Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Danny Riley (Taylor Fawcett), Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin), Ted Jackson (Patrick Nolan), Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon), Katy Riley (Lucinda Dryzek). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.

Life Of Riley

BBC One sitcom. 20 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Caroline Quentin, Neil Dudgeon, Lucinda Dryzek, Taylor Fawcett, Patrick Nolan, Heather Craney, Richard Lumsden and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Ex Factor

Life Of Riley. Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.
Maddy's husband, Jim, decides that her ex-husband, Robbie, is his new best friend. While Jim and Robbie bond by putting up shelves, Maddy's stepson, Danny, decides to come out of the closet.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd January 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Caroline Quentin Maddy Riley
Neil Dudgeon Jim Riley
Lucinda Dryzek Katy Riley
Taylor Fawcett Danny Riley
Patrick Nolan Ted Jackson
Heather Craney Alison Weaver
Richard Lumsden Roger Weaver
Jordan Clarke Adam Weaver
John Bell Anthony Weaver
Mark Powley Robbie Jackson
Guest cast
Jessica Gunning Annie (Babysitter)
Stacey Barbour Lizzie
Katie McGinnes Leila
Writing team
Georgia Pritchett Writer
Will Ing Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Powell Writer (Additional Material)
Connal Orton Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Catherine Bailey Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
Rosemary McGowan Executive Producer

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