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A full-cast BBC comedy about trying to live ethically and do the right thing written by Marcus Brigstocke and Sarah Morgan. Michael (Brigstocke) and Maxine (Kerry Godliman) Wilson and their teenage daughters, Lola and Cat (plus their bearded dragon Chomsky, and about 150,000 bees) have resolved to live a cleaner, greener, serener life. They are attempting to live ethically... whatever that means. The Wilsons conscientiously tackle tricky situations and dilemmas; from balancing the need of hot sun on holiday to a carbon-neutral campsite, explaining the pitfalls of online relationships to their daughter by drawing parallels to Brexit or protesting library closures when, according to Cat, everything can be found online anyway. The family, good folk that they are, are trying about 20% harder and learning to live with about 19% more failure in trying to save the world. They are not giving up. Produced by Julia McKenzie. A BBC Studios production.Show more
Ronnie Corbett returns for the final series of the sitcom that reunites him with the writers of his hit comedy Sorry – Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent. Granddad Sandy Hopper is happily growing old with his dog Henry and his lodger Dolores. But his children think Dolores is a gold-digger, and are keen for Sandy to downsize – something he promises he'll do 'when the dog dies'. In the meantime, he's busy providing a guiding hand to his family, and helping out when (frequent) emergencies occur. In these six episodes, Dolores goes to live with her new man, leaving Sandy feeling bereft. In addition, he has to deal with both Henry and Calais running away; losing his memory (but remembering some things that are best forgotten); holdingauditions for The Sound of Music and Henry's increasingly odd behaviour (why is he chewing the piano leg?). Could it finally be time for Sandy to do what he's spent four series avoiding – downsize? Ronnie Corbett stars as Sandy, with Liza Tarbuck as Dolores in this fourth and final series of the popular BBC Radio 4 sitcom. Playing time: 3 hrs approx.Show more
In these six episodes, Sandy makes a new will; has to scatter Auntie's ashes and raids neighbour Ken's garden to find out if he has discovered the secret of eternal youth. In addition, Sandy's watch gets stolen much to the annoyance of son-in-law Blake, who has fitted it with a tracking device and he is haunted by the song 'Green Grow the Rushes Oh' when recent events seem to match its verses. Finally, he and his family catch the gambling bug, and Pompom goes missing.Show more
Ronnie Corbett plays granddad Sandy Hopper in this sitcom which reunites him with the writers of his hit comedy Sorry - Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent. Sandy Hopper is growing old happily along with his dog Henry. His grown up children - both married to people Sandy doesn't approve of at all - would like him to move out of the family home so they can get their hands on their money earlier. But Sandy's not having this - he's not moving until the dog dies. And anyway, how can he move if he's got a lodger? His daughter is convinced that his too-attractive lodger Dolores (Liza Tarbuck) is after Sandy and his money. Luckily, Sandy has three grandchildren and sometimes a friendly word - a kindly hand on the shoulder - can really help a Granddad in the twenty-first century. Man and dog together face a complicated world. There's every chance they'll make it more so.Show more
Dawn French is one of the greatest comedy actresses of our time, wtih a career that has spanned nearly three decades, encompassing a vast and brilliant array of characters. Loved for her irreverant humour, Dawn has achieved massive mainstream success while continuing to push boundaries and challenge stereotypes. Here she describes the journey that would eventually establish her as a perhaps unlikely, but nevertheless genuine, national treasure. Dawn began her career as part of the groundbreaking alternative comedy group, the Comic Strip, marking a radical departure from the more traditional comedy acts of the time. Later came the all-female Girls On Top, which teamed Dawn with Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracy Ullman and firmly established women in British comedy.As part of the wildly successful and much loved duo French and Saunders, Dawn helped create a repetoire of brilliantly observed characters, parodying popular culture and impersonating everything from Madonna and Harry Potter to The Exorcist. Dawn's more recent role in the Vicar of Dibley showcased not only her talent but also her ability to take a controversial and topical issue and make it mainstream - and very funny.From her early years as an RAF child and her flat-sharing antics with Jennifer Saunders, to her outspoken views on sizism and her marriage to Lenny Henry, Dear Fatty will chronicle the extraordinary, hilarious rise of a complex, dynamic and unstoppable woman.Show more