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.

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
Last repeat
Thursday 31st October 2019 at 4:30am on Radio 4 Extra