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 »

Quotes

Jim Royle: Woah-ho, if you lot take my advice, you won't go near that lavatory for at least half an hour and whatever you do don't strike a bloody match.
Denise Royle: Dad, we've got company.
Jim Royle: Well, it's only Dave, he's as bloody bad.
Denise Royle: Why do you have to announce it every time you go to the toilet.
Jim Royle: I'm only making polite conversation, what's the do with her?
Denise Royle: Well, we could do without it, thanks all the same.
Jim Royle: [to Barbara] And what do you keep buying that bloody cheap toilet paper for? It's cutting my arse to ribbons.
Denise Royle: Mam, ...
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Referenced in The 100 Greatest Christmas Moments (2004) 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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Half The World Away
20 July 2003 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Totally unique.Tremendous observational comedy.We all know folk like these characters. The writing and acting are top notch especially Ricky T who really is one of the best character actors that the UK has produced. The episodes can be watched time and time again and are still funny after repeated viewings.Very few UK sitcoms are totally shot on film but in this case it lends a documentary feel to the whole proceedings.Thoroughly enjoyable and well reccomended.


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