Dry Slopes

Comedy series written by and starring Nick Ball, with Louisa Rix as Mum.

Episodes

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02The Day Of Judgement1995040020090721 (BBC7)
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20120501 (BBC7)
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Perpetually unemployed and friendless loser Angus Dry agonises over the death of a bee. Starring Nick Ball. From April 1995.

Perpetually unemployed and friendless loser Angus Dry agonises over the death of a bee.

Starring Nick Ball.

From April 1995.

03Families And How To Conceive Them20090728 (BBC7)
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20110529 (BBC7)
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20150520 (BBC7)

Friendless, jobless Angus breaks free from his sheltered-life shackles to go on a date.

Friendless, jobless Angus breaks free from his sheltered-life shackles to go on a date. Starring Nick Ball. From May 1995.

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Starring Nick Ball.

From May 1995.

Angus breaks free from the shackles of his sheltered life and goes on a date.

From 1995.

3: The Domino Effect. Afour-part comedy series written by and starring Nick Ball , with Louisa Rix as Mum.

Everybody Angus knows seems to be in a relationship these days.

With Robert Harley. Wayne Forester and Julie Gibbs. Producer Gareth Edwards

04 LASTDry Wit20090804 (BBC7)
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20120515 (BBC7)
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Friendless, jobless Angus writes a Requiem to himself. He's really a genius, you know. Starring Nick Ball. From May 1995.

Friendless, jobless Angus writes a Requiem to himself.

He's really a genius, you know.

Starring Nick Ball.

From May 1995.

The Invisible Man. The last of a four-part comedy series written by and starring Nick Ball , with Louisa Rix as Mum. Nobody seems to pay Angus much attention these days. He tries to tell his problems to a psychiatrist but cannot seem to make himself heard over the cricket commentary.

With Robert Harley. Wayne Forester and Julie Gibbs. Producer Gareth Edwards

Friendless, jobless Angus writes a requiem to himself. He is really a genius, you know.

Friendless, jobless Angus writes a requiem to himself. He is really a genius, you know. Starring Nick Ball. From May 1995.

0101The Lost Boys1995040020090714 (BBC7)
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20100419 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
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20150506 (BBC7)

With no job or friends and living with his mum, Angus Dry tries recapturing his youth.

With no job or friends and living with his busy mum, Angus Dry tries recapturing his youth. Stars Nick Ball. From April 1995.

With no job or friends and living with his busy mum, Angus Dry tries recapturing his youth.

Stars Nick Ball.

From April 1995.

With no job or friends and living with his busy mum, Angus Dry tries reliving his youth.

Starring Nick Ball.

0201Emma1997071620160212 (BBC7)
20160213 (BBC7)

Does the fact that Emma is married, has a son and is moving to Mauritius mean that she is no longer interested in Angus, or is she just playing hard to get? It would be a lot easier to find out if he could talk to her instead of her answering machine.

Can jobless and loveless Angus rekindle a relationship despite the barriers of technology?

4 Extra Debut. Can jobless and loveless Angus rekindle a relationship, despite the barriers of technology? Starring Nick Ball. From July 1997.

0202Tick Tock1997072320160219 (BBC7)

Angus is approaching 30 and has not achieved any of his ambitions.

Not even the one about moving to Lowestoft.

What terrible end will be revealed by the Ghost of Brithdays Yet to Come? And even more worrying, has his mother really forgotten to buy him a present?

Jobless Angus is nearly 30 and gets a visit from the Spirit of Birthdays Yet to Come.

Jobless Angus is nearly 30 and gets a visit from the Spirit of Birthdays Yet to Come. Stars Nick Ball. From July 1997.

0203The Domino Effect1997073020160226 (BBC7)

Everybody Angus knows seems to be in a relationship these days.

He looks back to a time when all his friends were confirmed bachelors - the golden days of form 3B.

Angus is still single and feeling left out. What's wrong with his bachelor life? Stars Nick Ball and Louisa Rix. From July 1997.

Angus is still single and feeling left out. What's wrong with his bachelor life?

0204 LASTThe Invisible Man1997080620160304 (BBC7)
20160305 (BBC7)

Angus, still living with his mum, is feeling ignored. Maybe a psychiatrist can help?

Jobless Angus, still living with his mum, is feeling ignored. Maybe a psychiatrist can help? Stars Nick Ball. From August 1997.

Nobody seems to pay Angus much attention these days.

He tries to tell his problems to a psychiatrist, but he cannot seem to make himself heard over the cricket commentary.