Births, Deaths And Marriages

David Schneider writes and stars in a sitcom set in a register office.

Sitcom set in a local authority register office, written by and starring David Schneider, who plays chief registrar Malcolm Fox, a stickler for rules and regulations.

'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day while ditzy Anita may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only parent in the office, she's a mother to them all.

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David Schneider writes and stars in a sitcom set in a register office.

Sitcom set in a local authority register office, written by and starring David Schneider, who plays chief registrar Malcolm Fox, a stickler for rules and regulations.

'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day while ditzy Anita may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only parent in the office, she's a mother to them all.Chief registrar Malcolm Fox is a stickler for regulations at Woodborough Register Office. Sitcom set in a local registry office, starring David Schneider. From May 2012.

In the first episode, Malcolm meets a mysterious client who persuades him to start taking risks while Lorna tries to break the Woodborough Register Office record for the most weddings in one day.

Chief registrar Malcolm Fox is a stickler for regulations at Woodborough Register Office. Sitcom set in a local registry office, starring David Schneider. From May 2012.

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In this episode, the team are horrified that the media have been invited to one of Malcolm's citizenship ceremonies, Anita's got problems with childcare and Luke's having a 'quarter life' crisis.

Births, Deaths and Marriages is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider (The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's single but why does he need to be married? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her, marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day, and ditzy Anita who may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but, as the only parent in the office, is a mother to them all.

Cast:

Malcolm....David Schneider

Lorna....Sarah Hadland

Anita....Sandy McDade

Luke....Russell Tovey

Mary....Sally Bretton

Mr. Arnold/Peter Stephenson....Andrew Brooke

Bereaved woman/New Citizen/Mum....Jane Whittenshaw

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

The team are horrified that the media have been invited to Malcolm's citizenship ceremony.

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A new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider (The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge), he also stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's not married - but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her, marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day, while ditzy Anita may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only parent in the office, she's a mother to them all.

In this episode, Malcolm is distracted by a breast feeding mother during a birth registration, causing Lorna to suspect he might have made his first ever mistake.

Cast:

Malcolm....David Schneider

Lorna....Sarah Hadland

Anita....Sandy McDade

Luke....Russell Tovey

Mary....Sally Bretton

Mr Carrick....Andrew Brooke

Mrs Carrick....Kerry Godliman

Mrs Ferguson/

Mrs Goldring/ Mrs Smith....Jane Whittenshaw

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Malcolm is distracted by a breast feeding mother during a birth registration.

'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

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In this episode, the team are horrified that the media have been invited to one of Malcolm's citizenship ceremonies, Anita's got problems with childcare and Luke's having a 'quarter life' crisis.

Births, Deaths and Marriages is a new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider (The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's single but why does he need to be married? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her, marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day, and ditzy Anita who may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but, as the only parent in the office, is a mother to them all.

Cast:

Malcolm....David Schneider

Lorna....Sarah Hadland

Anita....Sandy McDade

Luke....Russell Tovey

Mary....Sally Bretton

Mr. Arnold/Peter Stephenson....Andrew Brooke

Bereaved woman/New Citizen/Mum....Jane Whittenshaw

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Lorna's latest brainwave brings back unhappy memories of bullying for Malcolm and Luke.

'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day while ditzy Anita may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only parent in the office, she's a mother to them all.

In this episode, Lorna's latest brainwave to let school children into the office brings back unhappy memories of bullying for Malcolm and Luke and a missing register causes chaos.

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In this episode, Malcolm loses his registrar mojo when his ex-girlfriend Emma comes into the office to register her marriage while Lorna tries to introduce themed weddings.

'Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office, where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider ('The Day Today', 'I'm Alan Partridge'), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day while ditzy Anita may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but as the only parent in the office, she's a mother to them all.

Cast:

Malcolm....David Schneider

Lorna....Sarah Hadland

Anita....Sandy McDade

Luke....Russell Tovey

Mary....Sally Bretton

Richard, Male Dalek Voice, Bride's father....Simon Greenall

Emma, Mrs Crawley....Jane Whittenshaw

Bride, female guest....Gina Peach

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

Malcolm loses his registrar mojo, when ex-girlfriend Emma comes to register her marriage.

Births, Deaths and Marriages' is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

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In this episode, the team is thrown into panic as Lorna announces there may be job cuts while Malcolm joins a dating website, fearing that unmarried registrars may be made redundant.

Births, Deaths and Marriages is the sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider (The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge), who also stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox - a stickler for rules and willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her, marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day, and ditzy Anita who may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but, as the only parent in the office, is a mother to them all.

Cast:

Malcolm....David Schneider

Lorna....Sarah Hadland

Anita....Sandy McDade

Luke....Russell Tovey

Mary....Sally Bretton

Larry, Mr Charalambous....Mike Fenton Stevens

Malcolm's mum, Client registering birth....Mel Hudson

Julie, Jessica....Gina Peach

James....Arran Glass

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

The team is thrown into panic, as Lorna announces there may be job cuts.

Births, Deaths and Marriages is a brand new sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

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Births, Deaths and Marriages is the sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the staff deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life.

Written by David Schneider (The Day Today, I'm Alan Partridge), he stars as chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's single but why does he need to be married? He's married thousands of women.

Alongside him are rival and divorcee Lorna who has been parachuted in from Car Parks to drag the office (and Malcolm) into the 21st century. To her, marriage isn't just about love and romance, it's got to be about making a profit in our new age of austerity.

There's also the ever spiky Mary, geeky Luke who's worried he'll end up like Malcolm one day, and ditzy Anita who may get her words and names mixed up occasionally but, as the only parent in the office, is a mother to them all.

In the final episode of the series, the office is reluctantly taking part in a team bonding exercise in the grounds of a country house. Lorna is doing the celebrity wedding of the Honourable Sebastian Foster at the same venue but Sebastian wants to have a hymn - which Malcolm says is strictly not allowed in a civil ceremony.

Producer: Simon Jacobs

A Unique production for BBC Radio 4.

The office reluctantly takes part in a bonding exercise in the grounds of a country house.