Carrie & Barry. Image shows from L to R: Carrie (Claire Rushbrook), Barry (Neil Morrissey). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd
Carrie & Barry

Carrie & Barry

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2004 - 2005
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Barry, a divorced London cabbie, lives with his second wife, beautician Carrie. He has a teenage daughter, Sinead, but she doesn't like Carrie at all. Stars Neil Morrissey, Claire Rushbrook, Mark Williams, Sarah Quintrell, Michelle Gomez and Mathew Horne

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 3 - The Mummy

Having discovered that she is adopted, Carrie agonises over whether to track down her biological mother. Barry, sympathetic at first, finally cracks, bored to tears. Feeling guilty, he decides to give Carrie a special present: a film, shot by himself. It's not long before he realises a book token would have been a lot easier.

Broadcast details

Saturday 5th November 2005
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Neil Morrissey Barry
Claire Rushbrook Carrie
Mark Williams Kirk
Sarah Quintrell Sinead
Guest cast
Madeleine Howard Crabby Woman
Angela Curran Jolly Woman
Linda Broughton Mother
Stephen Aintree Man in Cab
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Sue Vertue Producer
Beryl Vertue Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Nick Mortimer Line Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Andrew Howe-Davies Production Designer
Jane Davies Casting Director
John Connor Casting Director
Andy Hollis Director of Photography
Caroline Pitcher Costume Designer
Helen Barrett Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Simon Brint Composer
Bernard Heyes Graphics
Julie Sykes 1st Assistant Director

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