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01The Rhythms Of The Earth1997012520170731 (BBC7)
20170805 (BBC7)
20190604 (BBC7)
20190608 (BBC7)
Audrey educates the new squire into the ways of the Lord of the Manor.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher, Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger, Margery Withers as Mrs Polouvicka and Frank Middlemass as Ned.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descendent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted for radio by Peter Spence from his TV script.
Producer: Jane Berthoud
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

Sitcom adapted from the BBC TV series

Audrey fforbes-Hamilton must educate the new squire into the ways of the Lord of the Manor.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron....Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne....Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle....Brabinger
Margery Withers....Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass....Ned

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

02The Grapevine1997020120170807 (BBC7)
20190611 (BBC7)
Audrey tries to fool Devere that she has been on holiday to Spain.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher and Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, finally arrived home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

Sitcom adapted from the BBC TV series

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron....Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne....Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle....Brabinger
Margery Withers....Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass....Ned
Zulema Dene....Mrs Plunkett

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Audrey tries to fool Devere that she has been on holiday to Spain.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Zulema Dene.... Mrs Plunkett

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

03What's In A Name?1997020820170814 (BBC7)
20190618 (BBC7)
Hard-up Audrey needs a secret job - but what on earth is she qualified to do?

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron....Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne....Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle....Brabinger
Margery Withers....Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass....Ned

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, finally arrived home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

Hard-up Audrey needs a secret job, but what is she qualified to do?

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, finally arrived home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.
Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in January 1997.

04Vive Le Sport1997021520170821 (BBC7)
20190625 (BBC7)
When Devere invites Audrey to go skiing, he ends up being taken for a ride.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher, Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger, Margery Withers as Mrs Polouvicka and Geoffrey Whitehead as Dr Horton.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1997.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Geoffrey Whitehead.... Dr Horton
Melanie Hudson.... Receptionist

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1997.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

When Devere invites Audrey to go skiing, he ends up being taken for a ride.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Geoffrey Whitehead.... Dr Horton
Melanie Hudson.... Receptionist

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1997.

05Sons Of The Fathers1997022220170828 (BBC7)
20190702 (BBC7)
Clearing out the cellar - Audrey finds more than she'd bargained for.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher, Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger, Margery Withers as Mrs Polouvicka and Frank Middlemass as Ned.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1997.

Clearing out the cellar, Audrey finds more than she had bargained for.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Clearing out the cellar - Audrey finds more than she'd bargained for.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in February 1997.

06A Wife's Prerogative1997030120170904 (BBC7)
20190709 (BBC7)
Audrey makes the most of helping Devere - by pretending she's his wife.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Mademoiselle Dutoit.... Rula Lenska

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

Audrey makes the most of helping Devere by pretending she is his wife.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Audrey makes the most of helping Devere - by pretending she's his wife.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Mademoiselle Dutoit.... Rula Lenska

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

07The Spare Room1997030820170911 (BBC7)
20190716 (BBC7)
DeVere takes a shine to Mrs fforbes-Hamilton's guest. Is Audrey jealous?

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Podge Hodge.... Zulema Dene

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

Devere takes a shine to Mrs Forbes-Hamilton's guest. Is Audrey jealous?

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher, Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger, Margery Withers as Mrs Polouvicka and Frank Middlemass as Ned.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Podge Hodge.... Zulema Dene

DeVere takes a shine to Mrs fforbes-Hamilton's guest. Is Audrey jealous?

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

Adapted from his TV scripts by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

08An Englishman's Home1997031520170918 (BBC7)
20190723 (BBC7)
When Devere installs new security cameras, Audrey declares war.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
PC Dottle.... Kevin Eldon

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descendent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997. Written for radio by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
PC Dottle.... Kevin Eldon

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
PC Dottle.... Kevin Eldon

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997. Written for radio by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

09The Honours List1997032220170925 (BBC7)
20190730 (BBC7)
With news of a New Year's Honour for a villager, Audrey is nice to Devere.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned
Brigadier.... Jonathan Adams

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descendent.

First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.

Adapted for radio by Peter Spence from his TV script.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Keith Barron as Richard DeVere, Angela Thorne as Marjory Frobisher, Nicholas McArdle as Brabinger, Margery Withers as Mrs Polouvicka, Frank Middlemass as Ned/Lord Shaw and Jonathan Adams as the Brigadier.

Adapted for radio by Peter Spence from his TV script.
Producer: Jane Berthoud
First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

Adapted for radio by Peter Spence from his TV script.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

10Plenty More Fish1997032920171002 (BBC7)
20190806 (BBC7)
With their love-lives in a tangle, Audrey falls out with Marjory.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

Keith Barron.... Richard DeVere
Angela Thorne.... Marjory Frobisher
Nicholas McArdle.... Brabinger
Margery Withers.... Mrs Polouvicka
Frank Middlemass.... Ned

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.
First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.
Written for radio by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.

With their love lives in a tangle, Audrey falls out with Marjory.

Penelope Keith stars in the sitcom about a woman forced to sell her family estate.

Starring Penelope Keith as Audrey fforbes-Hamilton.

The tale of lady of the manor Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, forced to sell her beloved Grantleigh Estate when her husband's death leaves her financially strapped. With butler Brabinger in tow, they've decamped to the tiny Old Lodge cottage.

From this vantage point, Audrey keeps a close and disapproving eye on the estate's new owner, the nouveau-riche Richard DeVere, a wholesale foods magnate of Czech descent.
First piloted on radio and then whisked off to TV before it ever appeared, before finally arriving home in 1997.
Written for radio by Peter Spence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in March 1997.