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Minor Adjustment

Radio 4
1996 (six episodes)

Domestic sitcom written by scriptwriting veteran Eric Merriman (who worked on Beyond Our Ken in the 1950s) and his son Andy, and based on Andy’s experiences of bringing up a Down’s Syndrome daughter.  Peter Davison starred as Richard Stubbs, a satirical cartoonist, with Samantha Bond as his wife Sarah, an analyst working from home; Sarah Merriman, Andy’s real-life daughter, played five-year-old Amy, who had Down’s, and her older sister Kate was played by Claire Russell.

© JB Sumner 1998