Life Without George

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Life Without George
Genre Sitcom
Created by Penny Croft
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 20
Production
Executive producer(s) Robin Nash
Producer(s) Susan Belbin
Release
Original network BBC1
Picture format 4:3
Audio format Mono
Original release 12 March 1987 (1987-03-12) – 4 May 1989 (1989-05-04)

Life Without George was a BBC comedy series written by Penny Croft and Val Hudson and starring Simon Cadell and Carol Royle, centred on a young woman's struggle to adapt to life after being left by her partner (the titular George). The series ran from 12 March 1987 to 4 May 1989.[1] The theme tune was written and performed by the show's writer Penny Croft.

Cast[edit]

  • Larry Wade- Simon Cadell (Episodes 1-20)
  • Jenny Russell - Carol Royle (Episodes 1-20)
  • Mr Chambers - Ronald Fraser (Episodes 1-2,4-20)
  • Amanda - Rosalind March (Episodes 1-13) Elizabeth Estensen (Episodes 14-20)
  • Ben - Michael Thomas (Episodes 1-20)
  • Sammy - Kenny Ireland (Episodes 1-6) Campbell Morrison (Episodes 7,9-20)
  • Carol - Cheryl Maiker (Episodes 1, 4-20)
  • Alison - Ann Thornton (Episodes 2,9)
  • Dolores - Camile Coduri (Episode 4)
  • Barbara - Susan Crowly (Episode 4)
  • Alan - Aaran Harris (Episode 4)
  • David Knight - Harold Innocent (Episodes 10,11)
  • Gerald - Barry Woolgar (Episode 12, 13)
  • Josephine - Selina Cadell (Episode 14-20)

Screenings[edit]

Originally screened on BBC1 in the UK between 1987 - 1989 once a week. In the UK the entire series was repeated on UK GOLD twice weekly with a Tuesday night showing at 10.30pm and one around 11pm on Sundays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jonathan Parramint (October 2007). "Like father, like daughter". BBC. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 

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