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Ed Reardon's Week: Series 8

Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
Categories: Film, Radio & TV, Comedy
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Summary

Christopher Douglas stars as Ed Reardon in the complete Series 8 of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy series.

Ed Reardon - hack writer, pipe smoker, fare-dodger, and master of the abusive email - returns in the radio sitcom, written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds.

In these six episodes, Ed finds himself enjoying "weekend-ish things"; working with his son Jake on a piece of "genuine" factutainment; writing a tribute for Jaz Milvane's 60th birthday celebrations; starring on local radio; lending some authentic "oldspeak" to the modern gaming fraternity; and searching for a new home when his landlord Stan decides to cash in on the 2012 Olympics....

Starring Christopher Douglas as Ed with a supporting cast including Jenny Agutter, Stephanie Cole, Philip Jackson, Rita May, Geoffrey Whitehead, and Barunka O'Shaughnessy.

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"The funniest sitcom ever to grace Radio 4" ( Radio Times)

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Pure genius. If you don't appreciate Ed, you are a victim of your asininity.

Pure genius. If you don't appreciate Ed, you are a victim of your asininity. No Elgar!

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Genius

Hilarious. Fans of previous series will enjoy this every bit as much as 1-7. Anyone new to the Ed Reardon world - it will be the best credit you ever use.

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