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 4, Episode 7 - Blind Justice

Susan witnesses something so shocking (Michael in bed with a girl called Fiona), she becomes hysterically blind. She tries to hide it from Ben, but to no avail. Ben meanwhile is doing jury duty.


The BBC Editorial Policy Unit has banned this episode from being repeated. It is believed this is because unit consider the episode offensive to blind people. The episode is still available on the Series 4 DVD and has been screened on BBC America.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd May 2003
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Siobhan Hayes Abi Harper
Kris Marshall Nick Harper
Guest cast
Rachel Harvey Fiona
Sylvestra Le Touzel Joanna
Paul Butterworth Brian
Margaret John Woman Juror
Javone Prince Martin Douglas
David McKail Usher
Writing team
Andrea Solomons Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
John Bartlett Producer
Donald Taffner Jr. Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Fred Barron Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Merle Downie Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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