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 5 - Glad Tidings We Bring

Christmas for Susan means the ideal opportunity to take control of Ben, that is until Janey arrives home and makes the big announcement: she is getting married!

Further details

A wedding to organise shrieks Susan with glee. No more Janey to support exclaims Ben with equal delight. But their joy is short lived when they meet her fiance!

Broadcast details

Friday 24th December 2004
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 24th December 2011 11:45am W
Friday 14th December 2012 11:00am W
Friday 14th December 2012 5:00pm W
Wednesday 19th December 2012 10:30am W
Wednesday 19th December 2012 4:30pm W
Thursday 27th December 2012 1:00pm BBC1
Friday 11th January 2013 2:10am W
Monday 4th February 2013 2:10am W
Saturday 9th February 2013 2:15am W
Saturday 30th November 2013 5:10pm BBC1
Sunday 7th December 2014 5:30pm Gold
Monday 8th December 2014 11:10am Gold
Friday 6th March 2015 6:30pm Gold
Saturday 5th December 2015 8:10pm Gold
Sunday 6th December 2015 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 16th November 2016 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 16th November 2016 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 26th November 2016 9:50am Gold
Monday 28th November 2016 10:00am Gold
Monday 28th November 2016 4:40pm Gold
Friday 2nd June 2017 6:00pm Gold
Monday 17th July 2017 8:50am W
Monday 17th July 2017 4:50pm W
Thursday 28th December 2017 3:00pm W
Tuesday 4th December 2018 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 4th December 2018 12:25pm Gold
Wednesday 12th December 2018 7:50am Gold
Wednesday 12th December 2018 12:50pm Gold
Sunday 23rd December 2018 7:00pm Drama
Sunday 19th December 2021 9:00pm W
Monday 20th December 2021 7:00pm W
Saturday 3rd December 2022 8:15pm W
Sunday 25th December 2022 1:15pm W
Sunday 25th December 2022 7:55pm W
Monday 26th December 2022 10:00am W
Saturday 15th July 2023 6:55pm W
Saturday 2nd December 2023 5:55pm W
Sunday 3rd December 2023 2:00am W
Sunday 3rd December 2023 1:35pm W
Tuesday 26th December 2023 7:55pm W
Wednesday 27th December 2023 2:00am W
Wednesday 27th December 2023 12:50pm W

Cast & crew

Robert Lindsay Ben Harper
Zoë Wanamaker Susan Harper
Gabriel Thomson Michael Harper
Daniela Denby-Ashe Janey Harper
Siobhan Hayes Abi Harper
Keiron Self Roger Bailey Jr.
Kris Marshall Nick Harper
Guest cast
Rosemary Leach Grace (Susan's Mother)
Alex Dawson Hubert
John Hodgkinson Vicar
Verity Dearsley Molly
Danny Webb Ches
Freddie Davies Ches Senior
Edna Doré Edie
Michael Mears Nige
Peter Heppelthwaite Nev
Cressida Whyte Marina
Laura Harling Lucy
Matthew Bose Lars
Stephen Evans Registrar's Assistant
Glyn Holme Kenzo
Haydn Holme Kenzo
Writing team
Andrea Solomons Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
John Bartlett Producer
Donald Taffner Jr. Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Ian Brown Executive Producer
James Hendrie Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Ian Fisher Production Designer
Tony Roche Production Designer
Graham Jarvis Composer

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