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

The Good Life

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1975 - 1978
  • 30 episodes (4 series)

After Tom Good becomes disillusioned with his life, he packs in his job and he and his wife attempt to live a completely self-sufficient life in suburbia. Stars Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6 - Home Sweet Home

A great opportunity arises for the Goods which promises to boost their earnings considerably.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 16th January 1976
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 8th July 2011 10:10am Gold
Friday 8th July 2011 1:55pm Gold
Saturday 6th August 2011 8:00am Gold
Saturday 6th August 2011 2:00pm Gold
Monday 26th September 2011 9:20am Gold
Monday 26th September 2011 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 29th November 2011 7:00am Gold
Tuesday 29th November 2011 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 5th April 2012 11:00am Gold
Thursday 5th April 2012 5:00pm Gold
Saturday 14th April 2012 6:40am Gold
Saturday 14th April 2012 9:55am Gold
Tuesday 26th June 2012 1:50pm Gold
Tuesday 26th June 2012 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 18th September 2012 9:40am Gold
Tuesday 18th September 2012 3:40pm Gold
Saturday 5th January 2013 7:40am Gold
Thursday 17th January 2013 9:40am Gold
Thursday 17th January 2013 3:40pm Gold
Sunday 3rd March 2013 11:00am Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2013 12:20pm Gold
Wednesday 13th March 2013 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 11th June 2013 3:10pm Gold
Wednesday 12th June 2013 9:50am Gold
Saturday 26th October 2013 2:15am Gold
Saturday 26th October 2013 4:10pm Gold
Sunday 27th October 2013 8:30am Gold
Saturday 30th November 2013 5:40pm Drama
Sunday 1st December 2013 5:15pm Drama
Tuesday 8th August 2017 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 8th August 2017 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 14th November 2017 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 14th November 2017 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 18th January 2018 7:20pm Gold
Friday 19th January 2018 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th July 2018 2:50pm Gold
Tuesday 10th July 2018 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd January 2019 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 2:40pm Gold
Friday 8th March 2019 1:35pm Gold
Friday 8th March 2019 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 23rd January 2020 12:05am Gold
Friday 6th March 2020 8:40am Gold
Friday 6th March 2020 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 7th March 2020 8:35am Gold
Wednesday 28th October 2020 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 29th October 2020 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 29th October 2020 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 29th October 2020 6:40pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 11:40am Gold
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 3:00pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 6:25pm Gold
Monday 22nd March 2021 11:40am Gold
Monday 22nd March 2021 3:40pm Gold
Monday 22nd March 2021 6:20pm Gold
Friday 16th April 2021 11:40am Gold
Friday 16th April 2021 3:40pm Gold
Friday 16th April 2021 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd June 2021 8:00pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd June 2021 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 14th September 2021 8:00pm BBC4
Wednesday 24th November 2021 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 25th November 2021 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 11th May 2022 7:50am Gold
Wednesday 11th May 2022 3:50pm Gold
Wednesday 25th May 2022 7:55am Gold
Wednesday 25th May 2022 1:45pm Gold
Wednesday 25th May 2022 7:00pm Gold
Monday 20th June 2022 12:40pm Gold
Monday 20th June 2022 8:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st June 2022 12:55am Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Richard Briers Tom Good
Felicity Kendal Barbara Good
Penelope Keith Margo Leadbetter
Paul Eddington Jerry Leadbetter
Guest cast
Edwin Brown Mr. May
Charmian May Mrs. Weaver
Writing team
John Esmonde Writer
Bob Larbey Writer
Production team
John Howard Davies Director
John Howard Davies Producer
Bill Harris Editor
Paul Munting Production Designer
Rita Reekie Costume Designer
Janet Tharby Costume Designer
Jenny Shircore Make-up Designer
Ron Koplick Lighting Designer
Burt Rhodes Composer
Brian Jones Production Assistant

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