Philip Franks directs a radio adaptation of John Osborne's play, banned by the censor in 1965. With Michael Pennington, Amanda Root, Richard Goulding and Peter Egan. Show more
Sitcom. Edith's dreams of retirement to the sun with her long-term suitor Phil are shattered when her 50-year-old son Roger arrives home. Show more
Phil has disappeared. While Edith searches for him, her difficult sister Joan invites herself to stay and Roger fills the house with unexpected guests. Show more
Edith is finding her irritating sister Joan very difficult, and Roger, impatient to help Phil sell his house, decides to help by checking his roof for dry rot. Show more
Matt Baker and Michelle Ackerley are joined by Alison Steadman and Peter Egan to talk about their new BBC One comedy Hold the Sunset.
Sitcom of suburban strife. Martin is a pillar of the community, but the equilibrium of his world is disrupted when a suave new next-door neighbour moves in. Show more
Suburban strife sitcom. Martin is ousted as chairman of the residents' association, and Ann's hopes for a renewed social life are dashed. Show more
Sitcom about domestic disharmony in suburbia. Martin is outraged by Paul's eccentric behaviour on the close, and horrified when he takes a peek into his garden. Show more
Suburban sitcom. It's time for members of the Close to go on a holiday outing. Some wish to repeat a trip to the Alps, but Paul has something different in mind. Show more
Suburban sitcom. Martin organises a fundraising dance. Paul innocently lends a helping hand and in doing so mercilessly interferes with Martin's arrangements. Show more
Sitcom about domestic disharmony in suburbia. While Ann is in hospital for minor surgery, Martin's attempts to keep his house in order are somewhat ambitious. Show more
Ann is tired of being a housewife and decides it's time for a change. But will Martin approve of her plans?
Martin and Ann both come to the conclusion that the other needs professional help when they meet a psychiatrist at one of Paul's parties.
Victoria looks at an exclusive report from a tiny French port becoming known as the 'new Calais', where hundreds of migrants are desperately trying to get to England. Show more
Sitcom about domestic disharmony in suburbia. Martin's not happy when Paul asks if he can join him in the local cricket team.
Sitcom about domestic disharmony in suburbia. Martin hopes to win the local snooker tournament, but is angry when it turns out Paul has a talent for the game as well.
Sitcom. Edith plans one last Christmas with the family before she and Phil embark on their sunset journey, and Phil's anxiety leads him to a spooky encounter. Show more
Edith and Phil are dismayed to find themselves portrayed in Wendy’s prizewinning book, and Roger’s hopes of becoming a carer look like being revived. Show more
Edith and Phil finally set a date for their wedding, but romance is in the air for more than one couple. Show more
Edith and Phil can finally make a plan for their wedding – which doesn’t include an invitation for Bob – and Roger enlists Georgie to video the proceedings. Show more