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.

Press Clippings

Barbara bagged the viewers for ITV

Which was the last ITV sitcom to regularly put one over on BBC1, we asked. Reader Graham Walker answered: Gwen Taylor comedy Barbara, which ran for 28 episodes between 1999 and 2003 (after piloting in 1995), 17 of which won their slots.

Monkey, The Guardian, 6th March 2012