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Agony. Image shows from L to R: Laurence Lucas (Simon Williams), Jane Lucas (Maureen Lipman). Copyright: London Weekend Television
Agony

Agony

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1979 - 1981
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Jane Lucas is a radio and magazine agony aunt whose problems seem to eclipse those of her 'patients'. Stars Maureen Lipman, Simon Williams, Maria Charles, Peter Blake, Jeremy Bulloch and more.

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Series 1, Episode 2 - An Unmarried Couple

Jane is struggling to cope with Laurence's departure, picturing him to have a litany of girlfriends. A visit from her domineering predecessor at the magazine doesn't help, and then her mother visits for dinner.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 18th March 1979
Time
9:15pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Maureen Lipman Jane Lucas
Simon Williams Laurence Lucas
Maria Charles Bea
Peter Blake Andy Evol
Jeremy Bulloch Rob
Peter Denyer Michael
Diana Weston Val
Guest cast
David Ashford Simon Masters
Mona Bruce Bessie Basham
Sheila Keith Emily Bakewell
Debby Cumming Clare
Peter John Mr. Walker
Stephanie Cole Mrs. Mansfield
Writing team
Len Richmond Writer
Anna Raeburn Writer
Production team
John Reardon Director
John Reardon Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
Colin Monk Production Designer
Sheila McIntosh Casting Director
Sue Formston Costume Designer
Bryan Love Lighting Designer
Graham Field Composer

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