Up The Garden Path

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0101New Year, Old Problems1987110720161005 (BBC7)
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Teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

It's the beginning of a new school term and Izzy is dreading it...

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Cheryl Miller, Sarah Doyle, Mark Monero and Sam Smart as Class 4C.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick.... Mike Grady
Gwyn.... Sion Probert

Class 4C:
Cheryl Miller
Sarah Doyle
Mark Monero
Sam Smart

0102Tangled Webs1987111420161012 (BBC7)
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The complex life and loves of Izzy Comyn, with her propensity for telling lies.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael and Mike Grady as Dick

With Sarah Doyle, Kerryann White, Sam Smart and Mark Monero as Class 4C

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick.... Mike Grady

Class 4C:
Sarah Doyle
Kerryann White
Mark Monero
Sam Smart

0103Punch Ups And Put Downs1987112120200617 (BBC7)With several other men vying for her attention, Izzy tries to break up with Razors.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick.... Mike Grady
Gwyn.... Sion Probert

Class 4C:
Cheryl Miller
Kelda Holmes
Melissa Wilson

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

0103Punch-ups And Put-downs1987112120161019 (BBC7)
20161020 (BBC7)
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With several other men vying for her attention, Izzy tries to break up with Razors.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick and Sion Probert as Gwyn.

With Cheryl Miller, Kelda Holmes and Melissa Wilson as Class 4C.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

0104Into The Lion's Den1987112820161026 (BBC7)
20161027 (BBC7)
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With Michael messing her about, Izzy's quest to find love gets even more muddled.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Phyllida Nash as Louise.

Producer: Jonathan James-moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1987.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick.... Mike Grady
Louise.... Phyllida Nash
Gwyn.... Sion Probert

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

0105The Menage1987120520161102 (BBC7)
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20181204 (BBC7)
20181205 (BBC7)
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Izzy struggles to come to terms with some alternative domestic arrangements.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Dick.... Mike Grady
Louise.... Phyllida Nash
Gwyn.... Sion Probert
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank

Class 4C:

Kerryann White
Sarah Doyle
Sam Smart
Mark Monero

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1987.

School teacher Izzy comes to terms with some alternative domestic arrangements.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick, Sion Probert as Gwyn, Phyllida Nash as Louise and Marty Cruickshank as Maria.

With Kerryann White, Sarah Doyle, Sam Smart and Mark Monero as Class 4C

Kerryann White
Sarah Doyle
Sam Smart
Mark Monero

0106 LASTOver And Out1987121220161109 (BBC7)
20161110 (BBC7)
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Maria makes up with hubby Gwyn, and Izzy has a surprise for Michael and Louise.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel into 3 radio series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Mike Grady as Dick, Sion Probert as Gwyn, Phyllida Nash as Louise and Marty Cruickshank as Maria.

With Kerryann White and Kerryann White as Class 4C

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1987.

0201Arrivals And Departures1988101520170322 (BBC7)
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Izzy has escaped from the clutches of the adulterous Michael and spent the past year on a teachers' exchange scheme in San Francisco, where she shared a flat with the adoring but unappealing Dick.

As they fly home, Izzy feels her life is more than usually up in the air.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Rosemary Martin as Aunt Vinny and David Robb as Charles.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1988.

Returning from a year in San Francisco, Izzy Comyn lands in a great deal of confusion.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

0202Hot Water1988102220170329 (BBC7)
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With more love entanglements, Izzy is finding life back in England rather confusing.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Mike Grady as Dick, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rosemary Martin as Aunt Vinny, David Robb as Charles and Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of three series that ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1988.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

0203A Soft-hearted Little Thing1988102920170405 (BBC7)
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More tangles in Izzy's love life, when she and Dick head to dinner with Charles.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Dick.... Mike Grady
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Louise.... Phyllida Nash
Aunt Vinny.... Rosemary Martin
Charles.... David Robb
Gwyn.... Dafydd Hywel
Sooty.... Zelah Clarke.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1988.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

More tangles in Izzy's love life, when she and Dick head out to dinner with Charles.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With Mike Grady as Dick, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rosemary Martin as Aunt Vinny, David Robb as Charles, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn, Phyllida Nash as Louise and Zelah Clarke as Sooty.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1988.

0204The View From The Bridge1988110520170412 (BBC7)
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When confused Izzy meets her fiancé Charles's friend Bill, they hit it off straight away...

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Neil McCaul as Bill, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn, Melissa Wilson as Sharon and Catherine Clarke as Lorraine.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

When confused Izzy meets fiance Charles' friend Bill, they hit it off straight away.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

0205On The Side Of The Angels1988111220170419 (BBC7)
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Izzy faces confusion when fiancé Charles takes her home to the family mansion.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Neil McCaul as Bill, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn, Melissa Wilson as Sharon and Catherine Clarke as Lorraine.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

Izzy faces confusion when fiance Charles takes her home to the family mansion.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

0206You Shall Go To The Ball1988111920170426 (BBC7)
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Izzy gets invited to a ball in Cambridge, but she could do with a fairy godmother...

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Mike Grady as Dick, Nicholas Le Provost as Michael, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn and Phyllida Nash as Louise.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of three series that ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

0207The More The Merrier1988112620170503 (BBC7)
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Charles learns of Izzy's torrid past, when her friends join them for a holiday.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Neil McCaul as Bill, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Dafydd Hywel as Gwyn, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Mike Grady as Dick and Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1988.

0208 LASTLove's Labours1988120320170510 (BBC7)
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As her holiday in Wales comes to an end, Izzy argues with her fiance Charles.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy. With David Robb as Charles, Mike Grady as Dick, Nicholas Le Provost as Michael, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Phyllida Nash as Louise and Neil McCaul as Bill.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An eight-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of three series that ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1988.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

An 8-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The second of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Charles.... David Robb
Dick.... Mike Grady
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank
Bill.... Neil McCaul
Louise.... Phyllida Nash

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1988.

0301New Men1993111720170802 (BBC7)
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Izzy moves into a new flat and faces a new term, but will she find a new man?

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30 something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men.

Imelda Staunton stars as Izzy.

An 6-part radio sequel adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of 3 series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Izzy.... Imelda Staunton
Dick.... Mike Grady
Michael.... Nicholas Le Prevost
Maria.... Marty Cruickshank
Louise.... Phyllida Nash
Razors.... Rene Zagger
Marianne.... Deborah Findlay
Gwyn.... Sion Probert
Brown.... Geoffrey McGivern

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

Awkward moments for Izzy with a new school colleague, and she can't forget Bill.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Rene Zagger as Razors, Deborah Findlay as Marianne, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Geoffrey McGivern as Brown.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy has a predilection for inappropriate men.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Rene Zagger as Razors, Deborah Findlay as Marianne, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Geoffrey McGivern as Brown.

Producer: Jonathan James-moore

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Rene Zagger as Razors, Deborah Findlay as Marianne, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Geoffrey McGivern as Brown.

0302Gooseberries And Fools1993112420170809 (BBC7)
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Can a relationship with her ex-pupil Razors be the best thing for teacher Izzy?

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Phyllida Nash as Louise, Rene Zagger as Razors, Sion Probert as Gwyn, Neil McCaul as Bill and Judith Jacob as Linda.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy has a predilection for inappropriate men.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

0303Over-drawn, Over-sexed And Over-optimistic1993120120170816 (BBC7)
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It's crunch time for Izzy, with Bill, Michael and Razors all vying for her attention.

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rene Zagger as Razors, Sion Probert as Gwyn and Neil McCaul as Bill.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy has a predilection for inappropriate men.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

It is crunch time for Izzy, with Bill, Michael and Razors all vying for her attention.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

0304Taking It On The Chin1993120820170823 (BBC7)
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As Izzy's love-life grows ever more complicated - she's in for a big surprise.

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rene Zagger as Razors, Neil McCaul as Bill and Phyllida Nash as Louise.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy has a predilection for inappropriate men.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

As Izzy's love-life grows ever more complicated, she's in for a big surprise. From 1993.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rene Zagger as Razors, Neil McCaul as Bill and Phyllida Nash as Louise.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

0305Up The Stick And Sick As A Parrot1993121520170830 (BBC7)
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Izzy spends her birthday coping with the surprise news that she's pregnant...

Imelda Staunton stars as Isabelle 'Izzy' Comyn.

With Mike Grady as Dick, Marty Cruickshank as Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost as Michael, Rene Zagger as Razors, Neil McCaul as Bill, Phyllida Nash as Louise and Sion Prober as Gwyn.

Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy has a predilection for inappropriate men.

A six-part radio sequel first adapted from Sue Limb's 1984 novel. The last of three series which ran from 1987 to 1993. Granada also adapted the series for ITV.

Producer: Jonathan James-Moore

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1993.

0306A Dick In Shining Armour1993122220210203 (BBC7)Will pregnant Izzy be able to finally settle down with the man of her dreams?

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb

0306 LASTA Dick In Shining Armour1993122220170906 (BBC7)
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Will pregnant Izzy be able to finally settle down with the man of her dreams?

Comedy series adapted from the novel by Sue Limb