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

Ed Reardon's Week

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2005 - 2023
  • 94 episodes (15 series)

Radio sitcom following curmudgeonly 50-something writer Ed Reardon, and his flawed attempts to escape poverty via literary success. Stars Christopher Douglas, Philip Jackson, Barunka O'Shaughnessy, Stephanie Cole, Geoffrey Whitehead and more.

  • Due to return for Series 16

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6 - King Of The Road

Ed's past is catching up with him, but it turns out to be an unexpected blessing. His career unexpectedly re-ignites after a faculty fracas with an old rival at a university.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th February 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 10th May 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 1st July 2018 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th October 2020 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 6th October 2020 2:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 7th October 2020 2:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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
Martin Hyder Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Ronnie Golden Ensemble Actor
Vicki Pepperdine Ensemble Actor
George Dalton Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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