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)
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 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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14 September 1998 (UK)  »

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Familien Royle  »

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Caroline Aherne allegedly initially quit the show in 2000, due to a row with Craig Cash, citing that she would not appear on television again. This prompted Ricky Tomlinson to also quit, though both returned in 2006, when Aherne and Cash began working together again, and wrote the Queen of Sheba. See more »

Quotes

Norma Speakman: [about her eye surgeon] D'ya know what he said, Barbara? He said, even though I'm taking the cataract out of your eye, I'm leaving the twinkle in.
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Referenced in Lock the Box (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

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 different kind of comedy
22 July 2003 | by (Manchester England) – See all my reviews

This is about a family and their every day lives. There's Jim the foul-mouthed lazy father who likes to save cash, Barbara- the dippy mother, Denise- the lazy daughter who tries to find her way out of looking after her son (only in the third series!) and Anthony- the teenage lad who gets treated like a skivvy by the rest of the family!! Of course there's Nana, Dave (Denise's husband). their next door neighbours- Joe, Mary and Cheryl (who is constantly trying to lose weight). Each series is full of rude jokes, witty lines and tons of everyday gossip in front of the television!!!

This is incredibly funny. Ricky Tomlinson has some classic lines- he is definetly the star of this show. It has some right witty lines in it without all that canned laughter spoiling the atmosphere.

Don't knock it til you watched it!!!

H xxxxxx


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