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 5 - The Little White Lie

Life Of Riley. Image shows from L to R: Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin), Jim Riley (Neil Dudgeon). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited.
Maddy's son, Ted, doesn't want to go for a sleepover at his friend's house. In order to help him get out of it, however, Maddy finds herself embroiled in a series of increasingly ridiculous lies.

Broadcast details

Thursday 5th February 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
John Bell Anthony Weaver
Guest cast
Charlotte Ritchie Emily Owen (Katy's Friend)
Ted Holden PC Davidson
Nicholas Elliott Delivery Man 1
Ricardo Walker Boy 1
James Bellamy Boy 2
Joel Davis Boy 3
Jamie Hay Boy 4
Ross Finlay Boy 5
Mark Gillen Electrician
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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