Mr And Mrs Smith

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument. By the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is confident and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Sarah Hadland (Miranda, The Mitchell and Webb Look, Moving Wallpaper) stars as Will's wife Annabelle. Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, Survivors, Green Wing) plays Counsellor Guy. The series also includes Geoffrey Whitehead (Reggie Perrin, Worst Week of My Life) and Susie Blake (Coronation Street; Victoria Wood as Seen on TV) as Will's mother and father-in-law.

Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).

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00PILOTThe Anniversary2010080320120117
20120117 (BBC7)
20120124 (BBC7)
20140901 (BBC7)

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument. By the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is confident and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Sarah Hadland (Miranda, The Mitchell and Webb Look, Moving Wallpaper) stars as Will's wife Annabelle. Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, Survivors, Green Wing) plays Counsellor Guy. The series also includes Geoffrey Whitehead (Reggie Perrin, Worst Week of My Life) and Susie Blake (Coronation Street; Victoria Wood as Seen on TV) as Will's mother and father-in-law.

Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).Audience sitcom pilot by Will Smith. After a disastrous wedding anniversary, Annabelle signs herself and Will up for a course of marriage guidance.

In a new collaboration between BBC Radio and Television, Happy Tuesdays showcases a series of new comedy pilots for Tuesday nights on BBC Radio 4.

Some of the most exciting comedy talent around are given the chance to try out new ideas and formats.

A year in to married life and already things are a little creaky for Will and Annabelle.

So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present, Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

The episode begins with Will and Annabelle talking to their counsellor Guy.

They discuss their disastrous weekend in a boutique hotel to celebrate their anniversary.

We hear their sides of the argument, before we cut to the anniversary weekend itself.

The listener is taken back and forth from the anniversary weekend to the session, where Guy mediates the dispute, usually leaning more towards Annabelle's point of view.

In contrast to Will's uptight control-freakery, Guy is laconic and urbane and clearly irritating to Will.

FULL CAST DETAILS:

Will Smith - Annabell Smith - Sarah Hadland

Guy, Darrell, Restaurant Manager - Paterson Joseph

Sally, Receptionist, Waitress - Morwenna Banks

John, TV repairman - Geoffrey Whitehead

ABOUT Will Smith:

Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC 1), The Late Edition (BBC 4) and Moving Wallpaper (ITV 1).

Will and his writing partner Roger Drew are writing for the current series of multi-award winning The Thick of It (BBC 2), in which Will also features as Tory researcher Phil Smith.

Will has written and performed two series for Radio 4: Will Smith Presents the Tao of Bergerac and Will Smith's Midlife Crisis Management.

Producer: Tilusha Ghelani

Pilot Episode - The Anniversary

A weekend break to celebrate their anniversary ends in disaster for Will and Annabelle. Will's terrible anniversary present is the last straw so Annabelle signs them up for marriage counselling.

Guy mediates between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument. By the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

A repeat of the pilot episode from last year, ahead of the new series which begins next week. Sitcom by Will Smith.

EPISODE CAST DETAILS:

Will Smith....Will Smith

Annabelle Smith....Sarah Hadland

Guy, Darryl....Paterson Joseph

Receptionist, Sally....Morwenna Banks

Written by....Will Smith

Produced by....Tilusha Ghelani

ABOUT THE SERIES

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Sarah Hadland (Miranda, The Mitchell and Webb Look, Moving Wallpaper) stars as Will's wife Annabelle. Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, Survivors, Green Wing) plays Counsellor Guy. The series also includes Geoffrey Whitehead (Reggie Perrin, Worst Week of My Life) , Susie Blake (Coronation Street; Victoria Wood as Seen on TV) and Morwenna Banks (Absolutely; Skins; Saxondale).

Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), the multi-award winning The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).

After Will and Annabelle's disastrous first anniversary, they're off for marriage guidance

0101The Dinner Party2012012420121107
20120131 (BBC7)
20140908 (BBC7)

Episode 1 - The Dinner Party

An audience sitcom about a couple in marriage counselling. Will and Annabelle throw a disastrous dinner party. The quarrelling couple tell their counsellor Guy all about the event, with flashbacks to the dinner party itself.

CAST:

Will Smith - Will Smith

Annabelle Smith - Sarah Hadland

Guy - Paterson Joseph

Katrina - Tracy Wiles

Doug - Simon Bubb

Heather - Morwenna Banks

Written by - Will Smith

Produced by - Tilusha Ghelani

ABOUT THE SERIES

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument. By the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is confident and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Sarah Hadland (Miranda, The Mitchell and Webb Look, Moving Wallpaper) stars as Will's wife Annabelle. Paterson Joseph (Peep Show, Survivors, Green Wing) plays Counsellor Guy. The series also includes Geoffrey whitehead (Reggie Perrin, Worst Week of My Life) and Susie Blake (Coronation Street; Victoria Wood as Seen on TV) as Will's mother and father-in-law.

Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).

Will and Annabelle throw a disastrous dinner party. The quarrelling couple tell their counsellor Guy all about the event, with flashbacks to the dinner party itself.

Feuding Will and Annabelle tell their marriage counsellor about a disastrous dinner party.

0102Sally's Birthday2012013120121114
20120207 (BBC7)
20140915 (BBC7)

Episode 2 - Sally's Birthday

An audience sitcom about a couple in marriage counselling. Will and Annabelle attend her mum's 60th Birthday Party. Will makes an effort to get on with his straight talking father-in-law John.

FULL CAST DETAILS:

Will Smith - Will Smith

Annabelle Smith - Sarah Hadland

Guy - Paterson Joseph

John - Geoffrey Whitehead

Sally - Susie Blake

Shop Assistant - Tracy Wiles

Written by - Will Smith

Produced by - Tilusha Ghelani

ABOUT THE SERIES:

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument, and by the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is laconic and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), the multi-award winning The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).

Will and Annabelle attend her mum's 60th Birthday Party. Will makes an effort to get on with his straight talking father-in-law John.

At Annabelle's mum's 60th birthday party, Will faces his straight talking father-in-law.

0103The Music Festival2012020720121121
20120214 (BBC7)

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument, and by the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is laconic and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith.

Episode 3 - The Music Festival

An audience sitcom about a couple in marriage counselling, written by Will Smith. Will reluctantly accompanies wife Annabelle to a music festival. She brings her annoying friend Heather along.

FULL CAST DETAILS:

Will Smith - Will Smith

Annabelle Smith - Sarah Hadland

Guy - Paterson Joseph

Heather - Morwenna Banks

Various - Simon Bubb

Written by - Will Smith

Produced by - Tilusha Ghelani.

Will reluctantly accompanies wife Annabelle to a music festival. She brings her annoying friend Heather along.

0104 LASTThe Bathroom2012021420121128
20120221 (BBC7)

Episode 4 - The Bathroom

An audience sitcom about a couple in marriage counselling. Annabelle is annoyed because Will couldn't stand up to their over-enthusiastic builder. Will is furious at Annabelle for hiring the builder. Guy mediates, but this week the counsellor has his own problems.

FULL CAST DETAILS:

Will Smith - Will Smith

Annabelle Smith - Sarah Hadland

Guy - Paterson Joseph

John - Geoffrey Whitehead

Saskia, Sally - Susie Blake

Adam - Dan Tetsell

Claudia - Tracy Wiles

Written by - Will Smith

Produced by - Tilusha Ghelani

A year into married life and already things are a little creaky. So, following Will's unimaginative anniversary present (a draining rack), Annabelle has signed them up for a course of marriage counselling.

Each week, counsellor Guy mediates a recent dispute between Will and Annabelle, with flashbacks to the events that spawned the argument, and by the end, the couple find marital equilibrium once more. Sort of.

Guy arbitrates, usually leaning towards Annabelle's more sensible point of view. In contrast to Will's uptightness, Guy is confident and urbane and clearly irritates Will.

The writer and comedian Will Smith leads the starry cast of Mr and Mrs.Smith. Will's writing credits include Armstrong and Miller (BBC1), Harry and Paul (BBC1), Moving Wallpaper (ITV1), Time Trumpet (BBC2), the multi-award winning The Thick Of It (BBC2) in which he also appears as Phil Smith, and the upcoming Veep (HBO).

Annabelle is annoyed because Will couldn't stand up to their over-enthusiastic builder. Will is furious at Annabelle for hiring the builder. Guy mediates, but this week the counsellor has his own problems.