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 4 - Christening

It's Christening day for Matin and Linda's baby, but he's stuck - literally - at a supermarket. Back in the Liversidge household, his recently-divorced parents are giving Ted and Barbara more than a little cause for stress...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th December 2000
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
24 minutes

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    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
    Amy Moss Baby George
    Lucy Moss Baby George
    Ian Angus Wilkie Vicar
    Mark Gatiss Archie
    Rod Arthur Peter Pond
    Jane Bautista Soo Pond
    Gareth Milne Council Worker
    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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