Dear John..... John Lacey (Ralph Bates). Copyright: BBC
Dear John....

Dear John....

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1986 - 1987
  • 14 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom following the trials of John Lacey, who joins a singles' club when his wife suddenly leaves him for his best friend. Stars Ralph Bates, Peter Blake, Belinda Lang, Peter Denyer, Rachel Bell and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

John receives a letter from his ex-wife informing him that she will be shortly be demanding more money. At the 1-2-1 Club, Kirk is planning on taking everyone to his favourite nightclub.


This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title In The Club.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th February 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 22nd September 2011 7:05am Gold
Monday 26th September 2011 7:00am Gold

Cast & crew

Ralph Bates John Lacey
Peter Blake Kirk
Belinda Lang Kate
Peter Denyer Ralph
Rachel Bell Louise
Jean Challis Mrs Arnott
Guest cast
Irene Prador (as Irène Prador) Mrs Lemenski
Andy Readman Steve
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Ray Butt Producer
Steve Eveleigh Editor
Bernard Lloyd-Jones Production Designer
John Sullivan Composer

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