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 3, Episode 5 - Murder Most Rewritten

Ed is employed to write the script for a murder mystery weekend.

Further details

The team building event is being run for the middle-management of Power South, the energy company who have been threatening to cut off Ed's electricity. It turns out to be anything but the easy job Ed anticipated as he must make numerous re-writes to the script, and deal with competitive executives looking to win by cheating.

Broadcast details

Friday 12th January 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 5th May 2009 11:00pm Radio 7
Tuesday 8th June 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Thursday 24th November 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 25th March 2021 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 25th March 2021 4:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 26th March 2021 4:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 28th March 2021 9:30am 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
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
Sally Grace Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Matthew Holness Ensemble Actor
David Cann Ensemble Actor
Laura Solon Ensemble Actor
Morwenna Banks Ensemble Actor
Adam Shipway Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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