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Amanda Whittington’s adaptation of Nina Stibbe’s comic novel set in 1970s Leicestershire about the madcap schemes of three kids to find their recently divorced mum a new man

Amanda Whittington’s adaptation of Nina Stibbe’s comic novel set in 1970s Leicestershire about the madcap schemes of three kids to find their recently divorced mum a new man

Lizzie ….. Eloise Webb
Amy….. Fern Deacon
Little Jack ….. Ben Barker
Elizabeth ….. Amanda Hale
Mr Lomax ….. Jason Barnett
Dad ….. James Lailey
Mrs Longlady ….. Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs Worth ….. Adie Allen

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

Set in a small Leicestershire village in the 1970s, this four-part comedy drama is about the madcap schemes of three children to cheer up their recently divorced mum, Elizabeth. Struggling to cope, she has taken to drinking and compulsive playwriting – neither of which impresses villagers already deeply suspicious of an attractive divorcee. Top of their list is to find her a new man in the hope that it will appease the hostile locals.

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Tue 14 May 2019 23:00

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Role Contributor
Lizzie Eloise Webb
Amy Fern Deacon
Little Jack Ben Barker
Elizabeth Amanda Hale
Mr Lomax Jason Barnett
Dad James Lailey
Mrs Longlady Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs Worth Adie Allen
Director Gemma Jenkins
Author Nina Stibbe
Adaptor Amanda Whittington

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