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

Life Of Riley

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2009 - 2011
  • 20 episodes (3 series)

Family sitcom starring Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon. It follows second time newly-weds Maddy and Jim, and their dysfunctional family. Stars Caroline Quentin, Neil Dudgeon, Lucinda Dryzek, Taylor Fawcett, Patrick Nolan and more.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 7 - The Bug

Life Of Riley. Maddy Riley (Caroline Quentin). Copyright: Catherine Bailey Productions Limited
When Rosie starts playgroup Maddy thinks she will finally have some time to herself. Instead, Rosie turns out to be a germ magnet and Maddy ends up nursing the entire family. To make matters worse, the Rileys find themselves cut off from civilisation when their internet connection breaks down.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 25th May 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th June 2011 2:55pm BBC1

Cast & crew

Caroline Quentin Maddy Riley
Neil Dudgeon Jim Riley
Lucinda Dryzek Katy Riley
Taylor Fawcett Danny Riley
Patrick Nolan Ted Jackson
Guest cast
Clare Willie (as Clare Wille) Jocelyn
Andi Osho Sumi
Ruth Keeling Nursery Teacher
Writing team
Kay Stonham Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Dan Gaster Writer
Paul Powell Writer
Will Ing Writer
Georgia Pritchett Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Boden Director
Richard Boden Producer
Jon Rolph Executive Producer
Catherine Bailey Executive Producer
Kristian Smith Executive Producer
Richard Halladay Editor
Laura Wilson Editor
Joanne Sutherland Production Designer
Willie Dowling Composer

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