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 2, Episode 1 - A Streetcar Named Revenge

William and Sandy are haunted by the return of two characters from the past. Sandy becomes amorously involved through the medium of a shared passion for crosswords.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th August 2008
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
    Edna Doré Hatty Doran
    David Shaw-Parker Edgar
    Linda Broughton Angel Hosmer
    Nickolas Grace Ronnie Adair
    Susan Wooldridge Marie Devine
    Rad Lazar Hugo Oberstein
    Writing team
    Michael Chaplin Writer
    Production team
    Marilyn Imrie Director
    Marilyn Imrie Producer

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