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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 5 - Problem Parents

Rob's parents are visiting, but he's not come out to them yet and Michael's refusing to leave the flat. Over at Laurence's, Indira's patience is wearing ever thinner.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 11th May 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
Diana Weston Val
Robert Austin Junior Truscombe
Bill Nighy Vincent Fish
Josephine Welcome Indira Patel
Guest cast
Terry Mitchell Singing Telegram
Joan Scott Mrs. Illingworth
Ivor Roberts Mr. Illingworth
Writing team
Stan Hey Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
John Reardon Director
John Reardon Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
Colin Monk Production Designer
Sheila McIntosh Casting Director
Linda Mattock Costume Designer
Graham Field Composer
John Fyfe Lighting Designer

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