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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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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Hilary: If my Derek were to kill me, what would it be called?
Vera Flood: Justifiable homicide.
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I like Eve
17 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very delightful series.After going thru the series twice, I prefer Eve Matheson's portrayal of Zoe over Leslie Dunlop. Leslie was very lovely and a fine actress,but I thought her character was a little too snippy and combative with Alec.Perhaps the writers felt that was necessary as the couple married and had a child. Eve's portrayal was lighter and sweeter and she and Alec always had some nice laughs. Both ladies were very attractive and played their part well.The other supports were excellent.The only character I couldn't take was Rosie, the sectary in the last season.Her accent and acting were too over the top.Anton Rogers was excellent.A wonderful show.Hope it goes to DVD shoo


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