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


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 5 - Coffee

A new patient at the surgery takes a shine to Barbara, and expects a little more than friendship. Ted's troubles extend to the loss of his favourite grey coat; and Martin's put his job on the line...

Broadcast details

Sunday 25th July 1999
23 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
    Guest cast
    Rob Brydon Bob Sinclair
    Tony Aitken Todd
    Lewis Hancock Gavin
    Alan Hulse Steve
    Michael Tucek Toby
    David Weston Mr. Rodgers
    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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