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 4 - Portrait Of The Artist As An Old Man

Sandy's daughter Ellie is an artist but he's never liked her work. The trouble is that she never sells anything - until Sandy buys a canvas anonymously.

Further details

Sandy instantly regrets his actions, and must go to any length to ensure that Ellie doesn't find out, even if it means admitting to a strange predilection involving nuns.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st 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
Philip Bird Lance
Guest cast
Jon Glover Estate Agent
Writing team
Ian Davidson Writer
Peter Vincent Writer
Production team
Liz Anstee Producer

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