The Royle Family (1998– )

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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

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 Jim Royle (25 episodes, 1998-2012)
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 Barbara Royle (25 episodes, 1998-2012)
Caroline Aherne ...
 Denise Best / ... (25 episodes, 1998-2012)
Craig Cash ...
 Dave Best (25 episodes, 1998-2012)
Ralf Little ...
 Antony Royle / ... (23 episodes, 1998-2010)
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 Cheryl Carroll (13 episodes, 1998-2010)
Liz Smith ...
 Norma Speakman (11 episodes, 1998-2006)
Peter Martin ...
 Joe Carroll (11 episodes, 1998-2012)
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A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house.

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Ralph Little (Antony Royal) played Joy Division/New Order bassist, Peter Hook in 24 Hour Party People. Peter Hook was once married to Caroline Aherne (Denise Royal). See more »

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Barbara Royle: [talking to Denise who obviously isn't listening] Oh - you know that Donna who works with me. Well, she only works half days - afternoons. And her Mam usually picks the kids up for her; anyway - her Mam's going into hospital and she won't be able to pick the kids up for her. So, Donna, wants to swap to mornings', so - she has to see Pauline. So, she goes and sees Pauline and she says "Can I swap to mornings?" and she tells her, you know, about her Mam going to hospital and all that. And ...
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.39 (2011) See more »

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Half The World Away
Written by Noel Gallagher
Performed by Oasis
Track 3 of the "Whatever" single release
Creation Records CRESCD195
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A true beeb gem
6 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

This comedy is fantastic, it's got some good dialogue that flows well but not only that all of the characters who have ever graced the show have been fantastic. The show has become a much loved comedic gem with more than it's fair share of fans and the reason it has become such a legend is because it was so well written and directed in only a way a BBC comedy could be. The character of Jim Royle (played by Ricky Tomlinson) one of the main characters in this show is a mini institution himself and then you have the delectable Sue Johnston playing his wife Barbara. They worked together fantastically on Brookside and they gel so well on this show too, it's sad that there are no new episodes of this excellent comedy currently airing but there's hope for the future.


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