The Circle

A six-part comedy series by Elizabeth Baines.

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Episodes

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01Squaring The Circle19990429

When wheeler-dealer snooker manager Geoff Bryant decides to join a babysitting circle, his wife Jenny knows he is up to something.

With Sherrie Hewson, John McArdle and Jane Hazlegrove.

Director Andy Jordan

02Widening Circle19990506

Confident headmistress Carla falls to pieces over leaving her new baby.

Will the babysitting circle match up to her conscientious childcare principles? With Sherrie Hewson, John McArdle and Maxine Burth.

Director Andy Jordan

03Keeping It In The Family19990513

How can the Abbases take part in the babysitting circle, when doctor Tariq works all hours? Tariq makes a monumental effort to be home.

With Sherrie Hewson, John McArdle and Jane Hazlegrove.

Director Andy Jordan

04We're All Middle Class Now19990520

Chrystal's behaviour is so bad she has become an embarrassment in the babysitting circle.

Her mother, Trish, sees a solution in the way the Percivals live.

With Sherrie Hewson, John McArdle and Jane Hazlegrove.

Director Andy Jordan

05People's Choice19990527

While babysitting circle members debate the education issue and headmistress Carla gets to grips with naughty Chrystal, Geoff develops his connections via his kid's school.

With Sherrie Hewson and John McArdle.

Director Andy Jordan

06 LASTHolding The Baby19990603

As Mike's big snooker match approaches and a variety of underhand dealings come to a head, a childcare crisis occurs for the babysitting circle.

Who will be left holding the baby? With Sherrie Hewson and John McArdle.

Director Andy Jordan