Father Figure. Image shows from L to R: Elaine Whyte (Lucy Montgomery), Tom Whyte (Jason Byrne), Dylan Whyte (Dominic Applewhite). Copyright: BBC.

Father Figure

BBC Radio 2 sitcom. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Jason Byrne, Pauline McLynn, Lucy Montgomery, Dominic Applewhite, Dermot Crowley and Michael Smiley.

Father Figure

Fast-paced sitcom written by and starring Jason Byrne as a disastrous house husband

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2010 - 2012
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
5   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
Jason Byrne, Pauline McLynn, Lucy Montgomery, Dominic Applewhite, Dermot Crowley and Michael Smiley
Writer
Jason Byrne
Producer
Julia McKenzie

Jason starts a new life as a house husband looking after the kids and doing a few domestic chores - what could be simpler?

Following a pilot in 2010, a four-part series followed in 2012.

Production Details

Part of

Radio 2's Comedy Showcase

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 10th April 2010 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 25th February 2012 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Tuesday 19th April 2016 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
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