Meanwhile With The Bearded Ladies. Image shows from L to R: Mel (Oriane Messina), Lucy (Susie Donkin), Lucy (Susie Donkin), Alex (Charlotte McDougall). Copyright: BBC.

Meanwhile With The Bearded Ladies

BBC Radio 4 sitcom. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2007. Stars Susie Donkin, Charlotte McDougall, Oriane Messina, Fay Rusling, Mark Addy, James Lance, Cavan Clerkin and others.

Meanwhile With The Bearded Ladies

A sitcom revolving around the unusual lives of four women - man-hungry Mel, mother Lucy, wannabe mum Jo and bossy Alex

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2007
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Starring
Susie Donkin, Charlotte McDougall, Oriane Messina, Fay Rusling, Mark Addy, James Lance, Cavan Clerkin, Alex Lowe and Ronnie Corbett
Writers
Susie Donkin, Charlotte McDougall, Oriane Messina and Fay Rusling
Producer
Carol Smith

Meanwhile with the Bearded Ladies concerns the lives of four women living on the same street in Burton-on-Sea. There is Mel, who is constantly looking for a man - any man. Then there is Lucy who has trouble raising her two children, while nearby Jo wants children more than anything else. Also, living on the street is bossy Alex, who is getting married - provided she can get through everything on her 'To Do' list that is!

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Theme tune by Steve Burton.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 2nd October 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 23rd October 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 16th November 2012 at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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