Barbara. Image shows from L to R: Barbara Liversidge (Gwen Taylor), Ted Liversidge (Sam Kelly).

Barbara

ITV sitcom about a no-nonsense housewife. 29 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 1995 - 2003. Stars Gwen Taylor, Sam Kelly, Madge Hindle, Mark Benton and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Rivals

Ted's car is highjacked by Mr Spock, leaving him - as a taxi driver - somewhat disadvantaged. At the surgery, Barbara and Doreen are aching for the attentions of new arrival Doctor Brown, and at the TV station new weather girl Karen has her eyes very much set on Martin...

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 4th July 1999
Time
8pm
Channel
ITV
Length
24 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Gwen Taylor Barbara Liversidge
Sam Kelly Ted Liversidge
Madge Hindle Doreen
Mark Benton Martin Pond
Elizabeth Carling Linda Pond
Sherrie Hewson Jean
Benedict Sandiford Neil Liversidge
John Arthur Phil
Guest cast
Michael Bell Brian
Bryan Burdon Cliff
Emma Ferguson Sandra
Zoe Lucker Karen
Steve Mills Policeman
Christopher Villiers Dr. Brown
James Warrior Gas Man
Writing team
Mark Bussell Writer
Rob Clark Writer
Ramsay Gilderdale Writer
Graham Mark Walker Writer
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Mark Bussell Producer
Justin Sbresni Producer
Richard Boden Executive Producer
Phil Moss Editor
Tony Ferris Production Designer
Pete Baikie Composer
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