The Life and Loves of a She-Devil (1986)

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Ruth has everything. A large, warty body, a standard house in the suburbs, two whiney children, a dog, a cat and a guinea pig. She also has Bobo, her unfaithful accountant husband who ... See full summary »

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 Bobbo (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Mary Fisher (4 episodes, 1986)
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 Ruth (4 episodes, 1986)
Paul Herzberg ...
 Garcia (4 episodes, 1986)
Caroline Butler ...
 Nicola (4 episodes, 1986)
Christopher Mossford ...
 Andy (4 episodes, 1986)
Liz Smith ...
 Mrs. Fisher (3 episodes, 1986)
Noel Dyson ...
 Brenda (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Nurse Hopkins (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Angus (2 episodes, 1986)
John Rowe ...
 Dr. Rohn (2 episodes, 1986)
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 Dr. Ghengis (2 episodes, 1986)
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Ruth has everything. A large, warty body, a standard house in the suburbs, two whiney children, a dog, a cat and a guinea pig. She also has Bobo, her unfaithful accountant husband who resents her very existence. Bobo wants, and is wanted by, Mary Fisher. Mary Fisher lives in a lighthouse by the sea and writes about love. When Bobo leaves Ruth for the novelist, she decides that Mary Fisher doesn't know the first thing about love. Ruth intends to teach her. Written by Renee Ann Byrd <byrdie@wyrdbyrd.org>

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Great News - it's here at last !
27 September 2004 | by (Stockton-on-Tees , England) – See all my reviews

Possibly one of the best British - let alone Best TV mini series ever - FINALLY available to buy on DVD .

I have waited years to see it again , the TV version is as near to the original novel as you can get in a 4 hour series . The box set with extra features including interviews with the stars etc is available in the UK on region 2 format DVD - what are you waiting for - it's 18 years since it's seen the light of day ! The casting is superb and it's nice to see the BBC all those years ago spending a few "bob" to recreate the "tower house" on the white cliffs - i hope it's still there after all these years - the cliffs keep disappearing at about a foot a year .


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