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The Go-betweenies Series 2
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“…razor sharp dialogue, disarming charm and excellent cast…” Tom Goulding Radio Times Pick of the Week
“… The real stars are Finlay Christie and Phoebe Abbott… so good you think you know them. Marilyn Imrie directs, beautifully” Gillian Reynolds, Telegraph, Radio Choices of the Week
“More neatly observed finely tuned comedies from Marcella Evaristi…” Gillian Reynolds, Pick of the Day, Telegraph.
“… Mark Bonnar easily slipping into David Tennant’s shoes as Joe…” Stephanie Billen, The Times
Mark Bonnar takes on the role of Joe and, alongside Sarah Alexander, Phoebe Abbott and Finlay Christie, stars in the multi-married, multi-divorced Miller family with 6 hilarious new episodes featuring a host of fantastic guest stars. Tracey-Ann Oberman returns as the manipulative gossip journalist Helen, Stephen Critchlow as Joe’s lifelong chum Bobby and, new to the series, Nicky Henson features as Mimi’s estranged father William, and Juliet Cadzow as Joe’s mother Sophia.
Written by award winning writer Marcella Evaristi, set in North London, and featuring two lead characters aged 15 and 11, the production team that produced four hugely successful series of the critically acclaimed Radio 4 comedy drama ‘Baggage’, return to the 11:30am slot with a second series of this innovative show.
The Go-betweenies.... looks at contemporary family life through the prism of two north London siblings who shlep with varying degrees of enthusiasm between their divorced parents’ homes --- Mum’s comfy Highgate house and Dad’s new rackety rental on the Holloway Road.
Mimi Sarah Alexander
Joe Mark Bonnar
Lucy Phoebe Abbott
Tom Finlay Christie
Writer: Marcella Evaristi | Director: Marilyn Imrie | Producer: Gordon Kennedy
An Absolutely Production for BBC Radio 4.
In the press
"...It could be classed as Outnumbered for Radio but that would be doing a disservice to a nuanced comic take on life amongst the chattering classes..."
David Crawford, Radio Times
".. an entertaining view of a contemporary family..."