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The Third Way

Sitcom by Jack Docherty about three marriages in states of disrepair. Fiona road tests Barney's theory about how to put the spark back in your marriage, to Barney's annoyance.

Start/Stop is a sitcom by Jack Docherty about three marriages in various states of disrepair.

Starring: couple number one - Jack Docherty as Barney and Kerry Godliman as Cathy; couple number two - John Thomson as Evan and Fiona Allen as Fiona; and couple number three - Charlie Higson as David and Laura Aikman as Alice.

The set up: Barney and Cathy have been married for ages and it shows, Evan and Fiona's marriage is one big, noisy argument and David is old enough to be Alice's father.

Start/Stop follows the story of these three couples as they try to make the best of their marriages and friendships. The show is warm, smart and funny, and the characters are able to stop the action, explain themselves to the audience and start it all up again.

This week: 'The Third Way'. Fiona road tests Barney's theory about how to put the spark back in your marriage, much to Barney's annoyance. Meanwhile Evan is housebound, sitting in a rubber ring after breaking his coccyx. And David is worried his memory is failing, and he's trying everything under the sun to improve it.

Written by: Jack Docherty
Producer: Claire Jones

A BBC Studio Production.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 28 Aug 2018 18:30

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Credits

Role Contributor
Barney Jack Docherty
Cathy Kerry Godliman
Evan John Thomson
Fiona Fiona Allen
David Charlie Higson
Alice Laura Aikman
Producer Claire Jones
Writer Jack Docherty

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