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

Agony

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

Series 3, Episode 5 - Holy Wars

Jane's week goes from bad to worse. Diana forces another horrendous press interview upon her; her mother springs news of a Jewish ritual circumcision for baby Michael upon Laurence; his parents demand a Christening; and then the baby is snatched.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 15th February 1981
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Maureen Lipman Jane Lucas
Simon Williams Laurence Lucas
Maria Charles Bea
Jeremy Bulloch Rob
Jan Holden Diana
Diana Weston Val
Robert Austin Junior Truscombe
Guest cast
Stephanie Fayerman Tina Trux
Anthony Barnett Photographer
Veronique Choolun Schoolgirl
Phyllida Law Mrs. Lucas
Geoffrey Chater Mr. Lucas
Peter Whitman Rabbi
Writing team
Stan Hey Writer
Andrew Nickolds Writer
Production team
John Reardon Director
John Reardon Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
Rae George Production Designer
Lesley Weeks Casting Director
Janey Evers Costume Designer
Bryan Love Lighting Designer
Graham Field Composer
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