Barbara Nice. Barbara Nice (Janice Connolly). Copyright: BBC.

Barbara Nice

BBC Radio 2 sitcom about a Stockport housewife. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2015 - 2017. Stars Janice Connolly, John Henshaw and Angela Curran.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Drawdown

When Barbara discovers Ken could draw down on his pension she puts the pressure on him to stop being a tight fisted curmudgeon and release the cash.

Further details

When Barbara discovers Ken could draw down on his pension and they could start living the life of their fantasies, she puts the pressure on him to stop being a tight fisted curmudgeon and release the cash. He resists and Barbara goes on strike until he relents. When she finally persuades Ken to take financial advice and he's pleasantly surprised at the outcome, she unleashes a Ken she hadn't expected and the consequences prove disruptive for them both.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 15th March 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Janice Connolly Barbara Nice
John Henshaw Ken Nice
Angela Curran Mary
Guest cast
Jo Enright (as Josephine Enright) Financial Advisor
Writing team
Janice Connolly Writer
Production team
Rebecca Papworth Producer
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