The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.
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 Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas / ... (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Miss Elizabeth Mapp (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Georgie Pillson (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Denis Lill ...
 Major Benjamin 'Benjy' Flint / ... (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Mary MacLeod ...
 Godiva 'Diva' Plaistow / ... (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
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 Rev. Kenneth Bartlett (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Cecily Hobbs ...
 'Quaint' Irene Coles (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 Mr. Algernon Wyse / ... (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Marion Mathie ...
 Mrs. Susan Wyse MBE / ... (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Geraldine Newman ...
 Grosvenor (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Ken Kitson ...
 Cadman (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Lucinda Gane ...
 Foljambe (10 episodes, 1985-1986)
Cherry Morris ...
 Withers (9 episodes, 1985-1986)
David Gooderson ...
 Mr. Woolgar (5 episodes, 1985)
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Mrs Emmeline Lucas (Lucia) has just moved to the small English town of Tilling where she comes into conflict with the social ambitions of Miss Elizabeth Mapp. Until now, Miss Mapp has led (and controlled) the social life of Tilling, but that was before they met Lucia. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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1 March 2002 | by (Ibiza) – See all my reviews

People seem to be trying to analyse this series to death, at the end of the day it is simply a wonderful comedy of manners, wonderfully acted and beautifully presented. The principles are all actors of great experience and charisma, working with almost infallible material. If you want slapstick or alternative humour, this is not the place for you! If you love watching a comedy where it is the actors who make the script brilliantly funny, rather than simply being given punchlines to deliver, then you should be in seventh heaven. Watch, relax, enjoy.


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