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 2, Episode 1 - Rogue Mail

Ed, having blown all his new-found wealth, is working at the post office to try and make ends meet. He's also has to teach his screenwriting course and work on a boring book about stamps - thus leaving little time to sleep. Jaz, meanwhile, is making a fortune directing a credit card commercial.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 21st December 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 30th March 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 4th April 2010 3:30pm Radio 7
Tuesday 17th May 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd December 2020 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 3rd December 2020 4:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 4th December 2020 4:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 6th December 2020 9:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Christopher Douglas Ed Reardon
Philip Jackson Jaz Milvane
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Ping
Stephanie Cole Olive
Geoffrey Whitehead Stan
Rita May Pearl
John Fortune Felix
Geoffrey McGivern Ensemble Actor
Sally Grace Ensemble Actor
Martin Hyder Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Matthew Holness Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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