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 1, Episode 5 is repeated on BBC4 today at 8:30pm.

See Also

Brush Strokes

Jacko, a painter, is an habitual womaniser and cheeky chappy from South London, with somewhat of a loving, sensitive streak lurking not far beneath.


The Other One

Sitcom about the unlikely friendship between two boring bachelors, Ralph Tanner and Brian Bryant.


The Loves Of Larch Hill

Sitcom about an eccentric family who live in a quiet, conservative community - much to the annoyance of their neighbours.


Marriage Lines

The pitfalls of marriage as witnessed by George and Kate Starling. From early difficulties to baby difficulties.


Life Beyond The Box

Mockumentaries about the lives of two of British sitcom's greats, Margo Leadbetter (The Good Life) and Norman Stanley Fletcher (Porridge).