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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 5 - Writer In Residence

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'.

Further details

Fed up with everything on the radio originating from Cambridge, Ed decides to immerse himself in popular culture and retunes away from Radio Four. The new outlook on the world that Radios 1, 2 and 5 bring to Ed proves fortuitous when his daughter, Eli, manages to secure him an interview at her husband's university.

So it is that Ed finds himself 'Writer in residence' with all the benefits that this affords, including discussing the merits of the worst Lady Gaga wardrobe malfunction of the year.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th February 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
John Fortune Felix
Guest cast
Lisa Coleman Eli
Rachel Atkins Professor Judith
Darren Boyd Bill
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer
Lewis Macleod Announcer

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