Meet The Richardsons. Image shows from L to R: Jon (Jon Richardson), Lucy (Lucy Beaumont)
Meet The Richardsons

Meet The Richardsons

  • TV sitcom
  • Dave
  • 2020 - 2023
  • 35 episodes (4 series)

Sitcom in which real life couple Jon Richardson and Lucy Beaumont offer a fictional view of their marriage. Also features Michele Austin, Gill Adams, Damion Priestley, Emma Priestley, Elsie Richardson and more.

  • Due to return in April 2024
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,072

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Series 1, Episode 4

Meet The Richardsons. Image shows from L to R: Jon (Jon Richardson), Lucy (Lucy Beaumont), Jonathan Ross
The Richardsons finally get to attend the showbiz event of the year: the Jonathan Ross Halloween party. Lucy's excited, especially when she meets Jason Donovan at the party, but she's not as excited as Jon who has an audition to be a voice in a Pixar film - his lifelong dream.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th March 2020
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 20th March 2020 10:55pm Dave
Monday 23rd March 2020 10:40pm Dave
Wednesday 20th May 2020 10:00pm Dave
Friday 11th September 2020 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 18th November 2020 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 18th March 2021 11:00pm Dave
Monday 17th January 2022 12:00am Dave
Friday 10th February 2023 1:20am Dave
Friday 19th May 2023 10:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Jon Richardson Jon
Lucy Beaumont Lucy
Michele Austin Dani Julian
Gill Adams Self
Damion Priestley Self
Emma Priestley Self
Elsie Richardson Self
Guest cast
Natalie Grady Pixar Producer
Jay Rincon Pixar Producer
Rob Beckett Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Jason Donovan Self
Writing team
Lucy Beaumont Writer
Tim Reid Writer
Production team
Lee Hupfield Director
Eddie Stafford Director
Lee Hupfield Producer
Eddie Stafford Producer
Iain Coyle Executive Producer
Mark Davies Associate Producer
Pip Haddow Line Producer
Jason Boxall Editor
Phil Lepherd Editor
Tom Wright Director of Photography
Alex Rook Graphics
Matt Bell 1st Assistant Director


Comedian Jon Richardson and his wife Lucy are doing their darndest to squeeze entertainment out of domestic life with their three-year-old daughter in the Yorkshire market town of Hebden Bridge.

Their mock reality-show Meet The Richardsons (Dave) started last month, pretending to be a fly-on-the-lounge-wall show where Jon and Lucy sat on their sofa and bickered about their marriage.

If they'd stuck with that concept, it might have worked better: the couple are obviously close but one can't say a word without rubbing the other up the wrong way.

Lucy spent several minutes criticising her husband for the way he says 'hello'.

And millions of wives will sympathise with her frustration that Jon can go into rhapsodies about a flash of football skill in a Sky Sports game, but fails to notice when she's spent an hour doing her face and make-up before a night out: 'You just say: "Come on then, let's go."'

But the show falls apart when it descends to scripted hijinks. Jon got stuck on the stairs moving a sofa and had to phone for help ... even though the camera crew was in the house. Are they professionally bound never to intervene, like wildlife photographers?

Jason Donovan made a cameo appearance as a guest at a celebrity Halloween party, sending himself up rotten when Lucy mistook him for Bros.

He was great in Dial M For Middlesbrough last year, too. Top chap.

Christopher Stevens, Daily Mail, 20th March 2020

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