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 5, Episode 1 - The Last Miaow

Ed has rekindled his relationship with fellow author Mary Potter and they are in a record breaking second month of partnership 'bliss'. Elgar, however, is none too pleased.

Broadcast details

Monday 6th October 2008
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 10th November 2012 10:00am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 28th July 2013 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 28th July 2013 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 30th August 2014 9:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 2nd August 2015 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 2nd August 2015 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 2nd August 2015 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 3rd August 2015 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 2nd January 2016 10:00am 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
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
Sally Grace Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Nicola Sanderson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer

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