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


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

Series 2, Episode 4 - Television Can Damage Your Health

Sick to the back teeth of Truscombe's behaviour, Jane jumps at the chance to move to television and bids farewell to the radio station. Her producer quickly comes up with some less than suitable ideas, however.

Broadcast details

Sunday 4th May 1980
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular 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
Jo Warne Elsie
Julia Watson Lindsay Henderson
Robert Longdon (as Robert Longden) Jeremy Delf
Shirley Dixon Maggie Scattergood
Gillian Royale Angela
Nora Connolly Brenda
Writing team
Stan Hey Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
John Reardon Director
John Reardon Producer

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