2point4 Children. Image shows from L to R: Bill (Belinda Lang), David (John Pickard), Ben (Gary Olsen), Jenny (Clare Buckfield). Copyright: BBC.

2point4 Children

BBC One sitcom about a family. 56 episodes (8 series), 1991 - 1999. Stars Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Clare Woodgate and others.

Series 7, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold today at 12:40pm.

Series 7, Episode 3 - Malcolm X

Bill's surprised to be contacted by Malcolm, the man she was almost engaged to before meeting Ben, and now a successful businessman in the US. After a terrible week at home, she agrees to join him for a weekend in Scotland.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 12th March 1998
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Monday 26th October 2020 at 12:40pm on Gold
  2. Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 12:00pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Belinda Lang Bill
Gary Olsen Ben
Julia Hills Rona
Clare Buckfield Jenny
John Pickard David
Guest cast
Danny Webb Malcolm
Margot Steinberg Harriet (Malcolm's wife)
William Petrie Waiter
Writing team
Paul Smith Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Andrew Marshall Executive Producer
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