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 4, Episode 1 - January The 31st

With reports of his death greatly exaggerated, Ed struggles with the dreaded tax return and surprises the literary world by being alive.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th November 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th May 2013 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 5th May 2013 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 11th July 2020 11:00am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 11th July 2020 9:00pm 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
Martin Hyder Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Nicola Sanderson Ensemble Actor
Rachel Atkins Ensemble Actor
Tom Price Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer

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