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 Audrey fforbes-Hamilton / ... (22 episodes, 1979-2007)
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 Richard DeVere (22 episodes, 1979-2007)
Angela Thorne ...
 Marjory Frobisher (22 episodes, 1979-2007)
Daphne Heard ...
 Mrs. Polouvicka (17 episodes, 1979-1981)
John Rudling ...
 Brabinger (16 episodes, 1979-1981)
Gerald Sim ...
 The Rector (15 episodes, 1979-2007)
Michael Bilton ...
 Ned (15 episodes, 1979-1981)
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Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is sad when her husband dies but is shocked when she realises that she has to leave Grantleigh Manor where her family has lived forever. The new owner is Richard De Vere, owner of a major supermarket chain. Audrey makes sure she's on hand to keep an eye on him by buying The Old Lodge on the edge of the Manor grounds. As time goes by both Richard and Audrey realises that they are falling for each other but both are too shy to do anything about it. Meanwhile, Mrs. Polouvicka, Richard's mother (he changed his name to help him in his business.) knows the situation between Richard and Audrey and is determined to see that Richard does the right thing. Audrey's friend Marjory Frobisher and butler Brabinger are on hand to help out if necessary. Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

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Angela Thorne's husband Peter Penry-Jones played Julian Gayforth in the final two episodes, as an opponent of Richard DeVere at Cavendish Foods. See more »

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The Rector: For what we are about to receive may the Lord make us truly thankful.
[Marjory stifles a laugh]
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Marjory?
Marjory Frobisher: Sorry! Um, got a bone in my throat.
Audrey fforbes-Hamilton: Do watch out for bones everybody. You can't be too careful with avocados.
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One of the Really Great Series....
6 April 2000 | by (New Jersey, USA) – See all my reviews

I'm usually not a sucker for formula shows like this. They chase, they chase, but they never get together. The comedy and chemistry of Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles overcomes my initial reluctance to shows of this sort. In short, I LOVE IT, I LOVE IT, I LOVE IT... It's worth watching the series in its entirety just to have their history in your memory banks so you can enjoy the final episode of the show. It paints a lovely picture. The show ended complete. There was no more to be said. A truly classy ending to a truly classy show and cast....


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