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 2, Episode 3 - Mum

After "escaping" from her retirement home, Ted puts his mum, Queenie, up for a few days. Meanwhile, Martin lets Mike Burns - his station's lead anchor - stay in his spare room after he discovers his wife is having an affair.

Notes

Check title sequence style against S1

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 8th December 2000
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
23 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Gwen Taylor Barbara Liversidge
Sam Kelly Ted Liversidge
Mark Benton Martin Pond
Elizabeth Carling Linda Pond
Benedict Sandiford Neil Liversidge
Guest cast
Toby Longworth Mike Burns
Redvers Clark Swat Team Leader
Kate J. Reynolds Carol
Adrian Styles Robber
Dalton Walters Pizza Delivery Boy
Jean Alexander Queenie
Writing team
Mark Bussell Writer
Rob Clark Writer
Ramsay Gilderdale Writer
Graham Mark Walker Writer
Justin Sbresni Writer
Production team
Nic Phillips Director
Mark Bussell Producer
Justin Sbresni Producer
Nick Symons Executive Producer
Barry Osment Editor
Tony Ferris Production Designer
Pete Baikie Composer
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