When The Dog Dies. Sandy Hopper (Ronnie Corbett). Copyright: CPL Productions.

When The Dog Dies

BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra sitcom. 24 episodes (4 series), 2010 - 2014. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Liza Tarbuck, Sally Grace, Tilly Vosburgh, Jonathan Aris, Daniel Bridle, Philip Bird and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Rival Grandad

Can Sandy get even with Tyson's other grandad, Rex, when he takes Tyson and his sister to an adventure park?

Further details

We meet Sandy's grandson Tyson's other Grandad - Rex - who is a popular swashbuckling figure of a man, Tyson's hero and thus the bane of Sandy's life.

Sandy's chance to get even comes when he takes Tyson and his sister Zoe to a new Adventure Park featuring dinosaurs, sharks and a great many light-fingered monkeys. Can Sandy's lodger, Dolores, save Sandy from an utter fiasco?

Broadcast details

Friday 14th May 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ronnie Corbett Sandy Hopper
Liza Tarbuck Dolores
Sally Grace Mrs Pompom
Tilly Vosburgh Ellie
Jonathan Aris Blake
Daniel Bridle Tyson
Guest cast
Amelia Clarkson Zoe
Writing team
Ian Davidson Writer
Peter Vincent Writer
Production team
Liz Anstee Producer

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