The Good Life. Image shows from L to R: Margo Leadbetter (Penelope Keith), Tom Good (Richard Briers), Jerry Leadbetter (Paul Eddington), Barbara Good (Felicity Kendal). Copyright: BBC.

The Good Life

BBC One sitcom about a couple practicing self-sufficiency. 30 episodes (4 series), 1975 - 1978. Stars Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington.

Series 2, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 9:20pm.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 4th April 1975 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 10th June 1978 on BBC One at 7:40pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 1: Monday at 9:20pm on Gold
  2. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday at 8:40pm on Gold
  3. Series 2 Episode 3: Tuesday at 9:20pm on Gold
  4. Series 2 Episode 3: Wednesday 3rd October at 8:40pm on Gold
  5. Series 2 Episode 4: Wednesday 3rd October at 9:20pm on Gold
  6. Series 2 Episode 4: Thursday 4th October at 8:40pm on Gold
  7. Series 2 Episode 5: Thursday 4th October at 9:20pm on Gold
  8. Series 2 Episode 5: Friday 5th October at 8pm on Gold

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