Unite. Image shows from L to R: Imogen (Claire Skinner), Gideon (Ivo Graham), Tony (Mark Steel), Ashley (Elliot Steel)


  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2020 - 2023
  • 11 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about class, compromise and step-sibling rivalry. Stars Mark Steel, Claire Skinner, Elliot Steel, Ivo Graham, Ayesha Antoine and more.

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When Tony (Mark Steel) a working-class, left wing South Londoner, falls in love and moves in with Imogen (Claire Skinner), an upper middle-class property developer, their respective millennial sons Ashley (Elliot Steel), a disenfranchised Croydon 'rude boy', and Gideon (Ivo Graham), Eton and Oxbridge-educated and crypto-currency literate, are forced to live under the same roof and behave like the brothers neither of them ever wanted.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th January 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 16th June 2021 6:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 24th June 2021 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Mark Steel Tony
Claire Skinner Imogen
Elliot Steel Ashley
Ivo Graham Gideon
Susannah Fielding Ensemble Actor
Annette Badland Ensemble Actor
Simon Greenall Ensemble Actor
Naz Osmanoglu Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Bo Alderton Ensemble Actor
George Stylianides Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Mark Steel Writer
Elliot Steel Writer
Ivo Graham Writer
Barry Castagnola Writer
Production team
Barry Castagnola Director
Barry Castagnola Producer
Mario Stylianides Executive Producer

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