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 2, Episode 1 - Catchment If You Can

Grandad Sandy Hopper's quiet life is shattered when his daughter and son-in-law make use of his address.

Further details

Sandy's quiet life is shattered by the need to make himself scarce while his daughter Ellie and his son-in-law Blake pretend, for reasons of social mobility and educational opportunity, that his address is their address. Hiding in the shed doesn't seem right for someone who dreams of being a hero. Not in the world's eye, perhaps - but certainly in his grandson Tyson's.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th July 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
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
Stephen Critchlow Mr Mountjoy
Writing team
Ian Davidson Writer
Peter Vincent Writer
Production team
Liz Anstee Producer

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