Is It Legal?. Image shows from L to R: Alison (Kate Isitt), Bob Birch (Patrick Barlow), Stella Phelps (Imelda Staunton), Darren (Matthew Ashforde), Colin Lotus (Richard Lumsden). Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

Is It Legal?

ITV and Channel 4 sitcom in a small town solicitors' office. 21 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Imelda Staunton, Patrick Barlow, Richard Lumsden, Kate Isitt and others.

Series 3, Episode 4 - Glad To Be Colin

Bob and Stella's relationship is up and down; Sarah's surprise arrival at the office certainly doesn't help matters. Colin, meanwhile, is struggling with his sexuality, and Alison is threatening to quit.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 18th November 1998
Time
9:30pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Imelda Staunton Stella Phelps
Patrick Barlow Bob Birch
Richard Lumsden Colin Lotus
Kate Isitt Alison
Matthew Ashforde Darren
Nicole Arumugam Sarah
Writing team
Simon Nye Writer
Elaine Cameron Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Beryl Vertue Producer
Michael Treen Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
David Buckingham Production Designer
Mark Russell Composer