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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 9

1. Stand By Your Man

First broadcast: Wednesday 8th January 2014

Clare has mysteriously fled her honeymoon and returned to work. The other social workers have an unfortunate experience on a community project.


2. In Blog We Trust

First broadcast: Wednesday 15th January 2014

Clare is convinced that the Sparrowhawk Centre is the home of a blogger called the Secret Social Worker and sets out to track them down.


3. Away Day Wey Hey

First broadcast: Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Clare and the rest of the Sparrowhawk team are forced to take part in a team-building day.


4. Driven to Extremes

First broadcast: Wednesday 29th January 2014

Clare is facing a disciplinary tribunal after a seemingly straightforward job goes awry. Will the panel see her side of the story?


5. Panic Room

First broadcast: Wednesday 5th February 2014

Clare is forced to confront an old phobia after a regular home visit takes an unusual turn. Fortunately, Helen is on hand to help.


6. Come Dine With Me

First broadcast: Wednesday 12th February 2014

Clare has finally managed to find some time for romance. In the meantime, Brian discovers that a cheap flat comes with some unusual conditions.


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Clare In The Community - Series Eight & Nine

Clare In The Community - Series Eight & Nine Audio & Download

Release date: Thursday 13th November 2014

Sally Phillips stars as Clare in this sparkling collection of 13 comic episodes.

Clare Barker, the social worker with all the politically correct jargon but none of the practical solutions, returns in these 13 episodes, which includes a special instalment recorded live at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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