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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. 121 episodes (11 series), 2000 - 2011. Stars Robert Lindsay, Zoë Wanamaker, Daniela Denby-Ashe, Gabriel Thomson and others.

Series 7, Episode 7 is repeated on W tomorrow at 4pm

Series 11, Episode 2 - Labour Pains

My Family. Image shows from L to R: Kenzo Harper (Tayler Marshall), Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay). Copyright: DLT Entertainment Ltd. / Rude Boy Productions.
Ben is tempted to join management, and Susan and Janey find themselves competing for the same monkey when a TV opportunity arises.


This is the first episode on the DVD release of Series 11.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st July 2011
30 minutes
4.31 million viewers (20.90% audience share)


  1. Friday 1st July 2011 at 9:30pm on BBC1 Scot
  2. Sunday 3rd July 2011 at 5:30pm on BBC1
  3. Saturday 28th April 2012 at 6:30pm on BBC1
  4. Monday 4th June 2012 at 2:20am on W
  5. Monday 4th June 2012 at 6:30am on W
  6. Tuesday 5th June 2012 at 6:30am on W
  7. Thursday 28th June 2012 at 11:40am on W
  8. Wednesday 18th July 2012 at 11:00am on W
  9. Tuesday 9th October 2012 at 11:00am on W
  10. Saturday 24th November 2012 at 11:00am on W
  11. Wednesday 22nd April 2015 at 6:10pm on Gold
  12. Thursday 23rd April 2015 at 11:20am on Gold
  13. Tuesday 25th August 2015 at 5:00pm on Gold
  14. Wednesday 26th August 2015 at 9:00am on Gold
  15. Tuesday 17th November 2015 at 11:50am on Gold
  16. Tuesday 17th November 2015 at 6:00pm on Gold
  17. Tuesday 15th March 2016 at 11:20am on Gold
  18. Tuesday 15th March 2016 at 6:00pm on Gold
  19. Monday 9th January 2017 at 12:40pm on Gold
  20. Monday 9th January 2017 at 6:00pm on Gold
  21. Saturday 11th February 2017 at 6:00pm on W
  22. Sunday 12th February 2017 at 4:00pm on W

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Lindsay Ben Harper (Dentist)
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper (Nurse)
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Keiron Self Roger Bailey Jr. (Dentist)
Tayler Marshall Kenzo Harper
Guest cast
Michael Fenton Stevens Mr Griffith (Cavitex Boss)
Antony Bunsee Jonathan
Martina Laird Darci
Mark Goldthorp Barry
Ursula Burton Cavitex Executive
Writing team
Darin Henry Writer
Ed Dyson Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Shindler Writer (Additional Material)
Robin Taylor Writer (Additional Material)
David Cantor Writer (Additional Material)
George Jeffrie Writer (Additional Material)
Bert Tyler-Moore Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Bye Director
John Bartlett Producer
Donald Taffner Jr. Exec Producer
Micheál Jacob Exec Producer
Tom Anderson Exec Producer
Simon Lupton Exec Producer
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Sandie Shepherd Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer
Chris Wadsworth Editor


Roger, The Lothario?

Roger believes he is living the life of an international playboy. Which means abandoning Kenzo and a night of cartoons.

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Featuring: Daniela Denby-Ashe (Janey Harper), Gabriel Thomson (Michael Harper), Keiron Self (Roger Bailey Jr.), Tayler Marshall (Kenzo Harper).

Boys Bonding - Harper Style

Ben and Kenzo spend the night in, but can't agreee on what to watch.

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Featuring: Robert Lindsay (Ben Harper), Tayler Marshall (Kenzo Harper).

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