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, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold on Tuesday at 10:20pm.

Series 3, Episode 4

Nana's friend Elsie has died. Norma's distraught; enough to need to stay at the Royles' for a couple of nights, but apparently not too upset to plan what of Elsie's belongings she should take from her home.

Notes

This episode is sometimes known by the unofficial title Funeral.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 6th November 2000
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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
Writing team
Caroline Aherne Writer
Craig Cash Writer
Ricky Tomlinson Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Caroline Aherne Director
Kenton Allen Producer
Andy Harries Executive Producer
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