Start/Stop. Barney (Jack Docherty). Copyright: BBC.

Start/Stop

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about couples. 21 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2012 - 2016. Stars Jack Docherty, Kerry Godliman, Fiona Allen, John Thomson and others.

Start/Stop. Barney (Jack Docherty). Copyright: BBC.

Start/Stop

Radio 4 sitcom about love, marriage and 'tolerating each other'. The characters break the fourth wall to talk to the audience about the scene

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2012 - 2016
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
21   (1 pilot + 3 series)
Starring
Jack Docherty, Kerry Godliman, Fiona Allen, John Thomson, Charlie Higson, Laura Aikman, Sally Bretton and Katherine Parkinson
Writer
Jack Docherty
Producers
Claire Jones and Steven Canny

Start/Stop is a sitcom about love, marriage and tolerating each other, written by and starring Jack Docherty.

Barney and Cathy have been married for ages and it shows, while Evan and Fiona's marriage is one big, noisy argument and David is old enough to be Alice's father. Start/Stop follows the story of these three couples as they try to make the best of their marriages and friendships. The characters are able to stop the action, explain themselves to the audience and start it all up again.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Stop/Start
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 7th June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 2nd September 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Last repeat
Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 6:30pm
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