WorldCat Identities

Larbey, Bob

Overview
Works: 35 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 259 library holdings
Genres: Drama 
Classifications: PN1992.77.G66, 823.91
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Most widely held works by Bob Larbey
The good life by John Esmonde ( Book )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More of the good life by John Esmonde ( Book )
3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plough your own furrow, the first ever episode, finds Tom reaching his 40th birthday and deciding it's time for a complete life change. In The thing in the cellar, the Goods' new generator becomes a cause for concern when Jerry and Margo are left in charge!
The Good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four original BBC television episodes of the much-loved classic sitcom starring Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington and Penelope Keith. Surbiton's most famous residents bring their endearingly funny mix of self-reliance and snobbery to audio, in these four hilarious episodes. The Guru of Surbiton (12 December 1975) Two students arrive to help Tom and Barbara in the garden, and hail Tom as their new messiah. Mr Fix-It (19 December 1975) A freelance reporter writes a story about the Goods, and Margo and Jerry try to use the publicity for their own benefit. The Day Peace Broke Out (2 January 1976) Someone has been stealing leeks from Tom's garden. When he shoots the thief with an air rifle, he is charged with assault and has to go to court. Mutiny (9 January 1976) Jerry's boss asks him to put up a Dutch businessman on the same night Margo is playing Maria in The Sound of Music. When Jerry refuses, he is sacked - can the Goods help
The good life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Asked to hit their marks one more time as a benefit for British athletes headed to the Commonwealth Games, the Good Life ensemble had the added honor of performing before the Queen (the Queen is shown arriving at the studio and greting cast and crew members individually after the taping). In When I'm 65, the grand finale of this BBC comedy classic, both couples prepare for the future in their own unique way
The Good Life by John Esmonde ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Tom Good, a 40-year old draughtsman, and his wife Barbara drop out of the rat race and become self-sufficient they change their lives forever. To the horror of their neighbours, Jerry and Margo Leadbetter, the Goods turn their home into a farm complete with vegetable patches, a goat, pigs and multitude of hens. Tom and Barbara Good soon find that living off the land in Surbiton isn't always easy
The Good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
More gentle humour and affectionate repartee from Surbiton's most famous sparring neighbours. Home Sweet Home (16 January 1976) When the Goods hear about a nearby farm that would be perfect for them, they decide to move. But neither of them really wants to leave. Going to Pot (23 January 1976) The Goods enrol in evening classes, and Tom discovers an unexpected talent for pottery. When his work starts to sell, will their self-sufficient lifestyle be threatened? The Early Birds (10 September 1976) After an argument with Margo and Jerry about working late in the garden, the Goods decide on an 'early to bed, early to rise' approach. But it's not as easy as it sounds. The Happy Event (17 September 1976) Pinky has a litter of piglets, but the runt seems too weak to live. Can the Goods and the Leadbeters save it
The Good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mismatched neighbours in fictitious Surbiton provide comic fun for all
Please sir! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"John Alderton stars as Bernard Hedges, the optimistic young teacher assigned to teach the uncontrollable students in class 5C at Fenn Street Secondary school. Although his fellow teachers have lost all hope in them, Bernard sees much potential and combats the full might of these unruly students"--Container
The Good life ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mismatched neighbours in fictitious Surbiton provide comic fun for all
The good life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom and Barbara Good are finding that living off the land in Surbiton can often be hard work with few rewards, and if certainly doesn't impress the neighbours, Margo and Jerry Leadbetter
The Good Life by John Esmonde ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Good life ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richard Briers, Felicity Kendal, Penelope Keith and Paul Eddington star as the Goods and the Leadbeaters, Surbiton neighbours whose conflicts arise from the Goods' self-sufficient lifestyle. This volume features the last two episodes ever made: the Christmas special, Silly, But It's Fun and the Royal Command Performance episode, When I'm 65
The good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good life by John Esmonde ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good life ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plough your own furrow - As a first step Tom gives up his job. As a second, he swaps his car for a rotary cultivator and ploughs up his garden. Say little hen... - Just having chickens is not enough. Somehow or other they must be persuaded to lay. The weaker sex? - The first shoots are beginning to show in what was once a flower garden, and Barbara is beginning to find that the simple life can be tiring and boring
Please sir! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De vrolijke, nai╠łeve Bernard Hedges heeft het zwaar in zijn eerste baan als leraar aan een moeilijke school in een Londense buitenwijk
The Good life ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mismatched neighbours in fictitious Surbiton provide comic fun for all
The good life ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Tom Good decided to give up his well-paid job for self-sufficiency, his snobbish neighbours Jerry and Margo thought he was mad. Even stranger was Tom's wife Barbara's acceptance. Now, their upmarket suburban home sports a functioning farm complete with animals and vegetable patches where most would put a greenhouse
 
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Alternative Names
Larbey, Robert Edward John
Languages
English (37)
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