Ever Decreasing Circles

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Ever Decreasing Circles

Season 1 (1984)

The complete first series of the domestic rivalry sitcom. In 'The New Neighbour', we are introduced to the life of Martin Bryce (Richard Briers), in which everything has its place and there is a place for everything. But this pillar of local community has his well-ordered life disrupted by the arrival of flashy new neighbour Paul Ryman (Peter Egan) whose dapper looks and unmarried status set local curtains twitching. In 'Taking Over' newcomer Paul attempts a take-over of the running of the local motorclub, currently under Martin's stewardship. Meanwhile Martin's wife Ann (Penelope Wilton) hopes that Paul's arrival signals a more exciting social circle. In 'A Strange Woman' Martin's fears about Paul's flashy ways upsetting the nest he has built for himself in the Close start to solidify. In 'Holiday Plans', Howard and Hilda, the meek and mild other neighbours of the Bryce's break with a 7 year holidaymaking tradition when Paul offers them and the Bryce's the use of his villa in Spain. This leads Martin to wonder what strings are attached... In 'Vicars and Tarts with Martin temporarily out of the picture, the ever-more-popular Paul is voted to organise the charity Vicars and Tarts party. But busybody Martin can't face being out of the limelight and resorts to a little blackmail in order to receive a share of the glory.

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Season 2 (1984)

The complete first series of the popular British television comedy. Richard Briers plays Martin Bryce, well-meaning local busybody and enthusiastic convener of his suburban residents' association, and Penelope Wilton stars as Ann, his long-suffering wife. The only threat to Martin's settled existence is the presence of his new neighbour Paul (Peter Egan), a younger man who might just be paying too much attention to Martin's wife, and who always seems to get the better of him in any exchange. Episodes are: 'The Tea Party', 'The Cricket Match', 'A Married Man', 'Housework', 'Snooker', 'Boredom', 'The Psychiatrist' and 'The Party'.

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Season 3 (1986)

All six episodes from the third series of the popular 1980s television comedy. Richard Briers plays Martin Bryce, well-meaning local busybody and enthusiastic convener of his suburban residents' association, and Penelope Wilton stars as Ann, his long-suffering wife. The only threat to Martin's settled existence is the presence of his new neighbour Paul (Peter Egan), a younger man who might just be paying too much attention to Martin's wife. In this series Martin lets fame go to his head after he saves a girl from drowning, fears Paul is trying to take over the resident's association, and finds himself in an awkward position when away at a business conference. Episodes are: 'Manure'; 'One Night Stand'; 'House to Let'; 'Local Hero'; 'The Campaign' and 'Cavaliers and Roundheads.'

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Season 4 (1987)

All seven episodes from the fourth series of the popular 1980s television comedy. Richard Briers plays Martin Bryce, well-meaning local busybody and enthusiastic convener of his suburban residents' association, and Penelope Wilton stars as Ann, his long-suffering wife. The only threat to Martin's settled existence is the presence of his new neighbour Paul (Peter Egan), a younger man who might just be paying too much attention to Martin's wife, and who always seems to get the better of Martin in any exchange. In this series a health scare means Martin has to try and relax, he's offered an opportunity to get Paul out of the neighborhood, and conflict over the right-of-way on a public footpath gives Martin a new campaign to get worked up about. Episodes are: 'Relaxation'; 'Goodbye Paul?'; 'Stuck in a Loft'; 'Neighborhood Watch'; 'The Footpath'; 'Jumping to Conclusions' and 'Half an Office.'

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