To Hull And Back. Image shows from L to R: Sheila (Maureen Lipman), Sophie (Lucy Beaumont).

To Hull And Back

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 2 sitcom by Lucy Beaumont. 13 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 2014 - 2018. Stars Lucy Beaumont, Maureen Lipman, Norman Lovett and Kerrie Marsh.

Series 1

1. Crying In The Chapel

First broadcast: Wednesday 21st October 2015

Songs of Praise are paying a visit to Hull. Sophie sees this as an opportunity to start a successful singing career but neglected plumbing and a painting of Elvis at The Last Supper make an impossible task even more difficult.


2. An Affair To Forget

First broadcast: Wednesday 28th October 2015

Sophie is on a quest for love whilst her mother is trying to get accepted into a posh lady's golf club. Door-to-door sellers peddling thick bleach and an accident with a milk float all conspire to thwart their efforts.


3. My Casa Is Your Casa

First broadcast: Wednesday 4th November 2015

A call from Auntie Pamela, who lives abroad, gets Sophie fired up about the life she could be living, a life of hot tubs and wood-fired lobster.


4. It's My Party

First broadcast: Wednesday 11th November 2015

Sophie finally comes into some money. It is her chance to get away at last. However, her mother's birthday is imminent, and a surprise party takes precedence.