My Family. Image shows from L to R: Michael Harper (Gabriel Thomson), Susan Harper (Zoë Wanamaker), Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay), Janey Harper (Daniela Denby-Ashe)
My Family

My Family

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2000 - 2011
  • 120 episodes (11 series)

A long-running, high rating BBC One sitcom about an average middle class family. Stars Robert Lindsay and Zoe Wanamaker. Stars Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Siobhan Hayes and more.

My Family. Image shows from L to R: Janey Harper (Daniela Denby-Ashe), Susan Harper (Zoë Wanamaker), Michael Harper (Gabriel Thomson), Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay), Abi Harper (Siobhan Hayes), Roger Bailey Jr. (Keiron Self). Copyright: DLT Entertainment Ltd. / Rude Boy Productions

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2000 - 2011
Channels
BBC One
Episodes
120 (11 series), plus 1 Comic Relief special
Creator
Fred Barron
Stars
Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Gabriel Thomson, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Siobhan Hayes, Keiron Self, Kris Marshall, Rhodri Meilir and more
Writers
Fred Barron, Ian Brown, James Hendrie, Andrea Solomons, Brian Leveson, Paul Minett, Ed Dyson, Amy Shindler and more
Directors
Dewi Humphreys, Baz Taylor, Nic Phillips and Ed Bye
Producers
John Bartlett, Donald Taffner Jr., Micheál Jacob, Geoffrey Perkins, Sophie Clarke-Jervoise, Tom Anderson, Fred Barron, Ian Brown and more
Companies

Ben Harper is a dentist with a cynical outlook on life. He is married to Susan, a control freak who can't cook. They have three children: dosy Nick, shallow Janey and clever Michael.

During the ten series of this sitcom other characters have come and gone. They include Ben and Susan's niece Abi; Ben's dental assistant Brigitte; over-enthusiastic Roger Bailey, a dentist who managed innocently infuriate Ben whenever they met; and Nick's scruffy Welsh friend Alfie Butts.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 19th September 2000 at 8:30pm on BBC One
Last new broadcast
Friday 2nd September 2011 at 8:30pm on BBC One
Next repeats
  1. Series 3, Christmas Special: Wednesday 15th December at 7:30pm on BBC1
  2. Series 3, Christmas Special: Friday 17th December at 8pm on W
  3. Series 4, Christmas Special: Friday 17th December at 8:40pm on W
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • Pinewood Studios
  • Teddington Studios

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