Just Juliette

A comedy written by Julie Balloo and Jenny Eclair about a woman of a certain age juggling motherhood, marriage and the media. With Jenny Eclair, Jeff Rawle and Annabel Giles, the series was directed by Helen Williams.

SERIES 1 | 2

:: Series 1

Broadcast in the early evening comedy slot on Radio 4 (6.30pm), the first, four-part, series was repeated a year later in the late night comedy slot (11.30pm).

TitleTX DateRpt DateSynopsis
Reviews12.8.993.8.00The reviews for Juliette's first programme are less than favourable. It seems the day can only get worse.
Change19.8.9910.8.00Ron announces a change of direction in his professional life, but Corinne becomes convinced that he is being unfaithful.
Breakdown26.8.9917.8.00Juliette decides on a more effective way to raise her professional profile - a nervous breakdown followed by a stay at one of the most exclusive therapy clinics in the country.
Awards2.9.9924.8.00Juliette is haunted by the faux pas that ended her primetime television career. Against all the odds, her show is nominated for an award, but is history destined to repeat itself?

:: Series 2

The second, six-part, series was broadcast in the Radio 4 early evening comedy slot (6.30pm). James Fleet replaced Jeff Rawle in this serie and guests included Jan Goodman, Peter Sallis, Sylvia Syms, Robert Duncan, and Jon Culshaw.

TitleTX DateRpt DateSynopsis
Out Of Work16.11.00Juliette is out of work and desperate. so she uses her new-found spare time to try to become the perfect wife and mother, with the aid of a `Stepford wife' neighbour.
Girlfriends23.11.00Juliette is horrified to discover that her widower father has a girlfriend, and even more distressed when they come to stay and want to sleep in the same room.
Radio Show30.11.00Juliette rises from the ashes of unemployment to front a woman-only radio station from a bedsit, while Corinne gives up men and turns to dogs.
Shopping channel7.12.00Juliette finds a natural home for her talents on the shopping channel, whilst Ron discovers how life could have been different with his thoughtful, sensitive old flame.
Money Problems14.12.00Juliette and Ron have big money problems, so they jump at the chance to stand in as presenters of a mid-morning chat show.
Christmas21.12.00When plans for Christmas Day fall apart, Juliette wishes she had never been born. But when an angel, in the form of Dale Winton, shows her how things would have been without her, will she change her mind?