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

Two Pipe Problems

  • Radio comedy drama
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2007 - 2013
  • 13 episodes (7 series)

Radio 4 comedy drama focusing on two resident sleuths living in a retirement home. Stars Stanley Baxter, Richard Briers, Geoffrey Palmer, Jillie Meers and Tracy Wiles

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 2 - Have You Come Far?

Sandy appears in the honours list but a trip to Buckingham Palace to collect his award provides another mystery for the veteran sleuths to solve.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 28th April 2009
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd February 2011 2:15pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Stanley Baxter Sandy Boyle
Richard Briers William Parnes
Tracy Wiles Karen
Guest cast
David Shaw-Parker Postman
Julian Rhind-Tutt Charles, Equerry to HRH
Geoffrey Whitehead Doctor Mortimer
Stephen Critchlow Marvin
Linda Broughton Elsie
Writing team
Michael Chaplin Writer
Production team
Marilyn Imrie Director
Marilyn Imrie Producer

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