Ed Reardon's Week. Ed Reardon (Christopher Douglas). Copyright: BBC.

Ed Reardon's Week

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a poor writer. 88 episodes (14 series), 2005 - 2021. Stars Christopher Douglas, Philip Jackson, Barunka O'Shaughnessy, Stephanie Cole and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Swim

Does it seem like the media is run by idiots, lying charlatans and moronic 12-year-olds? Welcome to the world of Ed Reardon.

Further details

Ed meets his new agent Ping and agrees to write Pet Peeves. However, Ed's attempt to get out of buying a round at the bar by throwing his coat into the canal backfires.

Broadcast details

Friday 7th January 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Christopher Douglas Ed Reardon
Philip Jackson Jaz Milvane
Stephanie Cole Olive
Geoffrey Whitehead Stan
Rita May Pearl
John Fortune Felix
Sally Hawkins Ping
Geoffrey McGivern Ensemble Actor
Dan Tetsell Ensemble Actor
Sally Grace Ensemble Actor
Martin Hyder Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Ronnie Golden Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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