Baggage

Comedy by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

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0101Midsummer Mayhem2005040620060607

Its EDINBURGH.

Its Midsummer.

Caroline is having a very bad time for the very first time, not helped by Fiona taking up residence in her bath, and made much worse by Ruth just being Ruth.

  • by - Hilary Lyon
  • caitlin....holly wagner
  • caroline....Hilary Lyon
  • directed by - Marilyn Imrie
  • fiona....Phyllis Logan
  • listair....Peter Capaldi
  • mike....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • reverend nicholas....Moray Hunter
  • roddy....Robin Cameron
  • ruth....Adie Allen
  • simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • taxi man....Moray Hunter

  • 0101Midsummer Mayhem2005040620060607

    Its EDINBURGH.

    Its Midsummer.

    Caroline is having a very bad time for the very first time, not helped by Fiona taking up residence in her bath, and made much worse by Ruth just being Ruth.

  • by - Hilary Lyon
  • caitlin....holly wagner
  • caroline....Hilary Lyon
  • directed by - Marilyn Imrie
  • fiona....Phyllis Logan
  • listair....Peter Capaldi
  • mike....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • reverend nicholas....Moray Hunter
  • roddy....Robin Cameron
  • ruth....Adie Allen
  • simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • taxi man....Moray Hunter

  • 0102Festival Flatmates2005041320060614

    It's EDINBURGH.

    It's the Festival.

    Our Celtic trio do an all-nighter, but what with dumped husbands, floundering new romances and half-drowned teenage boys - an early night might have been a better plan.

    0102Festival Flatmates2005041320060614

    It's EDINBURGH.

    It's the Festival.

    Our Celtic trio do an all-nighter, but what with dumped husbands, floundering new romances and half-drowned teenage boys - an early night might have been a better plan.

    0103Halloween Havoc2005042020060621

    It's EDINBURGH.

    It's the castle.

    It's a HALLOWEEN Ball.

    Caroline turns into CINDERELLA, her ex-husband turns into a toad, and Ruth and Fiona turn up to pick up the pieces.

    At the castle's Halloween Ball, Caroline turns into Cinderella, and her ex-husband turns into a toad.

    Ruth and Fiona turn up to pick up the pieces.Caroline....Hilary LyonFiona....Phyllis LoganRuth....Adie AllenAlistair....Peter CapaldiTaxi man....Moray HunterDirector Marilyn Imrie

    0103Halloween Havoc2005042020060621

    It's EDINBURGH.

    It's the castle.

    It's a HALLOWEEN Ball.

    Caroline turns into CINDERELLA, her ex-husband turns into a toad, and Ruth and Fiona turn up to pick up the pieces.

    At the castle's Halloween Ball, Caroline turns into Cinderella, and her ex-husband turns into a toad.

    Ruth and Fiona turn up to pick up the pieces.Caroline....Hilary LyonFiona....Phyllis LoganRuth....Adie AllenAlistair....Peter CapaldiTaxi man....Moray HunterDirector Marilyn Imrie

    0104Fireworks And Funerals2005042720060628

    Caroline is torn between going to her boyfriend's mother's funeral or attending to Fiona's fugitive mum.

    0104Fireworks And Funerals2005042720060628

    Caroline is torn between going to her boyfriend's mother's funeral or attending to Fiona's fugitive mum.

    0105Christmas Crises2005050420060705

    Comedy by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    5/6. Christmas Crises

    It's Edinburgh. It's Christmas. It's a relaxed partner-free zone. Throw in a goose, a ghost and a garrulous whippet and you're all set. Unless of course, Fiona is in charge.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Mike....Stuart McQuarrie

    Catilin....Holly Wagner

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Reverend Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Fats....Gordon Kennedy

    Director Marilyn Imrie.

    CHRISTMAS is a relaxed partner-free period.

    Unfortunately, bossy Fiona is in charge.

    5/6.

    Christmas Crises

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's Christmas.

    It's a relaxed partner-free zone.

    Throw in a goose, a ghost and a garrulous whippet and you're all set.

    Unless of course, Fiona is in charge.

    0105Christmas Crises2005050420060705

    Comedy by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    5/6. Christmas Crises

    It's Edinburgh. It's Christmas. It's a relaxed partner-free zone. Throw in a goose, a ghost and a garrulous whippet and you're all set. Unless of course, Fiona is in charge.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Mike....Stuart McQuarrie

    Catilin....Holly Wagner

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Reverend Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Fats....Gordon Kennedy

    Director Marilyn Imrie.

    CHRISTMAS is a relaxed partner-free period.

    Unfortunately, bossy Fiona is in charge.

    5/6.

    Christmas Crises

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's Christmas.

    It's a relaxed partner-free zone.

    Throw in a goose, a ghost and a garrulous whippet and you're all set.

    Unless of course, Fiona is in charge.

    0106 LASTNew Year, New Life2005051120060712

    It's HOGMANAY.

    It's time for resolution.

    Caroline is determinedly moving on, Fiona may be moving back and Ruth is definitely staying exactly where she is.

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's time for resolutions.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie

    Director Marilyn Imrie

    0106 LASTNew Year, New Life2005051120060712

    It's HOGMANAY.

    It's time for resolution.

    Caroline is determinedly moving on, Fiona may be moving back and Ruth is definitely staying exactly where she is.

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's time for resolutions.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie

    Director Marilyn Imrie

    0201Lovesick And Sickening2006072820070402

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's February and it's freezing outside.

    Inside, the temperature is rising.

    Caroline and Simeon are loved-up; Fiona and Ruth are fed-up; three's company but four is definitely a crowd.

    0201Lovesick And Sickening2006072820070402

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's February and it's freezing outside.

    Inside, the temperature is rising.

    Caroline and Simeon are loved-up; Fiona and Ruth are fed-up; three's company but four is definitely a crowd.

    0202Procreation And Procrastination2006080420070409

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's almost spring and there are armies of babies everywhere.

    Caroline grapples with incipient broodiness, her sister's colicky newborn and a major revelation from Simeon.

    0202Procreation And Procrastination2006080420070409

    It's Edinburgh.

    It's almost spring and there are armies of babies everywhere.

    Caroline grapples with incipient broodiness, her sister's colicky newborn and a major revelation from Simeon.

    0203And So To Bath2006081120070416

    It's Edinburgh, it's springtime and life is supposedly moving on.

    But with relocation in the air and a school reunion to be negotiated with Fiona and Ruth, Caroline is in a flap.

    0203And So To Bath2006081120070416

    It's Edinburgh, it's springtime and life is supposedly moving on.

    But with relocation in the air and a school reunion to be negotiated with Fiona and Ruth, Caroline is in a flap.

    0204The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Lover2006081820070423

    Caroline's ex-husband finds himself a new husband, Fiona's mother finds herself lost and Ruth gets lost trying to find herself.

    Living in summer is not easy.

    Fiona's mother finds herself lost and Ruth gets lost trying to find herself.

    Attempts to make sense of it all result in alcohol-fuelled bedlam.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie

    Roddy....Robin Cameron

    Rev Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Gladys....June Watson

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0204The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Lover2006081820070423

    Caroline's ex-husband finds himself a new husband, Fiona's mother finds herself lost and Ruth gets lost trying to find herself.

    Living in summer is not easy.

    Fiona's mother finds herself lost and Ruth gets lost trying to find herself.

    Attempts to make sense of it all result in alcohol-fuelled bedlam.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Fiona....Phyllis Logan

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Simeon....Stuart Mcquarrie

    Roddy....Robin Cameron

    Rev Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Gladys....June Watson

    Alistair....Peter Capaldi

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0205Highland Fling2006082520070430

    Caroline's birthday in the wilds of the Highlands finds a newly sober Ruth reinventing herself, Fiona having a Highland fling and Caroline finding that her fling is well and truly flung.

    0205Highland Fling2006082520070430

    Caroline's birthday in the wilds of the Highlands finds a newly sober Ruth reinventing herself, Fiona having a Highland fling and Caroline finding that her fling is well and truly flung.

    0206 LASTPerpetual Emotion2006090120070507

    At the Edinburgh Festival, the trio deal with a pair of pleading ex-lovers, a disconcertingly charming stranger and a life-and-death bedside vigil.

    Who needs drama on the Fringe?

    0206 LASTPerpetual Emotion2006090120070507

    At the Edinburgh Festival, the trio deal with a pair of pleading ex-lovers, a disconcertingly charming stranger and a life-and-death bedside vigil.

    Who needs drama on the Fringe?

    0301The Homecoming2007120520080714

    Ruth may be in love, Fiona may be in labour and Caroline may wish she hadn't bothered coming home at all.

  • alistair....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • caroline....hilary lyon
  • directed by - Marilyn Imrie
  • directed by Marilyn Imrie
  • fiona....phyllis logan
  • gladys....june watson
  • miriam....nicola grier
  • nicholas....Moray Hunter
  • peter....john docherty
  • preston....Roger May
  • roddy....robin cameron
  • ruth....adie allen

  • 0301The Homecoming2007120520080714

    Ruth may be in love, Fiona may be in labour and Caroline may wish she hadn't bothered coming home at all.

  • alistair....Stuart Mcquarrie
  • caroline....hilary lyon
  • directed by - Marilyn Imrie
  • directed by Marilyn Imrie
  • fiona....phyllis logan
  • gladys....june watson
  • miriam....nicola grier
  • nicholas....Moray Hunter
  • peter....john docherty
  • preston....Roger May
  • roddy....robin cameron
  • ruth....adie allen

  • 0302Family Matters2007121220080721

    Families and flats are being reconstructed all round.

    Caroline has a thoroughly modern dinner with her ex-husband and his new husband.

    She has to tackle an astonishing request.

    0302Family Matters2007121220080721

    Families and flats are being reconstructed all round.

    Caroline has a thoroughly modern dinner with her ex-husband and his new husband.

    She has to tackle an astonishing request.

    0303The Regeneration Game2007121920080728

    Caroline's adoption journey stalls when both her social worker Miriam and Fiona's baby April insist on arriving early.

    0303The Regeneration Game2007121920080728

    Caroline's adoption journey stalls when both her social worker Miriam and Fiona's baby April insist on arriving early.

    0304Not Quite Part Of The Plan2007122620080804

    In summertime, the living is far from easy.

    Caroline and Ruth struggle with Fiona's post-natal aggression, unaware that the worst is yet to come.

    0304Not Quite Part Of The Plan2007122620080804

    In summertime, the living is far from easy.

    Caroline and Ruth struggle with Fiona's post-natal aggression, unaware that the worst is yet to come.

    0305Human Doings2008010220080811

    Ruth jumps off the wagon when her boyfriend's past catches up with him.

    Caroline falls at the final adoption hurdle.

    Fiona tries to get everyone to just stand still.

    0305Human Doings2008010220080811

    Ruth jumps off the wagon when her boyfriend's past catches up with him.

    Caroline falls at the final adoption hurdle.

    Fiona tries to get everyone to just stand still.

    0306 LASTKeep Right On To The End Of The Road2008010920080818

    Caroline, Fiona and Ruth climb their biggest mountain yet, terrified that they may all fall over the edge.

    0306 LASTKeep Right On To The End Of The Road2008010920080818

    Caroline, Fiona and Ruth climb their biggest mountain yet, terrified that they may all fall over the edge.

    0401Ashes To Auld Reekie2009070820100413

    It is a year since Caroline's best friend, Fiona, died, but an unexpected visitor, a skinny dip in a Highland loch and an illicit kiss mean that scattering her ashes doesn't quite go according to plan.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Gladys - June Watson

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0401Ashes To Auld Reekie2009070820100413

    It is a year since Caroline's best friend, Fiona, died, but an unexpected visitor, a skinny dip in a Highland loch and an illicit kiss mean that scattering her ashes doesn't quite go according to plan.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Gladys - June Watson

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0402Carping Diem2009071520100420

    It's Festival time and Caroline is in love: great timing for her best friend Ruth to habitually invade her privacy, her toddler daughter April to be teething and her larger-than-life dad Hector to turn up unannounced.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Polly - Nicola Grier

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0402Carping Diem2009071520100420

    It's Festival time and Caroline is in love: great timing for her best friend Ruth to habitually invade her privacy, her toddler daughter April to be teething and her larger-than-life dad Hector to turn up unannounced.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Polly - Nicola Grier

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0403The Father, The Mother, The Dead Friend And Her Lover2009072220100427

    It's autumn, but life in the flat is still hotting up.

    An unplanned dinner party sets the scene for some serious seduction tactics, Hector's secret is finally revealed and there is nothing cool about Caroline's temper.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Gladys - June Watson

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0403The Father, The Mother, The Dead Friend And Her Lover2009072220100427

    It's autumn, but life in the flat is still hotting up.

    An unplanned dinner party sets the scene for some serious seduction tactics, Hector's secret is finally revealed and there is nothing cool about Caroline's temper.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Gladys - June Watson

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0404Tales Of The Unexpected2009072920100504

    It's December in Edinburgh and the Christmas spirit is in short supply.

    The spirit of whisky, however, features heavily, as Ruth decides whether or not to risk falling off the wagon and Caroline and Roddy risk seriously falling out.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Miriam - Nicola Grier

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0404Tales Of The Unexpected2009072920100504

    It's December in Edinburgh and the Christmas spirit is in short supply.

    The spirit of whisky, however, features heavily, as Ruth decides whether or not to risk falling off the wagon and Caroline and Roddy risk seriously falling out.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Miriam - Nicola Grier

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0405For A' That And A' That2009080520100511

    It's Burns' night and passion and politics are to the fore.

    Tensions abound at the prospect of baby April spending the weekend with her birth father and Caroline frets over why her own father isn't spending the night at home.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0405For A' That And A' That2009080520100511

    It's Burns' night and passion and politics are to the fore.

    Tensions abound at the prospect of baby April spending the weekend with her birth father and Caroline frets over why her own father isn't spending the night at home.

    Comedy series by Hilary Lyon, set in Edinburgh.

    Caroline - Hilary Lyon

    Fiona - Phyllis Logan

    Ruth - Adie Allen

    Roddy - Robin Cameron

    Hector - David Rintoul

    Nicholas - Moray Hunter

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0406 LASTYou're A Long Time Dead2009081220100518

    It's summer and all change all-round.

    Caroline struggles to come to terms with Ruth now being her dad's lover, and agonises over Roddy's shock proposal - the end of an era beckons.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Hector....David Rintoul

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Roddy....Robin Cameron

    Gladys....June Watson

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie

    0406 LASTYou're A Long Time Dead2009081220100518

    It's summer and all change all-round.

    Caroline struggles to come to terms with Ruth now being her dad's lover, and agonises over Roddy's shock proposal - the end of an era beckons.

    Caroline....Hilary Lyon

    Hector....David Rintoul

    Ruth....Adie Allen

    Nicholas....Moray Hunter

    Roddy....Robin Cameron

    Gladys....June Watson

    Directed by Marilyn Imrie