Alec Callendar, a Pinner solicitor who likes talking to Perry Mason, meets and falls in love with Zoe Angel, a woman half his age. The series follows their relationship, as well as the ups ... See full summary »

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 Alec / ... (39 episodes, 1989-1994)
Frances White ...
 Vera Flood / ... (39 episodes, 1989-1994)
Paul Venables ...
 Jamie / ... (38 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Hilary (33 episodes, 1989-1993)
Chrissie Cotterill ...
 Debbie / ... (30 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 Zoe / ... (26 episodes, 1990-1994)
Kate Williams ...
 Dorothy Burgess - Zoe's Mother / ... (26 episodes, 1989-1994)
Carolyn Pickles ...
 Simone / ... (23 episodes, 1989-1994)
Paul Raynor ...
 Roy (18 episodes, 1989-1993)
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Alec Callendar, a Pinner solicitor who likes talking to Perry Mason, meets and falls in love with Zoe Angel, a woman half his age. The series follows their relationship, as well as the ups and downs of Alec's officemates: his secretaries, Hilary and Miss Flood, and Alec's son, Jamie. Written by Kathy Li

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2 April 1989 (UK)  »

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Od maja do decembra  »

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Anton Rodgers and Frances White are the only actors to appear in every episode, next is Paul Venables who appears in 38 out of the 39 episodes. The character Zoe appears in every episode but is played by two different people (Eve Matheson and Lesley Dunlop). See more »

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Dorothy 'Dot' Burgess, Zoe's Mother: [to a customer about Zoe] I dropped her on her head once when she was a baby, unfortunately not hard enough.
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A true to life show.
9 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am a "May to December" husband. My wife is 28 years younger than I am. We have had 19 happy years together this Feb 14th. I worked in Pinner Middlesex England as a policeman for 9 years and the show was filmed in the village,not on a studio lot. I think this was one of the best shows that the UK ever sent over to the USA. The story is very true to life, (I went through it with my son just like he does with his daughter.) So far only the first 2 seasons have made it to DVD and I check regularly to see if they have added more seasons.unfortunately they have only put it on DVD in PAL Zone 2. I had to buy a special DVD player so I could watch the ones they have put out. The local PBS station is not running again.


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