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The Royle Family. Image shows from L to R: Denise Royle / Best (Caroline Aherne), Dave Best (Craig Cash), Jim Royle (Ricky Tomlinson), Antony Royle (Ralf Little).

The Royle Family

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom about a family. 25 episodes (3 series), 1998 - 2012. Stars Ricky Tomlinson, Sue Johnston, Caroline Aherne, Ralf Little and others.

Series 2, Episode 6

It's Antony's 18th, and Barbara's prepared a buffet on the back table, ready for a small get-together. It's also the Royles' first chance to meet new girlfriend Emma and make a good impression.

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title Antony's Birthday.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 28th October 1999
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ricky Tomlinson Jim Royle
    Sue Johnston Barbara Royle
    Caroline Aherne Denise Royle / Best
    Ralf Little Antony Royle
    Craig Cash Dave Best
    Jessica Hynes (as Jessica Stevenson) Cheryl Carroll
    Liz Smith Norma Speakman
    Andrew Whyment Darren Sinclair-Jones
    Guest cast
    Geoffrey Hughes Twiggy
    Doreen Keogh Mary Carroll
    Peter Martin Joe Carroll
    Sheridan Smith Emma Kavanagh
    Writing team
    Caroline Aherne Writer
    Craig Cash Writer
    Carmel Morgan Writer
    Ricky Tomlinson Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Steve Bendelack Director
    Kenton Allen Producer
    Andy Harries Executive Producer
    Tony Cranstoun Editor
    James Dillon Production Designer

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