Alfie

Nick Moran reads a seven-part adaptation of Bill Naughton's seminal comedy drama Alfie

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Episodes

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01Gilda2003080820060929
20040329 (BBC7)
20040330 (BBC7)
20041115 (BBC7)
20041116 (BBC7)
20050421 (BBC7)
20050422 (BBC7)
20060330 (BBC7)
20060331 (BBC7)

Alfie divides his time between married woman Siddie and his standby girlfriend Gilda.

02A New Arrival - A Son2003081520061006
20040330 (BBC7)
20040331 (BBC7)
20041116 (BBC7)
20041117 (BBC7)
20050422 (BBC7)
20050423 (BBC7)
20060331 (BBC7)
20060401 (BBC7)

Gilda gives birth to Alfie's child but this doesn't stop Alfie's womanising ways.

Based on the film by Bill Naughton.

Follow the adventures of a shady lawyer and his shadier assistant in this recreation of the original Marx Brothers radio show.

Alfie is not happy when Gilda changes her mind about getting their child adopted...

Gilda gives birth to Alfie's child but this doesn't stop his womanising ways.

03Lily2003082220061013
20040331 (BBC7)
20040401 (BBC7)
20041117 (BBC7)
20041118 (BBC7)
20050425 (BBC7)
20050426 (BBC7)
20060403 (BBC7)
20060404 (BBC7)

Alfie rethinks his values after getting ill and spending time in hospital.

04Annie2003082920061020
20040401 (BBC7)
20040402 (BBC7)
20041118 (BBC7)
20041119 (BBC7)
20050426 (BBC7)
20050427 (BBC7)
20060404 (BBC7)
20060405 (BBC7)

On a driving job, Alfie picks up another new girlfriend, Annie, who is coming to London from up north.

Alfie is out of the sanitorium and determined to earn some money.

05A Surprise Visit2003090520061027
20040402 (BBC7)
20040403 (BBC7)
20041119 (BBC7)
20041120 (BBC7)
20050427 (BBC7)
20050428 (BBC7)
20060405 (BBC7)
20060406 (BBC7)

Annie has moved in with Alfie, but he reads her diary.

They argue and she packs her bag and leaves.

Read by Nick Moran.

As Annie lavishes attention on him, Alfie's friends warn him that he is becoming too poncey.

06Ruby2003091220061103
20040405 (BBC7)
20040406 (BBC7)
20041122 (BBC7)
20041123 (BBC7)
20050428 (BBC7)
20050429 (BBC7)
20060406 (BBC7)
20060407 (BBC7)

Alfie arranges for Lilly's abortion, but his thoughts are on Ruby.

Alfie arranges Lily's abortion, but his thoughts are elsewhere as he buys a bunch of yellow roses for Ruby!

Alfie arranges for Lily's abortion, but his thoughts are elsewhere as he buys a bunch of yellow roses for Ruby.

While Lily has an abortion, Alfie finds that his prospective girlfriends cannot distract him.

But Ruby is obliging...

Read by Nick Moran.

07 LASTThe Boot Is On The Other Foot2003091920061110
20040406 (BBC7)
20040407 (BBC7)
20041123 (BBC7)
20041124 (BBC7)
20050429 (BBC7)
20050430 (BBC7)
20060407 (BBC7)
20060408 (BBC7)

A chance meeting with an old flame in a Westminster pub leads Alfie to another liaison and the realisation that nothing lasts.

Alfie decides that it is time to settle down with Ruby.