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

Ed Reardon's Week

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about a poor writer. 82 episodes (13 series), 2005 - 2020. Stars Christopher Douglas, Philip Jackson, Barunka O'Shaughnessy, Stephanie Cole and others.

Series 7

1. In The Current Climate

First broadcast: Monday 10th January 2011

Austerity has hit hard, but Ed's prospects are looking good as he's working on a book with the brief to make penury both cool and hot simultaneously.

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2. From Bean To Cup

First broadcast: Monday 17th January 2011

Ed finds himself working on a corporate video with old sparring partner Jaz Milvane and Oscar-winning producer Heidi Fisher.

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3. Become A Successful Writer

First broadcast: Monday 24th January 2011

Following a forced attendance at a writing course, Ed decides to set up his own 'Script Doctor' service and at £25 per script, it's Burgundy all round.

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4. Parsnip Junction

First broadcast: Monday 31st January 2011

Thanks to some sibling rivalry between Ping and her sister Py, Ed finds himself reinventing the much-loved children's classic Parsnip Junction.

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5. Writer In Residence

First broadcast: Monday 7th February 2011

Due to an unexpected turn of events and a little help from his daughter, Ed finds himself ensconced as the newest writer in residence at a 'Uni-collegy'.

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6. Summer Of '76

First broadcast: Monday 14th February 2011

Ed finds himself befriended online by an old flame. Should he renew the acquaintance or leave well enough alone?

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