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

Ed Reardon's Week

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2005 - 2021
  • 88 episodes (14 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.

Episode menu

Series 10, Episode 1 - The Go-To Destination

Ed and his BBC Radio producer girlfriend Laura are enjoying a state of not uncomfortable, slightly drunken, bliss. But good things never last for Ed.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 13th May 2015
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 9th February 2016 6:30pm Radio 4
Thursday 11th May 2017 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 11th May 2017 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 11th May 2017 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 12th May 2017 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 10th February 2019 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 10th February 2019 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 10th February 2019 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th February 2019 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Christopher Douglas Ed Reardon
Philip Jackson Jaz Milvane
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Ping
Stephanie Cole Olive
Geoffrey Whitehead Stan
Brigit Forsyth Pearl
Raquel Cassidy Suzan
Guest cast
Vicki Pepperdine Laura Pope
Simon Greenall Doorman
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer

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