Love 40 New Balls Please Series 2

1st Broadcast 1998 BBC Radio 2



Dirk Maggs



Produced for

Celador BBC Radio 2




A musical sitcom about the onset of middle age, with the forty-year-old hero Mervyn.



Rock ín' roll sitcom featuring forty-something Mervyn Stutter as the beleaguered ex-hippy fast approaching his sell by date. As well as confronting the normal mid-life crises of expanding waistline and diminishing prospects, Mervyn has to juggle a bizarre and bewildering cast of friends, lodgers and hangers-on. A hilarious take on the journey into middle age, illuminated and illustrated by specially written songs.




Episode 1

Web Feat


Episode 2

Radio Shed


Episode 3

We Are Not a Grandmother

Episode 4

Gimme Shelter


Episode 5

Upwardly Mobile


Episode 6




Mervyn Stutter
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Moira Downie
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Eve Karpf
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Tony Millan

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John Challis
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Gary Martin
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Sophie Louise Dann
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Philip Sherlock


Production Crew

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Recorded at

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Music composed & Arranged

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Comment by Dirk Maggs

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Running Time

30 Minutes

6 Episodes in series


Other Links

Love 40 New Balls Please Series 1

Love 40 New Balls Please Series 2

Love 40 New Balls Please Series 3



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