can Jason think of a catchy idea to make a fortune on the internet? Stars Andrew Knott and Beverley Callard. From October 2000.

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The Conroys' new neighbours may be rich, but they've got personal problems to share.

The Conroys' new neighbours may be rich, but they've got personal problems to share. Stars Beverley Callard. From October 2000.

The Conroys' new neighbours may be rich, but they've got personal problems to share. Stars Beverley Callard.

Jason learns to drive and Michael finds a job.

But are there strings attached?

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Eddie and Maureen Conroy join a book club, but why is Michael so keen to get to work?

Eddie and Maureen Conroy join a book club, but why is Michael so keen to get to work? Stars Beverley Callard. From October 2000.

Eddie and Maureen join a book club, and Michael goes to the airport.

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Can Jason patch up his love life with a last-chance date?

Can Jason patch up his love life with a last-chance date? Stars Andrew Knott and Beverley Callard. From October 2000.

Michael accepts the hardest night shift in Manchester.

Will Jason's evenings be any easier?

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A visitor brings new branches to the Conroy family tree.

Stars Beverley Callard and Andrew Knott.

A visitor brings new branches to the Conroy family tree. Stars Beverley Callard and Andrew Knott. From November 2000.

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Jason's dad Eddie attempts the record of playing an electric organ for charity.

Stars Dominic Monaghan.

From September 1999.

Eddie Conroy attempts the non-stop organ playing record and Jason receives a letter from a secret admirer.

Eddie Conroy attempts the non-stop organ playing record and Jason receives a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

More tales from Jason Conroy and his family.

Jason's father is going for the record of playing the electric organ for charity.

The final instalment of Jim Poyser and Damian Lanigan's comedy drama about the Conroys, a family living in Stockport.

`Organathon'.

With Richard Davies and John Mcardle.

Eddie Conroy attempts a record and Jason gets a letter from a secret admiral, er, admirer.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity. Stars Dominic Monaghan. From September 1999.

Jason's dad Eddie attempts a record-breaking electric organ session for charity.

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Eddie Conroy leaves home, while the Sweater Girls look set for a big break.

Eddie Conroy leaves home, while the Sweater Girls look set for a big break. With Radio 1's Mark and Lard. From November 2000.