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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 8, Episode 4 - Making A Difference

Ed finds himself an unlikely star of local radio when he decides to try and make a difference to the rail network.

Further details

Ed decides to 'Make a Difference' to impress Fiona and as a consequence finds himself becoming 'a voice for the people' when he joins a group trying to change the railways.

As a consequence he finds himself on local radio representing the group and 'channelling grumpy', and astonishingly finds that people agree with his views and find his conversation 'totes legde'. Thus it is that 'Captain Grumblebum' is created.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 24th April 2012
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Christopher Douglas Ed Reardon
Philip Jackson Jaz Milvane
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Ping
Stephanie Cole Olive
Geoffrey Whitehead Stan
Rita May Pearl
Jenny Agutter Fiona
Geoffrey McGivern Ensemble Actor
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Sam Pamphilon 12 Year Old Official
Nicola Sanderson Mandy Kramer
Writing team
Christopher Douglas Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
Dawn Ellis Producer

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