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 4 - The Fib

A school reunion with Barbara's long standing frenemy Pat Burrows leads Barbara to make a rash white lie that has dramatic consequences. Meanwhile Ken is trying in vain to get a better broadband deal.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 22nd March 2017
BBC Radio 2
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Janice Connolly Barbara Nice
John Henshaw Ken Nice
Angela Curran Mary
Guest cast
Sally Lindsay Pat Burrows
Liz Hume-Dawson (as Liz Hume Dawson) Thelma
Lizzie Griffiths Zachary
Charlie Burchill Mary's grandson
Jarvis Papworth Party Goer
Niamh Papworth Party Goer
Gabriel Papworth Party Goer
Writing team
Janice Connolly Writer
Production team
Rebecca Papworth Producer

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