Citizens (radio show)

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Genre Radio drama
Running time 25:00
Country of origin United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station BBC Radio 4
Created by
Original release 27 October 1987 (1987-10-27) – 25 July 1991 (1991-07-25)
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:

Alex, Julia, Michael, Hugh and Anita had all met as students in Leicester.


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