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 4 - Germs Of Endearment

Ben's and Susan's trip to Spain starts out being an anniversary present from Janey and Michael, but then they discover that they all have to pay for it.


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

Broadcast details

Friday 15th July 2011
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 15th July 2011 9:30pm BBC1 Scot
Sunday 24th July 2011 3:20pm BBC1
Tuesday 5th June 2012 7:50am W
Friday 29th June 2012 11:00am W
Wednesday 18th July 2012 12:20pm W
Tuesday 9th October 2012 12:20pm W
Saturday 24th November 2012 12:20pm W
Saturday 1st March 2014 2:00pm W
Monday 27th April 2015 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 28th April 2015 11:20am Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2015 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 26th August 2015 10:20am Gold
Thursday 19th November 2015 12:05pm Gold
Thursday 19th November 2015 6:00pm Gold
Thursday 17th March 2016 11:20am Gold
Thursday 17th March 2016 6:00pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2017 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2017 6:00pm Gold
Saturday 11th February 2017 7:20pm W
Sunday 12th February 2017 5:20pm W
Thursday 10th August 2017 5:20pm W
Saturday 14th October 2017 6:40pm W
Sunday 15th October 2017 4:40pm W
Thursday 11th January 2018 11:20am Gold
Friday 21st December 2018 3:00pm W
Friday 8th February 2019 12:35pm Gold
Sunday 12th May 2019 5:40pm W
Saturday 14th May 2022 5:00pm W
Sunday 15th May 2022 3:00pm W
Saturday 17th September 2022 5:40pm W
Sunday 18th September 2022 3:40pm W
Saturday 28th January 2023 6:20pm W
Sunday 29th January 2023 4:20pm W
Saturday 10th June 2023 7:40pm W
Sunday 11th June 2023 5:40pm W
Saturday 8th July 2023 6:15pm W
Saturday 2nd December 2023 5:20pm W

Cast & crew

Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Guest cast
Jeff Rawle Thorndyke
Daniel Hill Anecdote Passenger
Clive Rowe Nervous Passenger
Cicely Giddings Sister Brenda
Elizabeth Bower Young Woman
Tom Price Young Man
Karina Fernandez Flight Attendant
Daniel Stevens Pepe
Vidal Sancho Isolation Controller
Writing team
Amy Shindler Writer (Additional Material)
David Cantor Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Dyson Writer
Robin Taylor 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

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