Life with The Lyons

The Lyons

Life with The Lyons was a popular domestic sitcom featuring the real-life family group of Ben Lyon and Bebe Daniels with their children Barbara and Richard. Barbara's catch phrase was "I'll die. I'll just die". They first appeared on BBC radio in "Hi, Gang!".

Regular cast included Horace Percival as the vague Mr. Whimple, Molly Weir as Scots servant Aggie McDonald, Doris Rogers, as nosey neighbour Florrie Wainwright, Ian Sadler as her hen-pecked husband George, Hugh Morton as Ben's boss, Mr. Fox and Bob Block as Barbara Lyons' boyfriend, Harold

Their family pet dog was called "Skeeter". The programme later transferred to Television.

The scripts were mostly written by Bob Block, Bebe Daniels and Ronnie Hanbury. Blob Block went on to write many other comedy shows, notably 'Rentaghost'.

Click Here! Intro and Signature Tune

Click Here! A clip from the show

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