Blessed (TV series)

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Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes8
Running time30 minutes (approximate)
Original networkBBC One
Original release14 October (2005-10-14) –
9 December 2005 (2005-12-09)

Blessed is a BBC television sitcom written by Ben Elton and starring Ardal O'Hanlon as Gary, a record producer, who is struggling to bring up two small children. The only series, of eight episodes, was broadcast on BBC One on Friday evenings at 9.00 pm between October and December 2005. The cast band sang the theme tune – the lullaby "Morningtown Ride".


Actor Role
Ardal O'Hanlon Gary Chandler
Mel Giedroyc Sue Chandler
Robert Webb Bill Hathaway
Sally Bretton Mary Hathaway
Kelly Beckett Toppa
Hannah Jane Fox Vicky
Rowland Rivron Styx
Michael McKell Ronnie
Russell Brand Tommy
Hannah Spearritt Sarah (of Girl Thing)
Ray Panthaki Lance

Episode guide[edit]

The episodes were named after song titles and the groups who sang them:

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