I, Lovett

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I, Lovett
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Genre Sitcom
Written by Norman Lovett
Ian Pattison
Directed by Ron Bain
Starring Norman Lovett
Dicken Ashworth
Sara Cooper
Voices of Mary Riggans
Leon Sinden
Geoffrey Hughes
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 7
Producer(s) Colin Gilbert
Original network BBC2
Original release 9 June 1989 (1989-06-09) – 28 April 1993 (1993-04-28)

I, Lovett is a BBC television sitcom written by Norman Lovett and Ian Pattison. Seven episodes were broadcast, a pilot in 1989 and a six episode series in 1993.[1]


The series stars Norman Lovett playing a version of himself who is an inventor living in a world of surrealism with his talking dog, voiced by Geoffrey Hughes; spider, voiced by Mary Riggans; and inanimate objects.[1]


In 1989 a one-off episode was made for the anthology series Comic Asides, the BBC commissioned a full series which was broadcast four years later in 1993.[1] In total seven episodes were made each one was shown on BBC2, directed by Ron Bain and produced by Colin Gilbert.[2]

Episode list[edit]


# Title Original air date
0 "Pilot" 9 June 1989 (1989-06-09)

Series 1[edit]

# Title Original air date
1 "The Snowman" 24 March 1993 (1993-03-24)
2 "Crime & Punishment" 31 March 1993 (1993-03-31)
3 "Baldy" 7 April 1993 (1993-04-07)
4 "Romance" 14 April 1993 (1993-04-14)
5 "Imagine" 21 April 1993 (1993-04-21)
6 "The Marrow" 28 April 1993 (1993-04-28)


  1. ^ a b c Whyte, Sean. "I, Lovett". British Comedy Guide. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "I, Lovett: Production". Phill.co.uk. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 

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