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

Video clips

DVD Commentary Recording

A clip of the commentary being recorded for the Joking Apart Series 2 DVD. Featured from left to right are Fiona Gillies, Robert Bathurst, Steven Moffat, Tracie Bennett, Paul Raffield and Andre Ptaszynski.

Tracy and Robert try and get Trevor out the way

Tracy and Robert are desperate to talk to Becky in private but first need to get her away from her new lover, Trevor whom they are meeting for the first time.

Mark meets Becky again

How cool would you be if you suddenly bumped into your wife who had just left you for another man?

Bedroom Flop

A flashback sequence in which Mark (Robert Bathurst) is in bed with Becky (Fiona Gillies) but has had a failure in the trouser department....And worse is to follow!

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