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

BBC One sitcom about a family. 120 episodes (11 series), 2000 - 2011. Stars Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 - A Farewell To Alarms

When Susan worries about the rising crime rate, she insists that the family get a new alarm system - much to Ben's annoyance.

Further details

Despite what Mitch the salesman says, Ben decides to opt for the cheapest system on offer... He regrets his choice when the alarm just won't stop ringing!!

Meanwhile, Nick decides to become a stripper and Ben's assistant Brigitte insists on moving the furniture in his surgery around.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th October 2000
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Kris Marshall Nick Harper
Daisy Donovan Brigitte McKay
Guest cast
Nick Stringer Mitch
Roger Sloman Police Officer
Karl Glenn Stimpson Layabout
Rebecca Ashford Girl
Writing team
Fred Barron Writer
Jim Armogida Writer
Steve Armogida Writer
Production team
Baz Taylor Director
John Bartlett Producer
Donald Taffner Jr. Executive Producer
Geoffrey Perkins Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Phil Moss Editor
Merle Downie Production Designer
Roger Andrews Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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