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 8 - Mate

When his marriage breaks down, Ted's metal-detecting friend Vernon comes to stay. Unfortunately for Barbara, he makes himself more than a little bit too at home. Meanwhile, Martin and Linda are struggling to look after a dog.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 30th March 2001
Time
10pm
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
Amy Moss Baby George
Lucy Moss Baby George
Tom Goodman-Hill Coggins
David Whittington Mr. Gorman
Roy Barraclough Vernon
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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