Blessed. Gary Chandler (Ardal O'Hanlon)


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2005
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Sitcom centred around a young couple, record producer Gary and his wife Sue, and their two small children whom they are struggling to bring up. Stars Ardal O'Hanlon, Mel Giedroyc, Robert Webb, Michael McKell, Rowland Rivron and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 4 - Just Looking (Stereophonics)

Sue is insulted when a stranger gives her a long stare in the park and demands that Gary confront the man. In protecting Sue's honour, Gary comes to confront his sexuality and discovers that his heroes are not all he thought they were. Ronnie finally tells Vicky how he feels about her, but his chat-up lines don't have the desired effect and Gary sees future success in a manufactured girl group.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th November 2005
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Ardal O'Hanlon Gary Chandler
Mel Giedroyc Sue Chandler
Robert Webb Bill Hathaway
Michael McKell Ronnie
Rowland Rivron Styx
Hannah Jane Fox Vicky
Sally Bretton Mary Hathaway
Ray Panthaki Lance
Siobhan Doran Jodie
Huw Higginson Builder
Guest cast
Kelly Beckett Toppa
Lynn Ferguson Actor
David Bedella Actor
Laurence Howarth Actor
Stephanie Blacker Actor
Faith Kent Actor
Stacey Cadman Actor
Catherine Shepherd Actor
Hannah Spearritt Actor
Jeff Edwards Actor
Leigh Zimmerman Actor
Writing team
Ben Elton Writer
Production team
Ben Elton Director
Lucy Ansbro Series Producer
Henry Klejdys Producer
Phil McIntyre Executive Producer
Charlie Phillips Editor
Gillian Miles Production Designer
Jane Davies Casting Director
John Connor Casting Director
Fiona Chilcott Costume Designer
Francis De Groote Director of Photography
Gabrielle Hamilton Make-up Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Adam Byfield 1st Assistant Director

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