An Actor's Life For Me. Robert Wilson (John Gordon Sinclair). Copyright: BBC.

An Actor's Life For Me

BBC Radio 2 sitcom about a wannabe actor. 19 episodes (3 series), 1989 - 1993. Stars John Gordon Sinclair, Caroline Quentin, Gina McKee and Gary Waldhorn.

Series 1, Episode 2 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Wednesday at 9:30am.

An Actor's Life For Me

Robert Wilson is a young actor who dreams of stardom

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1989 - 1993
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
19   (3 series)
Starring
John Gordon Sinclair, Caroline Quentin, Gina McKee and Gary Waldhorn
Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer
Producers
Paul Spencer and Diane Messias

Robert Wilson (John Gordon Sinclair) is a young actor who hopes that one day he will become a big star. His girlfriend Sue (Caroline Quentin) and agent Desmond (Gary Waldhorn) are constantly having to control Robert's overambitious nature.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme tune is "Hi-Diddle-Dee-Dee" (An Actor's Life for Me) sung by Walter Catlett from the Disney film Pinocchio.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 20th January 1989 on BBC Radio 2 at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 9th February 1993 on BBC Radio 2 at 7pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday at 9:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday at 4:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 1 Episode 2: Thursday at 4:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 2nd October at 9:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 2nd October at 4:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 1 Episode 3: Thursday 3rd October at 4:30am on Radio 4 Extra