British Comedy Guide

Ever Decreasing Circles. Image shows from L to R: Ann Bryce (Penelope Wilton), Martin Bryce (Richard Briers). Copyright: BBC.

Ever Decreasing Circles

BBC One sitcom about neighbours. 27 episodes (4 series), 1984 - 1989. Stars Richard Briers, Peter Egan, Penelope Wilton, Stanley Lebor and others.

Series 3, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 8:40am

Series 3, Episode 1

A pile of manure has been dumped on Martin's drive by accident. When a skip arrives for the removal of the waste product, he ends up with more unwanted rubbish...

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 31st August 1986
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Friday 1st June 2012 at 2:20pm on Gold
  2. Monday 20th August 2012 at 7:40am on Gold
  3. Monday 20th August 2012 at 3:00pm on Gold
  4. Wednesday 7th November 2012 at 10:20am on Gold
  5. Wednesday 7th November 2012 at 4:20pm on Gold
  6. Friday 1st March 2013 at 7:00am on Gold
  7. Friday 1st March 2013 at 2:25pm on Gold
  8. Wednesday 20th March 2013 at 11:40am on Gold
  9. Wednesday 20th March 2013 at 5:40pm on Gold
  10. Monday 19th August 2013 at 9:25am on Gold
  11. Monday 19th August 2013 at 2:40pm on Gold
  12. Friday 25th October 2013 at 1:40pm on Gold
  13. Wednesday 26th February 2014 at 6:05am on Gold
  14. Wednesday 26th February 2014 at 11:45am on Gold
  15. Friday 25th July 2014 at 7:40am on Gold
  16. Friday 25th July 2014 at 4:20pm on Gold
  17. Friday 19th September 2014 at 1:40pm on Drama
  18. Friday 19th September 2014 at 7:20pm on Drama
  19. Monday 8th June 2015 at 10:40am on Gold
  20. Monday 18th January 2016 at 7:00am on Gold
  21. Wednesday 16th March 2016 at 7:00am on Gold
  22. Friday 19th May 2017 at 7:25am on Gold
  23. Friday 19th May 2017 at 2:00pm on Gold
  24. Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 8:20am on Gold
  25. Wednesday 26th July 2017 at 11:40am on Gold
  26. Wednesday 15th November 2017 at 9:00am on Gold
  27. Wednesday 15th November 2017 at 1:40pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Richard Briers Martin Bryce
Peter Egan Paul Ryman
Penelope Wilton Ann Bryce
Stanley Lebor Howard Hughes
Geraldine Newman Hilda Hughes
Guest cast
Ray Winstone Harold
Eddie Caswell Tractor driver
Malcolm Rogers Arthur
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
Harold Snoad Producer
Tom Yardley-Jones Production Designer

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