Two Pipe Problems. Image shows from L to R: William Parnes (Richard Briers), Sandy Boyle (Stanley Baxter). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

Two Pipe Problems

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 13 episodes (7 series), 2007 - 2013. Stars Stanley Baxter, Richard Briers, Geoffrey Palmer, Jillie Meers and Tracy Wiles.

Series 1

Feisty thespians William and Sandy, the Holmes and Watson of their retirement community, galvanise the other inmates in their quest to solve a mystery involving sibling jealousy, a lost ventriloquist's dummy, and a spot of ill-judged fire-raising.

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd July 2007
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stanley Baxter Sandy Boyle
Richard Briers William Parnes
Jillie Meers Mary Winter
Tracy Wiles Karen
Guest cast
David Shaw-Parker Edgar
Ken Campbell Archie
Elizabeth Spriggs Elspeth
Wendy Richard Doris
Linda Broughton Mrs P
Writing team
Michael Chaplin Writer
Production team
Marilyn Imrie Director
Marilyn Imrie Producer