Living The Dream. Kate (Olivia Hallinan). Copyright: BBC.

Living The Dream

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 1 pilot in 2012. Stars Olivia Hallinan.

Living The Dream

Sitcom from Madeleine Brettingham, which focuses on the lives of Kate and Samantha as they start a new life of sustainable living on a barge

BBC Radio 4
1 Pilot
Olivia Hallinan
Madeleine Brettingham

Having been made redundant from her law job in the city, Kate - played by Olivia Hallinan (Lark Rise To Candleford, Sugar Rush) - decides to make a fresh start and move in with her old school friend Sam (a militant eco-warrior who describes children as "sex accidents").

On top of that, the only other drawbacks are that the house is a barge, they don't have any money, and the next door neighbour, Jim, is a self-styled river wizard with a penchant for home-brewed gin. Nevertheless, Kate is determined to make the best of things and throws herself wholeheartedly into a new world of guerilla gardening and dumpster-diving.

Production Details

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Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 21st June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Episode length
30 minutes

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