British Comedy Guide

The Good Life. Image shows from L to R: Tom Good (Richard Briers), 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 1, Episode 7 is repeated on Gold on Thursday at 7:20pm

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Laugh track
Live audience


Filmed at BBC Television Centre and on location in Kewferry Road, Northwood.

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 1 Episode 7: Thursday at 7:20pm on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 7: Friday at 6:15pm on Gold
  3. Series 2 Episode 1: Thursday 6th July at 7:20pm on Gold
  4. Series 2 Episode 2: Thursday 6th July at 8pm on Gold
  5. Series 2 Episode 1: Friday 7th July at 6:50pm on Gold
  6. Series 2 Episode 2: Friday 7th July at 7:30pm on Gold

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