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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 2, Episode 1 - Back To Reality

Following a perhaps slightly forced sojourn in the Benidorm sun - and an entire Italian football team - Jane is back in London and back at work. Diana has a rude surprise for her in the form of an internal promotional video, whilst Rob and Michael are keen that she moves out of their flat.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 13th April 1980
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Maureen Lipman Jane Lucas
Simon Williams Laurence Lucas
Maria Charles Bea
Jeremy Bulloch Rob
Peter Denyer Michael
Jan Holden Diana
Diana Weston Val
Robert Austin Junior Truscombe
Bill Nighy Vincent Fish
Josephine Welcome Indira Patel
Guest cast
Susan Sheridan Jenny
Peter Davidson Big Dennis
Writing team
Stan Hey Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Len Richmond Story
Production team
John Reardon Director
John Reardon Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
Colin Monk Production Designer
Sheila McIntosh Casting Director
Linda Mattock Costume Designer
Bryan Love Lighting Designer
Graham Field Composer

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