Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

This week we will be looking at a sitcom that was on the BBC and had a very short life – Carrie and Barry  

Opening Titles / Theme Tune

The song is Happy Heart sung by Andy Williams

About the Show

Summary of Plot 

Neil Morrissey plays part-time taxi driver Barry and Claire Rushbrook is his beautician wife Carrie. The couple find themselves with the daily challenges of keeping the spice in their marriage and the fun in their day jobs — as well as having to deal with Barry’s teenage daughter Sinéad (Sarah Quintrell) from his disastrous first marriage. – IMDB

Number of Seasons / Episodes 

2 seasons

Characters:

Neil Morrissey – Barry

Claire Rushbrook  – Carrie

Sarah Quintrell – Sinead

Mark Williams – Kirk

Michelle Gomez – Michelle

Trivia

+It ran between the years 2004 – 2005

+ Each episode was 29 minutes long

+It didn’t receive the greatest of press reviews in the media, however received good reviews for the second series

Classic Clips 

 

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