Joking Apart. Image shows from L to R: Mark Taylor (Robert Bathurst), Becky Johnson (Fiona Gillies). Copyright: BBC
Joking Apart

Joking Apart

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1991 - 1995
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Stand-up comedian Mark is left by his wife. He must attempt to win Becky back, get revenge on her new man Trevor, and deal with her well-meaning but simple friends, Tracy and Robert. Stars Robert Bathurst, Fiona Gillies, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield and Paul Mark Elliott

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Series 1, Episode 1

Mark Taylor's wife has left him. She said he didn't pay her enough attention. At least, he thinks it was her.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th January 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Robert Bathurst Mark Taylor
Fiona Gillies Becky Johnson
Tracie Bennett Tracy Glazebrook
Paul Raffield Robert Glazebrook
Guest cast
Rhoda Lewis Lady At Funeral
James Greene Vicar
Frank Lee Taxi Driver
Writing team
Steven Moffat Writer
Production team
Bob Spiers Director
John Kilby Director
Andre Ptaszyński Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
John Anderson Production Designer
Kenny Craddock Composer
Colin Gibson Composer

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