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 4, Episode 1 - Right Old Charlie

Comedy drama starring Richard Briers, Stanley Baxter and Barry Cryer. The joke book of once-famous stand-up Charlie Fisher goes missing.

Further details

Ageing, once-famous stand-up comic Charlie Fisher regales the residents with a few too many very old gags. But when his joke book and a large sum of money go missing, resident sleuths Sandy and William rise to the challenge and have a few tough questions to ask of the residents, the new odd job man, and Charlie himself.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd June 2010
BBC Radio 4
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Stanley Baxter Sandy Boyle
Richard Briers William Parnes
Jillie Meers Mary Winter
Guest cast
Barry Cryer Charlie Fisher
Teresa Gallagher Karen
Edna Doré Hatty Doran
David Shaw-Parker Edgar
Joe Caffrey Geordie
Writing team
Michael Chaplin Writer
Production team
Marilyn Imrie Director
Marilyn Imrie Producer