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0101Drilling For Hamsters2001021620160614 (BBC7)
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The bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast are saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Series one of Annie McCartney's sitcom.

Sally.... Frances Tomelty
Clare.... Marcella Riordan
Fintan.... Gerard Murphy
Evie.... Katy Gleadhill
Anna.... Bethan Lloyd
Simon.... Patrick Gleadhill
Trevor.... Gerard McSorley

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2001.

A Belfast road's bohemian residents are saved from chaos by cleaning lady Sally.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

Series one of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom.

Starring Frances Tomelty as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Bethan Lloyd as Anna, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon and Gerard McSorley as Trevor.

0102Ranting And Railings2001022320160621 (BBC7)
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Miss Black's vision is for all houses to have matching Victorian railings - and hers must be authentic. But her lodger, Victor sparks chaos when he gets the erection dates muddled up.

The bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast are saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Frances Tomelty stars in Annie McCartney's sitcom.

Sally.... Frances Tomelty
Miss Black.... Roma Tomelty
Fintan.... Gerard Murphy
Evie.... Katy Gleadhill
Victor.... Alan Mckee
Saffron.... Ali White
Anna.... Bethan Lloyd
Simon.... Patrick Gleadhill
Trevor.... Gerard McSorley

Directed at BBC Belfast by Tanya Nash.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2001.

Miss Black wants new railings for her lodging house, with help from cleaner Sally.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

Series one of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom.

Starring Frances Tomelty as Sally, Roma Tomelty as Miss Black, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Alan Mckee as Victor, Ali White as Saffron, Bethan Lloyd as Anna, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon and Gerard McSorley as Trevor.

Director: Tanya Nash

0103The Minister Has A Window2001030220160628 (BBC7)
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Clare's in a flap when the Minister from the Northern Ireland office comes for dinner with this dog.

So cleaner Sally is booked for overtime to make sure the evening runs smoothly...

Series one of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom.

Starring Frances Tomelty as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Roma Tomelty as Miss Black, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Alan Mckee as Victor, Bethan Lloyd as Anna, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon, Robert Patterson as Tony, Emily Walmsley as Layla, Joel McElnay as Ben and Alfie Lloyd as Sam.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2001.

Clare is in a flap over a dinner guest and his dog, so cleaner Sally stays on to help.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

0104The Height Of The Iguana2001030920160705 (BBC7)
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Horrified residents of Marlborough Road discover Sally might be leaving them. They could never survive their own chaos without her.

Meanwhile, the free range children plan revenge on Victor...

Conclusion of series one of Annie McCartney's sitcom.

Starring Frances Tomelty as Sally, Ali White as Saffron, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Robert Patterson as Tony, Roma Tomelty as Miss Black, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Alan Mckee as Victor, Bethan Lloyd as Anna, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon, Emily Walmsley as Layla, Joel McElnay as Ben, Alfie Lloyd as Sam and Gerard McSorley as Trevor.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 2001.

Horrified Marlborough Road residents do not want cleaner Sally to leave them.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

0201The Feminine Thrust2002072620160816 (BBC7)
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Marlborough Road's Clare is giving a lecture, with cleaner Sally smoothing the way.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

Sally smooths the way for Clare's important lecture and helps her realise she might have more important things to worry about than her job...

Series two of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Starring Stella McCusker as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Des McAleer as Trevor, Robert Patterson as Tony, Aine McCartney as Fidelma, Hannah R Gordon as Anna and Patrick Gleadhill as Simon.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2002.

0202Mythical Kings And Iguanas2002080220160823 (BBC7)
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Saffron is a typical mother, multi-tasking her aromatherapy business with trying to feng shui her bathroom and coping with a four year old desperately missing their ex-pet iguana.

So no surprise she needs Sally's help when things go wrong...

Series two of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Starring Stella McCusker as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Des McAleer as Trevor, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon, Ali White as Saffron, Hannah R Gordon as Anna and Alan Mckee as Victor.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.

Marlborough Road's multi-tasking mother Saffron turns to cleaner Sally for help.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

0203Druids And Draws2002080920160830 (BBC7)
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Edith Miss Black's lodger, Victor, the Ulster-Scots poet, has fallen in love with a Celtic druid, Anashuya - and brought her back to Belfast

Series two of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Starring Stella McCusker as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Alan Mckee as Victor, Laura Hughes as Anashuya, Roma Tomelty as Miss Black, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Emily Walmsley as Layla, Richard Clements as Rory, Gerry Anderson as Himself and Hannah R Gordon as Anna.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.

Edith Black's poet lodger is back with his druid lover, and Sally is sorting again.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

Edith Black's lodger, Victor, the Ulster-Scots poet, has fallen in love with a Celtic druid, Anashuya - and brought her back to Belfast

0204Out Of Tune2002081620160906 (BBC7)
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Miss Black throws a fancy dinner for Radio 3's Sean Rafferty, and cleaner Sally is on hand

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

Miss Black throws a dinner party in honour of Sean Rafferty who’s in Belfast to interview her lodger Fintan for BBC Radio 3.

Musical prodigy Simon’s asked to play for the guests, but he has other ideas...

Series two of Annie McCartney's four-part sitcom about the bohemian residents of Marlborough Road in Belfast saved from chaos by their cleaning lady, Sally.

Starring Stella McCusker as Sally, Marcella Riordan as Clare, Katy Gleadhill as Evie, Alan Mckee as Victor, Roma Tomelty as Miss Black, Gerard Murphy as Fintan, Emily Walmsley as Layla, Patrick Gleadhill as Simon, Robert Patterson as Tony, Des McAleer as Trevor, Aine McCartney as Fidelma, Hannah R Gordon as Anna and Sean Rafferty as Himself.

Director: Tanya Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 2002.

0301Tuned To Moan Fm2003091920200526 (BBC7)
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Marlborough Road resident Clare needs a babysitter while she lectures in Sligo.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

0302Give The Dog A Bone2003092620200602 (BBC7)
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Miss Black's new lodger is a successful actor, but he is not who she was hoping for.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

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Saffron is worried because Trevor is staying out after work more frequently.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast

0304And It Was All Yellow2003101020200616 (BBC7)
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Rory and Evie throw a party while their parents are away and Sally is out to dinner.

Comedy series about the people of Marlborough Road, Belfast