Citizens (radio show)
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Home station||BBC Radio 4|
|Original release||27 October 1987– 25 July 1991|
|No. of episodes||338|
Citizens was a radio drama series, which aired twice a week from 27 October 1987 to 25 July 1991. There were 388 twenty-five-minute episodes and it was broadcast on BBC Radio 4. It was created by Marilyn Imrie and A.J. Quinn.
The series initially focussed on the residents of 5 Limerick Road in the fictional South London borough of Ditcham:
- landlady Alex Parker (Kate Duchêne), a single parent, originally from Norwich;
- Liverpudlian twins Julia Brennan (Beverly Hills) and Michael Brennan (Russell Boulter);
- merchant banker Hugh Hamilton (James MacPherson) from Kilmarnock;
- doctor Anita Sharma (Seeta Indrani) from Birmingham; and
- Ernest Bond (Brian Murphy), who lived in the ground floor flat with his Siamese cat Salome.
Alex, Julia, Michael, Hugh and Anita had all met as students in Leicester.
- Lavalie, John. "Citizens." EpGuides. 21 Jul 2005. 29 Jul 2005 .
- Kingsley, Hilary. "Soap box." Papermac. ISBN 0-333-46949-6.
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