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Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Stephen Poliakoff's drama about an unexpected pact which develops between two women - Lillian, who's been away in a 'home' since she was a rebellious girl half a century ago, and sophisticated, 'happily married Harriet. Brought reluctantly together when Lillian is returned to the world, the pair find a common purpose which has hilarious and risky consequences for those around them.

Last on

Mon 17 May 2010 22:00 BBC Four


Lillian Huckle
Peggy Ashcroft
Harriet Ambrose
Geraldine James
Hugh Ambrose
James Fox
Rachel Kempson
Dominic Ambrose
Jackson Kyle
Young Lillian
Rebecca Pidgeon
Rosalie Crutchley
Hugh Lloyd
Mental Hospital Nurse
Brid Brennan
Mental Hospital Doctor
David Hargreaves
Harley Street Doctor
Richard Haddon Haines
Young Cousin Edward
Barnaby Holm
Young Lillian's Father
Donald Douglas
Robyn Moore
Movie Buff
David Timson
City Friend at Party
Malcolm Mudie
Traffic Warden
Doyle Richmond
Supermarket Cashier
Anne Haydn
Peter Hall
Kenith Trodd
Stephen Poliakoff


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