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Friday Night Dinner 6:1

this evening (friday 27th), 10.00-10.30pm (repeated 11.50pm monday), on channel 4 tv 

friday night dinner: the caravan (1st episode, new, 6th series) (starring tamsin greig, paul ritter, simon bird, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman) (written by robert popper)

“Dad’s bought a grotty caravan. Jim’s got a new dog. And the boys have new ‘females’ – but can they bear to tell Mum?”

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Doctors 21:44-47

tuesday 21st january and 4th and 11th february, 1.45-2.15pm, on bbc 1 tv

doctors 21:44, 46, 47 (with sarah moyle and simon schatzberger) (written by toby walton) includes …

“44. Valerie connects with her Jewish heritage… and Rabbi David.

46. Valerie and David’s bond grows.

47. Rabbi David lets Valerie down.”

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Friday Night Dinner 5:1-6

early tomorrow morning (sunday 22nd), 12.50-3.55am, on channel E4 tv (repeated from 4th may to 8th june 2018 on channel 4 tv)

friday night dinner (all episodes, 5th series) (starring tamsin greig, paul ritter, simon bird, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman) (written by robert popper)

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FR: Gary Sinyor

this evening (wednesday 18th), 7.16-7.25pm, on bbc radio 4 

front row (presented by john wilson) leads wth …

“Director and writer • Gary Sinyor joins John Wilson to discuss his new sitcom The Jewish Enquirer. This follows hapless journalist Paul, played by Tim Downie, in search of scoops for Britain’s ‘fourth most-read Jewish newspaper’.

Sinyor reveals how his own Jewish heritage inspired this irreverent depiction of a Jewish family and how everything and everything from circumcision to anti-semitism to Philip Green is ripe for satire.”

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Friday Night Dinner 4:1-6

early tomorrow morning (sunday 15th), 12.30-3.30am, on channel E4 tv (repeated from 22nd july to 26th august 2016 on channel 4 tv)

friday night dinner (all episodes, 4th series) (starring tamsin greig, paul ritter, simon bird, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman) (written by robert popper)

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Friday Night Dinner 3:1-6

early tomorrow morning (sunday 8th), 12.10-3.20am, on channel E4 tv (repeated from 20th june to 25th july 2014 on channel 4 tv)

friday night dinner (all episodes, 3rd series) (starring tamsin greig, paul ritter, simon bird, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman) (written by robert popper)

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Friday Night Dinner 2:1-6

tonight (saturday 29th and sunday 1st), 11.35pm-2.50am, on channel E4 tv (repeated from 7th october to 11th november 2012 on channel 4 tv)

friday night dinner (all episodes except the christmas episode, 2nd series) (starring tamsin greig, paul ritter, simon bird, tom rosenthal, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman) (written by robert popper)

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