My Family is a British television sitcom. It was shown on BBC One from 19 September 2000 until 11 September 2011. It was created by Fred Barron and is set in Chiswick, west London. It stars Robert Lindsay as dentist Ben Harper and Zoe Wanamaker as Susan Harper. They are a middle-aged, middle-class married couple who have three children. They elder son is Nick (played by Kris Marshall), who is stupid, cheerful and has no direction in life. The daughter is Janey (played by Daniela Denby-Ashe), who has many boyfriends and becomes a single mother. The younger son is Michael (played by Gabriel Thomson), who comes out as gay.