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

Ed Reardon's Week

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a poor writer. 81 episodes (13 series), 2005 - 2019. Stars Christopher Douglas, Philip Jackson, Barunka O'Shaughnessy, Stephanie Cole and others.

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Name-Check

Ed is writing The South Tring Bubble, a radio play about trains for Hemel Sound Radio. The writer stumbles upon the idea of product placement, and is soon making extra cash by putting the names of plumbers, kebab shops and other local establishments into the script.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th December 2006
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
    Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Sean Lock Harvey (Plumber)
    Alan Ford Actor
    Paul Richard Biggin Ensemble Actor
    Matthew Holness Ensemble Actor
    David Cann Ensemble Actor
    Eve Dallas Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Christopher Douglas Writer
    Andrew Nickolds Writer
    Production team
    Simon Nicholls Producer

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