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20060922 BT=1400 (BBC7)

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

20060923 BT=0600 (BBC7)

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

Family Time20060916 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20060915 BT=1400 (BBC7)

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

Sisters Of Mercy20061021 BT=0600 (BBC7)

Anna, the eldest of three sisters, can finally live her own life but finds just how difficult it is to be free from family ties. Episode 1 of 6.

01 OF 620041118 BT=1400 (BBC7)

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?

01 OF 620041118 BT=2100 (BBC7)

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned?

0220041125 BT=1400 (BBC7)

It's only November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben can't spend four days with her mother being polite.

0220041125 BT=2100 (BBC7)

It's only November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben can't spend four days with her mother being polite.

02A Family Time1982112320051021 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20041125 (BBC7)
20051020 (BBC7)
20051021 (BBC7)
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20090709 (BBC7)
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20111118 (BBC7)
20111119 (BBC7)
20121113 (BBC7)
20121114 (BBC7)
20100323 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100322 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090709 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20140516 (BBC7)
20140515 (BBC7)
20080307 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080306 BT=1730 (BBC7)

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother.

From November 1982.

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas.

Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Ben and Helen squabble over spending Christmas with her mother. From November 1982.

From November 1982.

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas.

Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite with her mother.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite to her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

It's November and Helen is already sick of Christmas. Ben tells her that he can't spend four days being polite to her mother. Episode 2 of 6.

0320041202 BT=1400 (BBC7)

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Her vowels aren't too good either. Is private education the answer?

0320041202 BT=2100 (BBC7)

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Her vowels aren't too good either. Is private education the answer?

03A Liberal Education1982113020051028 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20041202 (BBC7)
20051027 (BBC7)
20051028 (BBC7)
20060922 (BBC7)
20060923 (BBC7)
20080313 (BBC7)
20080314 (BBC7)
20090716 (BBC7)
20100329 (BBC7)
20100330 (BBC7)
20111125 (BBC7)
20111126 (BBC7)
20121120 (BBC7)
20121121 (BBC7)
20100330 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100329 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090716 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20140523 (BBC7)
20140522 (BBC7)
20080314 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080313 BT=1730 (BBC7)

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche.

Or is private education the answer?

Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox.

From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible.

Her vowels aren't too good either.

Is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche. Or is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap his daughter for a Porsche.

Or is private education the answer?

Or is private education the answer? With Paula Wilcox.

From November 1982.

Ben would like to swap his Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible.

Her vowels aren't too good either.

Is private education the answer?

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

Ben would like to swap Emma for a Porsche as she is proving to be impossible. Is private education the answer? Episode 3 of 6.

04The Liberated Education1982120720041209 (BBC7)
20041216 (BBC7)
20051103 (BBC7)
20051104 (BBC7)
20060929 (BBC7)
20060930 (BBC7)
20080320 (BBC7)
20080321 (BBC7)

Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'.

Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired.

Have their lives become too boring?

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity.

But there are so many things that they need, such as a dishwasher.

04The Liberated Generation1982120720051104 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080320 (BBC7)
20090723 (BBC7)
20100405 (BBC7)
20100406 (BBC7)
20111202 (BBC7)
20111203 (BBC7)
20121127 (BBC7)
20121128 (BBC7)
20100406 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100405 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090723 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20140530 (BBC7)
20140529 (BBC7)
20060930 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20060929 BT=1400 (BBC7)
20080321 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080320 BT=1730 (BBC7)

Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill.

Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Starring Paula Wilcox.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill. Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Ben and Helen's marriage is at a standstill.

Will Dick and Marian get it moving? From 1982

Will Dick and Marian get it moving? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Will Dick and Marian get it moving?

Starring Paula Wilcox.

Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben asks Helen if she remembers what it was like to not feel tired. Have their lives become too boring? Starring Paula Wilcox. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'. Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? With Paula Wilcox and David Wood. Episode 4 of 6.

Ben and Helen's marriage is 'stationary'. Will the arrival of Dick and Marian get it moving? With Paula Wilcox and David Wood. Episode 4 of 6.

05Charity Begins At Home1982121420051111 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20111210 (BBC7)
20111209 (BBC7)
20100413 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100412 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090730 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20041216 (BBC7)
20051110 (BBC7)
20051111 (BBC7)
20061006 (BBC7)
20061007 (BBC7)
20080327 (BBC7)
20080328 (BBC7)
20090730 (BBC7)
20100412 (BBC7)
20100413 (BBC7)
20121204 (BBC7)
20121205 (BBC7)
20140606 (BBC7)
20140605 (BBC7)
20080328 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080327 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20061007 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20061006 BT=1400 (BBC7)

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism.

Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity.

But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism. Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Helen and Ben fight the forces of materialism.

Can they win when promotion beckons? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Can they win when promotion beckons?

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity.

But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher.

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

Helen and Ben consider how much they should donate to charity. But there are so many things that they need, like a dishwasher. Episode 5 of 6.

06 LASTA Lack Of Moral Fibre1982122120111216 (BBC7)
20111217 (BBC7)
20100420 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100419 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090806 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20041223 (BBC7)
20051117 (BBC7)
20051118 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20061014 (BBC7)
20080403 (BBC7)
20080404 (BBC7)
20090806 (BBC7)
20100419 (BBC7)
20100420 (BBC7)
20121212 (BBC7)
20121211 (BBC7)
20140613 (BBC7)
20140612 (BBC7)
20080404 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080403 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20061014 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20061013 BT=1400 (BBC7)
20051118 BT=0600 (BBC7)

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits?

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits?

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits?

Christmas is coming and Ben is getting fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox. From December 1982.

Ben's fed up and accused of being fat, but will dieting with Helen raise his spirits? Starring Paula Wilcox.

From December 1982.

Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one, so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

Ben has become known as the fat one so he and Helen go on a diet. Unfortunately, there has been a mis-communication. Episode 6 of 6.

0101A Desirable Residence20170824 (BBC7)

Helen and Ben disagree on getting their home restored to its original character.

0102A Nice Area20170831 (BBC7)

An action committee is formed when a foreign owner applies to open a new restaurant.

0103A Matter Of Life And Death20170907 (BBC7)

Following a school reunion, Ben is cajoled to sign up for life insurance.

0104The Quality Of Life20170914 (BBC7)

Alistair moves to the countryside to be with his new lover. Will Ben and Helen follow?

0105A Woman's Role20170921 (BBC7)

Helen's multiplying skills with a calculator mean Ben is soon adding up the repercussions.

0106A Bit On The Side20170928 (BBC7)

Ben and Helen wonder if they are missing out on adventures beyond the marital bed.

0201A Complete Break1982111620171205 (BBC7)
20051014 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20041118 (BBC7)
20051013 (BBC7)
20051014 (BBC7)
20060908 (BBC7)
20060909 (BBC7)
20080228 (BBC7)
20080229 (BBC7)
20090702 (BBC7)
20100315 (BBC7)
20100316 (BBC7)
20111111 (BBC7)
20111112 (BBC7)
20121106 (BBC7)
20121107 (BBC7)
20100316 BT=0430 (BBC7)
20100315 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20090702 BT=1730 (BBC7)
20140509 (BBC7)
20140508 (BBC7)
20080229 BT=0600 (BBC7)
20080228 BT=1730 (BBC7)

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece. But why do things never go as planned? Episode 1 of 6.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted.

From November 1982

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece.

But why do things never go as planned?

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday.

Stars Paula Wilcox.

Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted. From November 1982

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted. From November 1982

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted. From November 1982

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday. Stars Paula Wilcox. From November 1982.

Upwardly mobile couple Ben and Helen plan a holiday, as he's exhausted.

From November 1982

Stars Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend, Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece.

But why do things never go as planned?

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan.

Upwardly mobile Ben and Helen plan a holiday.

Stars Paula Wilcox.

Simon Brett sitcom starring Paula Wilcox and David Wood.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6.

Spurred on by their free-spirited friend Julian, Ben and Helen take a holiday in Greece, where things don't go according to plan. Episode 1 of 6.