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)
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 Simone / ... (23 episodes, 1989-1994)
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 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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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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Alec Callender: You know what they say about solicitors - problems solved while you wait... and wait and wait.
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not what I thought it would be
12 January 2001 | by (st. pete, fl usa) – See all my reviews

I heard that Anton Rodgers(from the classic "Fresh Fields") was in this show and tuned in. He plays a solicitor who meets and falls for a younger woman. His daughter and friends freak over the match. The variest shows tell how they continue to date, avoid pitfalls, and try to cope with his snobby daughter and friends.

All this was handled with realism and taste. You may not agree with a May-December romance, but you really feel for these two and understand what people go through in this situation, plus the characters on this show are FUNNY! So if you see it on your PBS channel, tune in and enjoy.


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