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Encyclopedia > Fear, Stress and Anger
Fear, Stress & Anger
Genre Sitcom
Starring Peter Davison
Pippa Haywood
Georgia Moffett
Daisy Aitkens
Country of origin Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
No. of episodes 6
Production
Producer(s) Hartswood Films
Running time 30 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel BBC Two
Original run 22 February 200729 March 2007
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Fear, Stress & Anger was a British sitcom starring Peter Davison and Pippa Haywood. It first broadcast from 22 February to 29 March 2007 on BBC Two, and is written by Michael Aitkens. Unusually for a sitcom there is no studio audience or laugh track. It is not currently available on DVD. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Peter Davison (born 13 April 1951) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriots All Creatures Great and Small and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984. ... Pippa Haywood as Joanna Clore in Green Wing. ... Georgia Elizabeth Moffett (born December 25, 1984 in west London) is an English actress and the daughter of actors Peter Davison and Sandra Dickinson. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Hartswood Films is a British television production company, founded and run by the experienced producer Beryl Vertue. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... A British sitcom is a situation comedy (sitcom) produced in the United Kingdom. ... Peter Davison (born 13 April 1951) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriots All Creatures Great and Small and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984. ... Pippa Haywood as Joanna Clore in Green Wing. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Michael Aitkens (born 1947) is a British writer of drama scripts for movies, television, and the traditional stage. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

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Cast

Peter Davison (born 13 April 1951) is an English actor, best known for his roles as Tristan Farnon in the television version of James Herriots All Creatures Great and Small and as the fifth incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who, which he played from 1981 to 1984. ... Pippa Haywood as Joanna Clore in Green Wing. ... Georgia Elizabeth Moffett (born December 25, 1984 in west London) is an English actress and the daughter of actors Peter Davison and Sandra Dickinson. ... Eileen Essell is a British-based, elderly actress who has starred in such movies as Duplex, Finding Neverland, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005 version), The Producers (2005 film version), and other films and TV programs. ... Jeff Rawle Jeff Rawle (born 1951 in Birmingham, England) is a British actor. ... Katherine Parkinson is a British actress. ...

Plot

Martin Chadwick is a middle-aged (born 1956) advertising executive whose job is downsized and he is forced to work at home, only having contact with one colleague, Gemma, via a webcam. Meanwhile the Civil Service career of his wife Julie stagnates and his two twenty-something daughters, Chloe and Lucy refuse to leave home. Martin's elderly mother appears lost in another world. Martin and Julie's best friends are Duncan Amis, an author, and his wife Sarah who is a television actress. Martin and Julie try new jobs and therapy in order to cope with their life. A Creative webcam A web camera (or webcam, real camera) is a real-time camera (usually, though not always, a video camera) whose images can be accessed using the World Wide Web, instant messaging, or a PC video calling application. ... The British civil service is the permanent bureaucracy that supports the Government Ministers responsible to the Sovereign and Parliament in administering the United Kingdom. ... An author is the person who creates a written work, such as a book, story, article or the like. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ...


Episodes

Spoiler warning: Plot and/or ending details follow.
Title Airdate Overview
The Job List 22 February The advertising company Martin works for gives him a new job, which means he has to work at home. He soon gets bored and frustrated while trying to work his way through a list of things to do given to him by Julie, including dealing with the plumbers, the dog Diggy and the car. After visiting his mother at the nursing home, Martin brings her home, to Julie's annoyance. Lucy announces she is going to Iraq to help someone write a book and Duncan and Sarah come round for dinner.
Sex and Friends 1 March Duncan goes to see Martin and Julie to say he is having marriage problems, and when he gets home he sees Sarah sleeping with his golfing partner Barry. Duncan then changes the locks, and Sarah comes to stay with Martin and Julie in the spare room, Martin having taken Gran back to the nursing home. Sarah's presence soon causes problems all round, so Julie brings Gran back which means Sarah has to go so Gran can have her room back.
Stress and Drugs 8 March Martin is getting depressed and very stressed, and Sarah suggests to Julie that he take legal drugs, while Duncan suggests he get a new job. Martin then applies for a job at a Christian PR firm. However, before an important interview he takes one of the drugs which effects his behaviour. Meanwhile, Chloe is learning to drive, with Martin as her instructor, but she fails her test.
Julie's Interviews 15 March Julie has to prepare for an interview to become Head of Planning, and has to try and impress her boss Laura Swanson (played Elizabeth Bennett). However, she does not get the job as she is not qualified enough. Meanwhile, Martin has problems buying tampons and Lucy complains about bank charges.
Health and Gran 22 March Martin and Julie injure themselves when they get drunk, and the following day they find Gran unconscious. At the hospital, Martin promises God that he will give up drink if Gran survives. The doctor then tells them that Gran had alcohol poisoning, and Martin feels guilty. He then gives up drink and tries to show everyone that he cares about them. However, very soon he leaves Gran at the golf course, and agrees with social services to take her back to the care home, a decision that Gran is very pleased about. Guests starring Martin Trenaman.
Menopause 29 March Duncan asks Martin to him a favour, which will help Henry Clegg, a friend of Duncan's, get a knighthood. Meanwhile, Julie is very stressed and down, and thinks it is the menopause, and Martin has to assure that her that he will not leave her for someone younger.

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Theme tune

Mcfly's cover of the Queen song "Don't Stop Me Now" accompanies the closing credits, while Queen's original accompanies the opening credits. McFly are an English pop rock band who were successfully launched into the music scene in early 2004 with their number one single, 5 Colours in Her Hair. The band was founded by Tom Fletcher (born July 17, 1985) and also consists of Danny Jones (born March 12, 1986), Dougie... Queen are an English rock band, formed in 1970 in London by Brian May, Freddie Mercury, and Roger Taylor, with John Deacon joining the following year. ... Dont Stop Me Now ( ) is a 1979 hit single by Queen, from their 1978 album Jazz. ...


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