20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of... See full summary »
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 Jane Lucas (20 episodes, 1979-1981)
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 Laurence Lucas (20 episodes, 1979-1981)
Maria Charles ...
 Bea Fisher (20 episodes, 1979-1981)
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 Rob Illingworth (18 episodes, 1979-1981)
Diana Weston ...
 Val Dunn (17 episodes, 1979-1981)
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 Diana (15 episodes, 1979-1981)
Peter Denyer ...
 Michael / ... (15 episodes, 1979-1981)
Peter Blake ...
 Andy Evol (14 episodes, 1979-1981)
Robert Austin ...
 Junior Truscombe (13 episodes, 1980-1981)
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20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles with her very Jewish mother and her husband Laurence. Then there's the crazy lives of her station co-workers and the nice gay couple who live upstairs. Written by Kathy Li

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28 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Regarding the other reviewer's comments on Agony,while I share your enthusiasm for the series you were a bit amiss in your facts. Diana Weston played the secretary not the boss in the first series and Jane's Mum is Jewish not Scottish. That was the whole point of her character. Given Maureen Lipman's subsequent popularity I am surprised that only three episodes have ever been released on video and are now out of print. I had to go looking on eBay for them. I agreed with your comments on it not being a typically British series with the snappy one-liners, it took someone with Lipman's comic timing to make it work. It was a shame seeing her waste her talent on those BT ads but I suppose they provided for her old age.


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