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

2point4 Children

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1991 - 1999
  • 56 episodes (8 series)

The Porters seem to be a perfectly average bunch - mum, dad, son and daughter. This family, however, are anything but ordinary. Stars Belinda Lang, Gary Olsen, Julia Hills, Clare Woodgate, Clare Buckfield and more.

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Series 8 - The Millennium Experience

As the turn of the Millennium approaches, Ben begins to panic about shortages and loss of electricity, gas and water supplies. Bill dismisses his concerns and insists that the night itself will be one to remember for the whole family.

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th December 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 19th August 2012 9:15am Gold
Monday 20th August 2012 6:30am Gold
Tuesday 12th November 2013 8:20pm Drama
Wednesday 13th November 2013 7:10am Gold
Thursday 14th November 2013 6:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th February 2014 9:50am Gold
Tuesday 16th December 2014 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 12th March 2019 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 12th March 2019 3:20pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 2:40pm Gold
Monday 7th October 2019 4:30pm Gold
Monday 17th February 2020 8:30am Gold
Friday 6th November 2020 12:00pm Gold
Sunday 17th October 2021 3:20am Gold
Tuesday 14th June 2022 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 14th June 2022 11:30am Gold
Thursday 3rd November 2022 8:05am Gold
Thursday 3rd November 2022 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 30th November 2023 8:40am Gold
Friday 5th April 2024 9:00am Gold
Friday 5th April 2024 1:00pm Gold
Friday 5th April 2024 3:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Belinda Lang Bill
Gary Olsen Ben
Julia Hills Rona
Clare Buckfield Jenny
John Pickard David
Kim Benson Christine
Guest cast
Sandra Dickinson Tina (Ben's sister)
Tom Roberts Tony (Rona's boyfriend)
Alex Kew Declan
Nicholas Hutchinson Army Officer
Tony O'Rourke Television Announcer (Voice)
Writing team
Andrew Marshall Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Andrew Marshall Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Tony Ferris Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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