The Brothers

Nigel and Michael are brothers.

A couple of years ago they gave up respectable careers to set up a website design company together.

That was their first mistake.

Episodes

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20090824 (BBC7)

Starting a website-design company, two brothers struggle through life.

From May 2004.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930105]

Anthony Howard traces the turbulent history of the trade union movement since the Second World War. With contributions from the shop-floor to No 10.

1: "Careful with that shovel: it's ours now."

Producer Mark Savage.

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Producer: Mark Savage.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930106]
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Anthony Howard traces the history of the trade union movement since the Second World War. With contributions from the shop-floor to No 10.

2: Get Your Tanks off My

Lawn

Producer Mark Savage.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930112]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930113]

2: Get Your Tanks off My

Lawn. Stereo

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Three programmes in which Anthony Howard traces the turbulent history of the trade union movement since the Second World War. With contributions from the shop-floor to No 10.

3: She Didn't Want to

Know

Producer Mark Savage.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930119]

Unknown: Anthony Howard

Producer: Mark Savage.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930120]
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Nigel and Michael are brothers.

A couple of years ago they gave up respectable careers to set up a website design company together.

That was their first mistake.

Starting a website design company, two brothers struggle through life. Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From May 2004.

Starting a website design company, two brothers struggle through life.

Two brothers struggle to start up a website-design company.

Two brothers struggle to start up a website-design company. Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From May 2004.

Nigel and Michael face professional problems with a sports-injury website, and private consternation from assorted women.

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Nigel and Michael review a new website, and Oonagh becomes a therapist.

Nigel and Michael review a new website, and Oonagh becomes a therapist. Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From May 2004.

Nigel and Michael review a new website and Oonagh becomes a therapist. From May 2004.

When Oonagh decides she should set up as a therapist, Nigel and Michael find life becoming increasingly surreal.

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Nigel and Michael share a home and work life, but has one got a date?

Nigel and Michael share a home and work life, but has one got a date? Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From June 2004.

Nigel and Michael share a home and work life, but has one got a date? From June 2004.

From June 2004.

Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard.

Nigel and Michael are brothers who share everything - home, work, acute neuroses etc.

Has Michael finally got a date?

Liquidised orchids, tropical fish and John Travolta's cufflinks: just another week for the brothers.

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Arson and revolving bow ties - just another day for Nigel and Michael.

Arson and revolving bow ties - just another day for Nigel and Michael. Stars Adam Godley and Raymond Coulthard. From June 2004.

Arson and revolving bow ties - just another day for Nigel and Michael. From June 2004.

Michael is unable to resist impulse purchases, much to Nigel's irritation.

Oona suffers severe embarrassment.

An everyday story of arson and revolving bowties.

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Michael gets a circus obsession and Nigel has an odd encounter.

Michael gets a circus obsession and Nigel has an odd encounter. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From September 2005.

Michael gets a circus obsession and Nigel has an odd encounter. From September 2005.

Michael becomes obsessed by the circus and Nigel has a bizarre encounter with a Ted Hughes poem.

  • helen....Sophie Roberts
  • peter....James Fleet
  • unsuitable man....Harry Myers

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    The two dysfunctional siblings Nigel and Michael win an award. From October 2005.

    The two dysfunctional siblings Nigel and Michael win an award. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From October 2005.

    Nigel and Michael win an award - and that's just the start of their problems.

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    The arrival of Nigel and Michael's father sparks more havoc. From October 2005.

    The arrival of Nigel and Michael's father sparks more havoc. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From October 2005.

    The arrival of Nigel and Michael's father sparks more havoc.

    Nigel and Michael's father appears, only to wreak further havoc in their lives.

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    Zorro saves the day for the dysfunctional web designers, or does he?

    Zorro saves the day for the dysfunctional web designers, or does he? Stars Adam Godley and Pauline McLynn. From October 2005.

    The arrival of Nigel and Michael's father sparks more havoc. Stars Raymond Coulthard

    The arrival of Nigel and Michael's father sparks more havoc. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From October 2005.

    Zorro saves a day for the dysfunctional web designers - or does he?

    Zorro is made redundant and saves the day.

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    Oonagh makes a discovery and Nigel is at last pushed to the brink. From October 2005.

    Oonagh makes a discovery and Nigel is at last pushed to the brink. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From October 2005.

    Oonagh makes a discovery and Nigel is at last pushed to the brink.

    From October 2005.

    Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley.

    Oonagh discovers the focus group, and Nigel is at last pushed to the brink.

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    Peter, Nigel and Michael make mistakes and promises. From November 2005.

    Peter, Nigel and Michael make mistakes and promises. Stars Raymond Coulthard, Adam Godley and James Fleet. From November 2005.

    Peter, Nigel and Michael make mistakes and promises.

    From November 2005.

    Stars Raymond Coulthard, Adam Godley and James Fleet.

    In which Peter promises the earth, Nigel gets a new assistant, and Michael makes a very bad mistake indeed.

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    Despite a new office, Nigel and Michael still struggle with life.

    Nigel gets his contacts in a twist and Michael becomes a wing-man.

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    Nigel is haunted, while Michael thinks he's Bruce Willis. From February 2007.

    Nigel is haunted, while Michael thinks he's Bruce Willis. Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley. From February 2007.

    Nigel is haunted and Michael thinks he's Bruce Willis.

    Stars Raymond Coulthard and Adam Godley.

    From February 2007.

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    Nigel and Michael are forced to help run a street party, and Oonagh is stuck up a tree.

    Nigel and Michael are forced to help run a street party, and Oonagh is stuck up a tree. Stars Adam Godley. From March 2007.

    Stars Adam Godley.

    From March 2007.

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    Nigel stutters, Michael proposes, and Zorro seeks the meaning of life in a dessert.

    Nigel stutters, Michael proposes, and Zorro seeks the meaning of life in a dessert. Stars Raymond Coulthard. From March 2007.

    Nigel stutters, Michael proposes - and Zorro seeks the meaning of life in a yogurt.

    Stars Raymond Coulthard.

    From March 2007.

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    Michael aims to dump his fiancee, Nigel suffers, and Zorro wields some murderous crutches.

    Michael aims to dump his fiancee, Nigel suffers, and Zorro wields some murderous crutches. Stars Adam Godley. From March 2007.

    Michael tries to dump his fiancee, Nigel has a breakdown and Zorro wields a murderous pair of crutches.

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    As Bugs Bunny makes an untimely appearance, Nigel and Michael go their separate ways. Stars Adam Godley. From March 2007.

    As Bugs Bunny makes an untimely appearance, Nigel and Michael go their separate ways.