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 11, Episode 1 - Janey's Choice

My Family. Image shows from L to R: Janey Harper (Daniela Denby-Ashe), Craig Willoughby (Ben Uttley), Susan Harper (Zoë Wanamaker), Mark (Alaistair Southey)
Kenzo's father is back on the scene. This is fine by Ben, but Susan has other ideas. And does anyone care what Janey thinks?

Preview clips


This episode had originally been scheduled as the 9th episode of Series 10, but owing to scheduling problems was postponed to become part of Series 11.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th June 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 17th June 2011 9:30pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 19th June 2011 5:30pm BBC1
Saturday 17th November 2012 12:20pm W
Thursday 13th December 2012 11:00am W
Thursday 13th December 2012 5:00pm W
Monday 20th April 2015 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st April 2015 12:00pm Gold
Monday 24th August 2015 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2015 10:20am Gold
Monday 16th November 2015 12:00pm Gold
Monday 16th November 2015 6:00pm Gold
Monday 14th March 2016 11:20am Gold
Monday 14th March 2016 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 29th December 2016 3:00pm W
Monday 9th January 2017 12:00pm Gold
Monday 9th January 2017 5:20pm Gold
Friday 16th June 2017 12:40pm Gold
Friday 16th June 2017 5:00pm Gold
Wednesday 9th August 2017 4:00pm W
Saturday 23rd September 2017 7:20pm W
Saturday 30th September 2017 6:40pm W
Sunday 1st October 2017 4:40pm W
Monday 8th January 2018 11:20am Gold
Monday 8th January 2018 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 20th December 2018 3:00pm W
Tuesday 5th February 2019 12:20pm Gold
Wednesday 6th February 2019 11:15am Gold
Saturday 11th May 2019 7:40pm W
Saturday 7th May 2022 6:00pm W
Sunday 8th May 2022 5:00pm W
Saturday 10th September 2022 7:40pm W
Sunday 11th September 2022 5:40pm W
Saturday 21st January 2023 8:20pm W
Sunday 22nd January 2023 6:20pm W
Saturday 10th June 2023 5:40pm W
Sunday 11th June 2023 3:40pm W
Saturday 8th July 2023 4:15pm W
Sunday 9th July 2023 3:00pm W
Saturday 25th November 2023 5:20pm W
Saturday 27th April 2024 5:40pm W
Sunday 28th April 2024 3:40pm W
Saturday 25th May 2024 7:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Keiron Self Roger Bailey Jr.
Tayler Marshall Kenzo Harper
Guest cast
Ben Uttley Craig Willoughby
Alaistair Southey (as Alastair Southey) Mark
Julien Ball Maitre D'
Writing team
Ed Dyson Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Shindler Writer (Additional Material)
David Cantor Writer (Additional Material)
George Jeffrie Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Kreisberg 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
Darin Henry Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Sandie Shepherd Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer


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Ben's concentration on the crossword has unwanted consequences as Susan doesn't only vacuum around him.

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