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 11, Episode 6 - Relationship Happens

My Family. Image shows from L to R: Michael Harper (Gabriel Thomson), Matt (Javone Prince). Copyright: DLT Entertainment Ltd. / Rude Boy Productions.
Ben and Susan go off to a couples' retreat for a weekend - at which they prove to be less than ideal guests - leaving Janey and Michael vying for the affections of Michael's new boyfriend. But the triangle proves to be more Bermuda than eternal.


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

Broadcast details

Friday 29th July 2011
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Guest cast
Javone Prince Matt
Martin Ball Robin
Chris Pavlo Man at Retreat
Writing team
Amy Shindler Writer (Additional Material)
David Cantor Writer (Additional Material)
George Jeffrie Writer (Additional Material)
Ed Dyson 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


Hair Loss

Ben's paranoia is exposed when he thinks Susan's discovered his male pattern baldness brochure. He may be wrong about what Susan is reading, but joking aside, Ben isn't too keen when he finds out what Susan is planning.

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


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