According To Bex. Image shows from L to R: Ryan (Oliver Chris), Chris (Raquel Cassidy), Bex (Jessica Hynes), Jan (Zita Sattar), Jack Atwell (Clive Russell), Charles Mathers (Greg Wise).

According To Bex

BBC One sitcom about a woman. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2005. Stars Jessica Hynes, Greg Wise, Raquel Cassidy, Oliver Chris and others.

Series 1, Episode 8 - Nothing But Flowers

Bex only wants one thing for her 30th birthday - a bouquet of flowers - but Ryan and Jack fail to pick up on her subtle hints, while Charles has too many problems of his own to notice. Luckily, Jan and Chris have an ulterior motive for setting Bex up on a blind date.

Further details

Bex turns 30 and all she wants is someone to give her flowers but nobody listens. Not Ryan, not Jack and definitely not Charles who is whimpering about some major surgery he has to have on his big toe.

Chris and Jan decide to organise a surprise birthday party and to get her out of her flat they set her up on a blind date with an old friend of Chris's called Robert.

He turns out to be good looking and considerate but recently divorced.

Old feelings are rekindled when she bumps into Ryan and his new girlfriend at the restaurant.

Meanwhile, Bex's surprise party is going full swing, especially for Charles who has brought his date.

Everyone's there - except Bex.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th February 2005
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jessica Hynes (as Jessica Stevenson) Bex
Greg Wise Charles Mathers
Raquel Cassidy Chris
Oliver Chris Ryan
Zita Sattar Jan
Clive Russell Jack Atwell
Guest cast
Michael Mears Martin
Joanna Brookes Elaine (Office Colleague)
Anjali Mya Chadha Meena (Office Colleague)
Lauretta Gavin Vicki (Office Colleague)
Neil Henry Gwyn (Office Colleague)
Leslie Randall Vox Pops
Lorna Fitzgerald Young Bex
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith Vox Pops
Andrew Greenough Jim (Jan's Husband)
Jonathan Wrather Robert
Andy Greenhalgh Eric
Lauren Holden Ryan's Date
Cressida Whyte Charles's Date
Andrew Alston PR Executive
Christine Ellerbeck Audience Member 1
Tony Westrope Audience Member 2
Jiggy Bhore Audience Member 3
Eddie Osei Audience Member 5
Stephen Powell Audience Member 6
Louise Dumayne Audience Member 7
Max Digby Blind Date 1
Damian Lynch Blind Date 2
Stephen Evans Blind Date 3
Nick Ball Vox Pops
Louise Winstone Audience Member 4
Writing team
Julia Barron Writer (Additional Material)
Katie Douglas Writer (Additional Material)
Danny Robins Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Tetsell Writer (Additional Material)
Fred Barron Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Fred Barron Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

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