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Agony. Jane Lucas (Maureen Lipman). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Agony

ITV sitcom about an agony aunt. 20 episodes (3 series), 1979 - 1981. Stars Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Peter Blake and others.

Agony. Image shows from L to R: Jane Lucas (Maureen Lipman), Val (Diana Weston). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

Agony

Jane Lucas is a radio and magazine agony aunt whose problems seem to eclipse those of her 'patients'

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1979 - 1981
Channel
ITV
Episodes
20   (3 series)
Creators
Len Richmond and Anna Raeburn
Starring
Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Peter Blake, Jeremy Bulloch and Peter Denyer
Writers
Len Richmond and Anna Raeburn
Director
John Reardon
Producer
John Reardon

Jane Lucas provides advice to the readers of Person Magazine, and callers in to a local radio station. Although she spends most of her time dishing out good advice she can't seem to deal with her own problems.

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