The Gobetweenies. Image shows from L to R: Lucy (Phoebe Abbott), Mimi (Sarah Alexander), Joe (Mark Bonnar), Tom (Finlay Christie). Copyright: ABsoLuTeLy Productions
The Gobetweenies

The Gobetweenies

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2011 - 2013
  • 16 episodes (3 series)

A candid look at contemporary family through the prism of two North London siblings, Lucy and Tom, as they schlep between their divorced parents. Stars Sarah Alexander, Mark Bonnar, Finlay Christie, Phoebe Abbott and David Tennant

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 4

Joe had wanted to keep his new affair secret. His new girlfriend is twenty four and he now wishes he hadn't called Mimi's most recent ex-husband the Decrepit from Connecticut.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th November 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th May 2018 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 20th May 2018 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 20th May 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 21st May 2018 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Sarah Alexander Mimi
Mark Bonnar Joe
Finlay Christie Tom
Phoebe Abbott Lucy
Guest cast
Tracy-Ann Oberman Helen
Charlotte Ritchie Tuberose
Harry Nowell Freddie
Jenna Cook Katy
Writing team
Marcella Evaristi Writer
Production team
Marilyn Imrie Director
Gordon Kennedy Producer

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