Kicking The Habit. Copyright: Jarvis and Ayres Productions.

Kicking The Habit

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 12 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars Martin Jarvis, Roy Dotrice, Alfred Molina, Darren Richardson, Rosalind Ayres, Alan Shearman, Matthew Wolf and others.

Series 2

1. As I Was Braying

First broadcast: Wednesday 13th August 2008

Brother Luke has returned from his sojourn in Dublin and irritatingly can't stop talking about it. Someone has asked to have his ass blessed.

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2. A Woman's Place

First broadcast: Wednesday 20th August 2008

The Father Prior can scarcely bring himself to admit to what is troubling him. Meanwhile, Mave would prefer to uncover the mystery of the Second Rule of Paperwork.


3. The Business Of Miracles

First broadcast: Wednesday 27th August 2008

Everyone seems concerned that Brother Martin's hearing is not as good as it used to be. He has also been missing breakfast. However, as Mave says, seeing is believing.


4. Carbon Dating

First broadcast: Wednesday 3rd September 2008

The Friary needs to take responsibility for its carbon footprint. Bells and books are allowed, but not too many candles. Father Michael has been invited to an important conference, but would his attendance defeat the entire purpose?


5. Yours Sincerely

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th September 2008

It seems unlikely that the friars would attend an expensive course on How to Look and Sound Sincere, but appearances can be deceptive.


6. Calendar Boys

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th September 2008

When a famous young artist arrives to paint the pictures for next year's Friary Calendar, tensions arise which give Father Michael more than one reason for concern.