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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.

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Series 7, Episode 4 - Parsnip Junction

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

Further details

Ed finds himself in the middle of some sibling rivalry when Ping's sister, Py, undertakes some work experience at the agency.

Ed finds the 'can-do' attitude of Py rather refreshing after Ping's normal 'might be a problem' response, particularly when she finds him some paid work with one Charles Cobbold, reinventing the much loved children's classic Parsnip Junction.

If Ed can withstand Charles' Communist tendencies and his penchant for porn he may be on to a winner.

Broadcast details

Monday 31st January 2011
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Christopher Douglas Ed Reardon
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Ping
Stephanie Cole Olive
Geoffrey Whitehead Stan
Rita May Pearl
Guest cast
Katy Wix Py
Geoffrey Palmer Charles
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer

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