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Clare In The Community

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a social worker. 73 episodes (12 series), 2004 - 2019. Stars Sally Phillips, Alex Lowe, Nina Conti, Richard Lumsden and others.

Series 10, Episode 2 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Friday at 7am.

Series 5

1. Name Calling

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th February 2009

There are still plenty of challenges out there for an involved, caring social worker. Or even Clare.

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2. Too Cool For School

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th February 2009

Control freak Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis, so making friends is not easy. However, on this occasion she manages it.

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3. Girls On Film

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th March 2009

Not only does Clare have a new trainee social worker to break in, but she and her colleagues at the Sparrowhawk Family centre are the subject of a documentary film.

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4. It's Good To Talk

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th March 2009

An old university friend visits with a confession to make.

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5. Garden Party

First broadcast: Wednesday 18th March 2009

Clare organises a petition to keep the Sparrowhawk Family Centre open and hosts a garden party to get to know her new neighbours.

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6. The 1864 Mining Disaster

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th March 2009

Clare organises a charity benefit in aid of the Keep Sparrowhawk Family Centre Open campaign, and Ray is determined to sing his folk songs.

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Release date: Thursday 6th January 2011

Clare (Sally Phillips) returns with her social worker friends and Brian (Alex Lowe) in the fifth series of the award winning radio 4 sitcom. Originally broadcast in 2009, episodes consist of: Name Calling, Too Cool For School, Girls On Film, It's Good To Talk, Garden Party and The 1864 Mining...

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