A Small Summer Party. Image shows from L to R: Keith Barret (Rob Brydon), Marion Barret (Tracy-Ann Oberman), Geoffrey Pike (Steve Coogan). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
A Small Summer Party

A Small Summer Party

  • TV sitcom / comedy drama
  • BBC Two
  • 2001
  • 1 episode

Keith Barret is blissfully happy living with his wife Marion and his two sons. He is completely unaware that his whole world is about to fall apart. Stars Rob Brydon, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Steve Coogan, Tim Wylton, Mary Healey and more.

Key details

Genres
Sitcom, Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2001
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Stars
Rob Brydon, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Steve Coogan, Tim Wylton, Mary Healey, Shirley King, Mark Benton, Richard Dixon and more
Writers
Rob Brydon and Hugo Blick
Directors
Hugo Blick and Simon Petter
Producers
Hugo Blick, Steve Coogan, Henry Normal and Rebecca Christensen
Companies

A Small Summer Party's action takes place over one Summer day as Keith Barret prepares to host a barbecue at his home to celebrate his wife's success at work. On the surface, Keith appears in control of things as he prepares the food, buys alcohol and greets guests as they arrive. Deep down however, he is aware that his marriage is unravelling and he is powerless to stop it.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 3rd September 2001 at 9pm on BBC Two
Episode length
50 minutes

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