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Ruth Jones takes on the role of the larger-than-life Carry On actress Hattie Jacques, revealing how her home life was blown apart by a secret sexual liaison with her handsome young driver while she was married to Dad's Army star John Le Mesurier.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Jun 2012 21:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Tony Bennett

    The Good Life

  • George Shearing & Nat King Cole

    Let There Be Love

  • Chuck Berry

    Run Rudolph Run

  • Betty Carter

    This Is Always

  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Love Me or Leave Me

  • Julie London

    Call Me Irresponsible

  • Colin Frechter & Bob Barratt

    Grand Hotel Waltz

  • Eric Rogers

    Carry On Cabby

  • Sammy Davis Jr.

    Hey There

  • Julie London

    You Stepped Out of a Dream

  • Nina Simone

    A Little Sugar In My Bowl

  • Shirley Bassey

    Somebody Like Me

  • The Shirelles

    Dedicated to the One I Love

  • Dinah Washington

    September in the Rain

  • Laurie Johnson

    This Is Your Life

  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Putting All My Eggs in One Basket

  • Kenny Burrell

    Gee Baby Ain't I Good To You

  • Chamber Domaine, Thomas Kemp & Stephen De Pledge

    Spiegel Im Spiegel


Role Contributor
Hattie Jacques Ruth Jones
John Le Mesurier Robert Bathurst
John Schofield Aidan Turner
Joan Malin Jeany Spark
Bruce Jay Simpson
Eric Sykes Graham Fellows
Esma Cannon Marcia Warren
Gerald Thomas Stephen Critchlow
Young Actress Susy Kane
Eamonn Andrews Lewis Macleod
Ron Brian Pettifer
Reg James Martin
Robin Le Mesurier John Bell
Producer Richard Osborne
Producer Seb Barwell
Director Dan Zeff
Writer Stephen Russell