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.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Stuck In The Middle With You

When Ann goes off to do charity work in Africa, ex-husband Jimmy gets full time custody of the kids... and his mother-in-law.

Further details

When nurse Ann Venables goes to Africa to help out with a disaster relief effort, she leaves her teenage children in the care of her ex Jimmy and her mother Diana.

The kids try to exploit the fact that the easy going handyman and his posh ex-mother-in-law cross swords at every turn ultimately leading to the adults' realisation that to survive Ann's absence, the kids need them both.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 12th January 2007
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nicholas Lyndhurst Jimmy Venables
Celia Imrie Diana Neal
Ryan Sampson Alex Venables
Dani Harmer Molly Venables
Amanda Abbington Siobhan Casey
Lee Oakes Kev
Vincent Ebrahim Bobby
Guest cast
Samantha Spiro Ann
Jocelyn Jee Esien Lucy
Marcia Mantack Traffic Warden
Gareth Tunley Traffic Warden
Cressida Whyte Smoker
Writing team
Katie Douglas Writer
Andrea Solomons Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Ian Brown Writer
James Hendrie Writer
Fred Barron Writer
Danny Robins Writer
Production team
Tony Dow Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Fred Barron Executive Producer
Mark Wybourn Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Jamie Cullum Composer