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


  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1995 - 2003
  • 29 episodes (3 series)

No-nonsense Yorkshire housewife Barbara Liversage imposes herself as the agony aunt and problem-solver for her extended family. Stars Gwen Taylor, Sam Kelly, Madge Hindle, Mark Benton, Elizabeth Carling and more.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 4 - Crime

A mini-crimewave has hit the Liversidge household; stolen milk, newspapers, and even complaints from the burglars. Meanwhile, with Linda away Martin is left to attempt to feed himself, Jean is tempted to cheat on Phil - and the opening of a nightclub proves too much temptation for Neil.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th May 2002
23 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 23rd November 2012 4:20pm ITV3
Friday 2nd August 2013 4:50pm ITV3
Sunday 8th September 2013 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 11th December 2013 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 8th August 2014 5:15pm ITV3
Thursday 18th September 2014 4:15pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Gwen Taylor Barbara Liversidge
Sam Kelly Ted Liversidge
Mark Benton Martin Pond
Sherrie Hewson Jean
Benedict Sandiford Neil Liversidge
John Arthur Phil
Guest cast
Peter Blake Geoff
Timothy Bateson Mr. Dugdale
Linette Beaumont Heidi
Jennifer Hennessy Melanie
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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