Agony (1979–1981)

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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... See full summary »

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Series cast 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)
Jeremy Bulloch ...
 Rob Illingworth (18 episodes, 1979-1981)
Diana Weston ...
 Val Dunn (17 episodes, 1979-1981)
Jan Holden ...
 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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Fabulous Show. Holds up well.
3 February 2004 | by (Kansas City) – See all my reviews

I LOVE this show. I saw it originally on PBS in the mid-eighties. At several years old, it was beyond ahead of anything on U.S. TV at the time. I found the first 3 episodes on a VHS tape through a store specializing in British things and found out that time has not taken anything from it. It's still a fantastic show. Put it on DVD and I'll buy it before the discs cool!! Hilarious, great characters, great plots.


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