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


  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Conjugal Wrongs

Diana is only too delighted to help when a bedroom mishap leads Jan to decide she could do with a bit of a makeover. The encounter leads to she and Laurence visiting a sex therapist.

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th March 1979
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Maureen Lipman Jane Lucas
Simon Williams Laurence Lucas
Maria Charles Bea
Peter Blake Andy Evol
Jeremy Bulloch Rob
Jan Holden Diana
Diana Weston Val
Guest cast
Jonathan Hyde Rudy
Jeremy Nicholas Charles
Sandra Clark Helen
Clifton Jones Dr. John Strong
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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