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 ...
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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
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This lovely show needs to be on DVD immediately. All the characters are lovable -- even Mr. Henty. The repartee (sp?) is witty AND funny. Then when you least expect it, you find there is more than just sarcasm and witticisms. There is emotional depth.
The characters -- most of them -- actually go through psychological as well as emotional changes. So as the series goes along, you watch and feel the changes within the characters. It's tough to write something like that into a script and still keep it a lighthearted, endearing family show. But it's so well-done. What a difference when you have a good balance of experienced actors and newcomers.
I wish it had played longer here when it was on public television. DVD Now!
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