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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.
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Series cast summary:
Julia Davis ...  Jill Tyrrell 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Angus Deayton ...  Don Cole 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Rebecca Front ...  Cathy Cole / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Ruth Jones ...  Linda 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Mark Gatiss ...  Glenn Bulb 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Felicity Montagu ...  Sue Forks 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Ralph Brown ...  Jacques 6 episodes, 2005
Michael Fenton Stevens Michael Fenton Stevens ...  Gordon Forks / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2005
Kevin Eldon ...  Terry Tyrrell 6 episodes, 2004
Kitty Fitzgerald Kitty Fitzgerald ...  Joy 5 episodes, 2004
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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.

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Comedy | Crime | Thriller

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

6 January 2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Szép álmokat! See more »

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Baby Cow Productions See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

Parts of Series 2 were filmed in The Mumbles and the Gower Coast, near Swansea. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Jill Tyrrell: Hiya, Don!
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Connections

Referenced in Gavin and Stacey: The Out-Takes (2010) See more »

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My Name is Nobody Theme
Written by Ennio Morricone
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Be Careful Now! (Rude Words Warning)
28 July 2006 | by tgtroundSee all my reviews

What do you say about a female character who is utterly selfish and has absolutely no redeeming features? The Guardian newspaper described her as a "t*rd in leather trousers" which is along the right lines.

Julia Davis both as a writer and an actress has gone where many men would fear to tread and has brought us a comedy so black it's positively shiny. A hilariously politically incorrect comedy this series examines the winners and losers in life and suggests that those out for themselves can succeed over the decent and altruistic.

This series is definitely NOT for those of a nervous disposition or who do not wish to enter the belly of the beast that is modern society.

The rest of the cast are excellent and special mention must go to Angus Deayton for playing a doctor with a private life far less interesting than his own and to Ruth Jones for enthusiastically playing a character who is constantly humiliated.


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