After You've Gone. Image shows from L to R: Diana Neal (Celia Imrie), Molly Venables (Dani Harmer), Alex Venables (Ryan Sampson), Jimmy Venables (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Siobhan Casey (Amanda Abbington).

After You've Gone

BBC One sitcom about a family. 25 episodes (3 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Ryan Sampson, Dani Harmer and others.

After You've Gone. Image shows from L to R: Diana Neal (Celia Imrie), Molly Venables (Dani Harmer), Alex Venables (Ryan Sampson), Jimmy Venables (Nicholas Lyndhurst).

After You've Gone

When his ex-wife Ann joins an African disaster relief effort, Jimmy is left to care for their teenage children - with the help of his ex-mother-in-law

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2007 - 2008
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
25   (3 series)
Creator
Fred Barron
Starring
Nicholas Lyndhurst, Celia Imrie, Ryan Sampson, Dani Harmer, Amanda Abbington, Lee Oakes and Vincent Ebrahim
Writers
Katie Douglas, Andrea Solomons, Dan Tetsell, Jon Brown, Paul Kerensa, Jim Armogida, Steve Armogida, Ian Brown and others
Directors
Tony Dow and Ed Bye
Producers
Rosemary McGowan, Kenton Allen, Ian Brown, James Hendrie and Fred Barron

Weekend dad Jimmy offers to move back into the marital home to look after his two teenagers when his ex-wife volunteers to tend victims of a natural disaster in Africa.

Unfortunately, Jimmy's patrician mother-in-law, Diana, views him as a walking, talking natural disaster so she virtually moves in to "help", which generally means undermining Jimmy whenever possible!

With a smart-talking daughter, Molly, who thinks she's already a woman, and a son, Alex, who occasionally dresses a bit too much like one, just how much of a challenge can adapting to fatherhood on a daily basis be?

Production Details

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Soundtrack
Theme tune performed by Jamie Cullum.
Laugh track
Live audience

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 12th January 2007 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 21st December 2008 on BBC One at 6:05pm
Last repeat
Tuesday 6th December 2011 at 3:25pm on Gold

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