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.

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Series 10 - Mary Christmas

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). Copyright: DLT Entertainment Ltd. / Rude Boy Productions
One young girl seems set to have a particularly un-merry Christmas, while Ben looks upon the new year as a chance to renew an old battle with his next-door neighbour.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Friday 24th December 2010
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 10th December 2011 5:35pm BBC1
Thursday 13th December 2012 11:40am W
Thursday 13th December 2012 5:40pm W
Saturday 15th December 2012 11:40am W
Saturday 15th December 2012 5:40pm W
Sunday 23rd December 2012 11:40am W
Sunday 23rd December 2012 5:55pm W
Monday 23rd December 2013 5:40pm W
Sunday 5th January 2014 6:40am W
Sunday 5th January 2014 4:20pm W
Wednesday 9th August 2017 4:40pm W
Saturday 30th September 2017 7:20pm W
Sunday 1st October 2017 5:20pm W
Wednesday 27th December 2017 11:00pm W
Saturday 30th December 2017 3:00pm W
Tuesday 25th December 2018 3:20pm W
Wednesday 26th December 2018 1:20pm W
Sunday 19th May 2019 6:35pm W

Cast & crew

Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Keiron Self Roger Bailey Jr.
Tayler Marshall Kenzo Harper
Guest cast
Nickolas Grace Mr. Casey
Nathan Brine Scott Marsh (Michael's Boyfriend)
Ben Uttley Craig Willoughby
Paul Bown Frank
Louisa Milwood Haigh (as Louise Milwood-Haigh) Elaine
Hannah Waddingham Katie
Dolly Knott Mary
Benjamin Greaves-Neal Little Boy
Phoebe Marshall Little Girl
JD Kelleher Man at Party
Rolf Harris Self
Ainsley Harriott Self
Writing team
Brian Leveson Writer
Paul Minett Writer
Ed Dyson Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Shindler Writer (Additional Material)
David Cantor Writer (Additional Material)
George Jeffrie Writer (Additional Material)
Darin Henry Writer
Robin Taylor Writer (Additional Material)
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Bye Director
John Bartlett Producer
Donald Taffner Jr. Executive Producer
Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
Tom Anderson Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Sandie Shepherd Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer


I'm Done With Christmas

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from the Harpers - except that Susan is not feeling any of her normal seasonal cheer.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Robert Lindsay (Ben Harper) & Zoë Wanamaker (Susan Harper).

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