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As Time Goes By
As Time Goes By is a British romantic sitcom
which aired on BBC One from 1992 to 2005, running for nine series and three
specials. Starring Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer, it follows the relationship
between two former lovers who meet unexpectedly after not having been in contact
for 38 years. As Time Goes By was adapted and recorded for radio. Three series
were broadcast on BBC Radio 2 between 1997 and 1999. The first episode included
a flashback to Jean and Lionel 38 years before, something that never happened on
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Former sweethearts Jean and Lionel meet up again after many years, but
true love fails to rekindle.
Jean and Lionel visit old haunts in the country, but fail to recapture
Lecturing in Norwich, Lionel stays with an old girlfriend. But Jean
turns up unexpectedly.
Jean's daughter Judith begins to fall for Lionel. But Lionel's publisher
falls for Jean.
Complications ensue when Judith's plan to leave Lionel and Jean on their
own goes wrong.
Lionel and Jean visit her sister-in-law, but are less than frank about
their romantic past
Lionel invites Jean on a cruise with him, but is puzzled when she
resists his invitation.
Lionel is plunged into hectic promotion for his new book.
Will Lionel and Jean's trip to Paris go as planned?
Lionel and Jean decide to live together - but confusion arises over
which property they are going to share.
Jean's sister-in-law, Penny, and her husband, Stephen, come for a visit,
and Lionel has to continue the deception that he is a psychiatrist.
Jean and Lionel find that sharing a house is not all domestic bliss.
Jean expands her business and Lionel hears unexpected news from America.
Lionel gets a surprise from Alistair and Jean interviews a manager for
the new branch of her agency.
Lionel needs a secretary for his new TV mini-series and Jean discovers
jetlag doesn't improve relations with her new manager.
Jean replaces Lionel's secretary, but Mrs Flack is more than they
Lionel's routine is disturbed when Sandy moves in.
Jean and Lionel devise a plan to get rid of Mrs Flack.
Jean's sister-in-law arrives with the news that she has left her
Lionel finally decides to propose to Jean