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 3, Episode 1 - Last Chance Salon

Recently qualified hairdresser Sophie is knocked over by a car. The driver, Alison, offers Sophie a disused salon by way of compensation. Will Sophie make a success of it?

Further details

On her way back from Hull station following a failed attempt to get onto the Vidal Sassoon hairdressing course in London, Sophie is knocked over by a car. By way of compensation the driver, Alison, a frequent churchgoer, offers Sophie a disused hair salon that she has access to, thanks to her church's outreach work. Sophie accepts Alison's offer. But with only a week to make the salon a going concern, will Sophie succeed?

Broadcast details

Monday 19th February 2018
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Lucy Beaumont Sophie
Maureen Lipman Sheila
Norman Lovett Ernie
Kerrie Marsh Jean
Guest cast
Annie Sawle Alison
Debra Baker Trish
Writing team
Lucy Beaumont Writer
Production team
Sam Michell Producer