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 4, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 8am.

Series 3, Episode 4

After saving a drowning child, Martin has become a hero. He succeeds in boring everybody to death with his tale of heroism.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 21st September 1986
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 22nd August 2012 at 7:00am on Gold
  2. Wednesday 22nd August 2012 at 2:20pm on Gold
  3. Monday 12th November 2012 at 10:20am on Gold
  4. Monday 12th November 2012 at 4:20pm on Gold
  5. Wednesday 6th March 2013 at 8:20am on Gold
  6. Monday 25th March 2013 at 11:35am on Gold
  7. Monday 25th March 2013 at 5:30pm on Gold
  8. Sunday 9th June 2013 at 1:25pm on Gold
  9. Thursday 22nd August 2013 at 9:30am on Gold
  10. Thursday 22nd August 2013 at 2:40pm on Gold
  11. Thursday 31st October 2013 at 12:30pm on Gold
  12. Friday 1st November 2013 at 8:20am on Gold
  13. Monday 3rd March 2014 at 6:20am on Gold
  14. Monday 3rd March 2014 at 11:35am on Gold
  15. Wednesday 16th April 2014 at 10:20am on Gold
  16. Thursday 17th April 2014 at 6:25am on Gold
  17. Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 1:40pm on Drama
  18. Wednesday 24th September 2014 at 7:20pm on Drama
  19. Thursday 11th June 2015 at 10:40am on Gold
  20. Saturday 23rd January 2016 at 8:55am on Gold
  21. Monday 25th January 2016 at 7:00am on Gold
  22. Monday 21st March 2016 at 7:00am on Gold
  23. Monday 21st March 2016 at 10:40am on Gold
  24. Wednesday 24th May 2017 at 7:25am on Gold
  25. Wednesday 24th May 2017 at 2:00pm on Gold
  26. Thursday 1st June 2017 at 8:00am on Gold
  27. Thursday 1st June 2017 at 1:20pm on Gold
  28. Monday 31st July 2017 at 8:20am on Gold
  29. Monday 31st July 2017 at 11:40am on Gold
  30. Monday 20th November 2017 at 9:00am on Gold
  31. Monday 20th November 2017 at 1:40pm on Gold
  32. Wednesday 14th February 2018 at 8:00am on Gold
  33. Wednesday 14th February 2018 at 12:40pm 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
David Simeon Reporter
Paul Ridley P.C.
Susan Field Lady in Park
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
Harold Snoad Director
Harold Snoad Producer
John Wilkinson Editor
Andy Quested Editor
Tom Yardley-Jones Production Designer
Derek Evans Production Designer

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