Ankle Tag. Image shows from L to R: Bob (Steve Speirs), Alice (Katy Wix), Gruff (Elis James). Copyright: BBC.

Ankle Tag

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 2 sitcom about a man out of prison. 14 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2015 - 2020. Stars Elis James, Katy Wix and Steve Speirs.

Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC Sounds   Series 3, Episode 5 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra today at 5:30am.

Ankle Tag - Series 1-3

Ankle Tag - Series 1-3

Career fraudster Bob has been away at Her Majesty's pleasure for the last 5 years, but he's just been released on licence with an ankle tag registered to his estranged son's address. Gruff isn't happy about it, but Bob is a charming man who manages to persuade other people in Gruff's life that his heart is in the right place.

Elis James and Katy Wix play new parents Gruff and Alice, whose lives are disrupted when Bob moves in, and Steve Speirs plays Bob.

First released: Thursday 15th October 2020