Life With The Lyons. Image shows from L to R: Richard (Richard Lyon), Barbara (Barbara Lyon), Ben (Ben Lyon). Copyright: BBC
Life With The Lyons

Life With The Lyons

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Light Programme
  • 1950 - 1961
  • 260 episodes (11 series)

Family sitcom about a showbiz American couple raising their children in post-war Britain, starring real-life family the Lyons. Stars Bebe Daniels, Ben Lyon, Barbara Lyon and Richard Lyon.

Press clippings

70 years of British comedy - part one: after the war

In an earlier post we told you we were going to look back over the last 70 years of great British comedy. We've tagged some of the best sitcoms from the last 70 years, as 70 Years Of British Comedy so you can follow the series of posts. The story of the modern sitcom is a fascinating one, British sitcoms are admired the world over but how did it all start?

British Classic Comedy, 30th April 2016

Bob Block: Life with the Lyons on 4 Extra

Bob Block was a comedy writer whose name might not be familiar to you, but you've more than likely heard or seen some of his work.

Mary Kalemkerian, BBC Blogs, 7th May 2011

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