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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Release Date:
28 June 1990 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains... See more »
Awards:
1 win & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Superb! See more (8 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 21)

Graham Crowden ... Tom / ... (47 episodes, 1990-1994)

Stephanie Cole ... Diana Trent (47 episodes, 1990-1994)

Daniel Hill ... Harvey Bains (47 episodes, 1990-1994)
Janine Duvitski ... Jane Edwards (47 episodes, 1990-1994)
Andrew Tourell ... Geoffrey / ... (46 episodes, 1990-1994)
Sandra Payne ... Marion Ballard (46 episodes, 1990-1994)
Michael Bilton ... Basil / ... (27 episodes, 1990-1993)
Dawn Hope ... Jenny (26 episodes, 1990-1994)
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Series Directed by
Gareth Gwenlan (42 episodes, 1990-1994)
Sue Bysh (5 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Writing credits
Michael Aitkens (47 episodes, 1990-1994)

Series Produced by
Gareth Gwenlan .... producer (47 episodes, 1990-1994)
 
Series Cinematography by
Alec Curtis (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Dunstan (29 episodes, 1992-1994)
Glenn Hyde (16 episodes, 1990-1991)
Chris Wadsworth (10 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Production Design by
Roger Harris (29 episodes, 1992-1994)
Richard Brackenbury (7 episodes, 1990)
Don Giles (6 episodes, 1991)
Marjorie Pratt (4 episodes, 1991)
Graham Lough (3 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Costume Design by
Robin Stubbs (19 episodes, 1993-1994)
Philip Lester (10 episodes, 1991)
Janet Tharby (10 episodes, 1992)
Sarah Lubel (7 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Makeup Department
Kerin Parfitt .... makeup designer (39 episodes, 1991-1994)
Christine Greenwood .... makeup designer (7 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Production Management
Johanna Kennedy .... production manager (11 episodes, 1993)
Nick Bye .... production manager (10 episodes, 1991)
Julia Thomas .... production manager (10 episodes, 1991)
Peter Laskie .... production manager (10 episodes, 1992)
Nick Wood .... production manager (8 episodes, 1994)
Richard Valentine .... production manager (7 episodes, 1990)
Lindsey Chamier .... production manager (5 episodes, 1992)
Jonathan Paul Llewellyn .... production manager (5 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Angela De Chastelai Smith .... assistant director (6 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Art Department
Alison MacMillan .... properties buyer (20 episodes, 1992-1993)
Amanda Smith .... properties buyer (10 episodes, 1991)
Ian Tully .... properties buyer (8 episodes, 1994)
Jayne Libotte .... properties buyer (7 episodes, 1990)
Everol McKenzie .... graphic designer (6 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Sound Department
John A. Parry .... sound recordist (29 episodes, 1992-1994)
John Downes .... sound supervisor (28 episodes, 1992-1994)
John Relph .... sound supervisor (16 episodes, 1990-1991)
Michael Spencer .... sound recordist (10 episodes, 1991)
Steve Gatland .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1990)
Bryan Showell .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Chris Lawson .... visual effects designer (1 episode, 1992)
Andy Lazell .... visual effects designer (1 episode, 1992)
 
Series Stunts
Paul Heasman .... stunt coordinator / stunt performer (9 episodes, 1992-1994)
Gary Powell .... stunt performer (4 episodes, 1994)
Tracey Eddon .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 1992-1994)
Lee Sheward .... stunt performer (3 episodes, 1994)
Denise Ryan .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1992-1993)
Sarah Franzl .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Record .... film camera (28 episodes, 1992-1994)
Harry Bradley .... lighting director (19 episodes, 1993-1994)
Colin Deehan .... film camera / film cameraman (16 episodes, 1990-1991)
Gerry Tivers .... camera supervisor (16 episodes, 1992-1994)
Ron Bristow .... lighting director (15 episodes, 1991-1992)
Roger Fenna .... camera supervisor (10 episodes, 1993)
Terry Brett .... lighting director (8 episodes, 1990-1992)
John Hoare .... camera supervisor (7 episodes, 1991-1993)
Ken Major .... camera supervisor (6 episodes, 1990)
Henry Barber .... lighting director (4 episodes, 1990)
Colin Aiken .... camera supervisor (3 episodes, 1991)
Eric Metcalfe .... camera supervisor (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Casting Department
Judy Loe .... casting advisor / casting adviser (39 episodes, 1991-1994)
 
Series Editorial Department
Chris Wadsworth .... videotape editor (29 episodes, 1991-1994)
Heather Gilder .... vision mixer (27 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sue Collins .... vision mixer (10 episodes, 1991)
Steve Jamison .... editor: video tape / video tape editor (5 episodes, 1990)
Sue Thorne .... vision mixer (5 episodes, 1990)
Paul Hagan .... video tape editor (2 episodes, 1990)
Hilary West .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1990)
Hilary Briegel .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Music Department
The Nash Ensemble .... music performers: title music (46 episodes, 1990-1994)
 
Series Other crew
Ray Liffen .... resource coordinator / technical coordinator (30 episodes, 1991-1994)
Debbie Crofts .... assistant floor manager / programme budget assistant (21 episodes, 1991-1994)
Tracey Gillham .... production assistant (19 episodes, 1992-1994)
Ali Bryer Carron .... assistant floor manager (19 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jonathan Paul Llewellyn .... location manager (19 episodes, 1993-1994)
Gail Evans .... production assistant (10 episodes, 1991)
Poonam Megone .... production assistant (10 episodes, 1993)
Ken Morris .... technical coordinator (7 episodes, 1990)
Teresa Powick .... production assistant (7 episodes, 1990)
Julia Thomas .... assistant floor manager (7 episodes, 1990)
Phil Dean .... resource coordinator (5 episodes, 1992)
Philip Quinn .... resource coordinator (4 episodes, 1992)
Angela De Chastelai Smith .... studio director (2 episodes, 1994)
 

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Additional Details

Runtime:
30 min (47 episodes)
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1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: In the episode where Tom thwarts Harvey's building plans by leading the residents outside to show them the habitat of the great crested newt, Diana and Jane stop to talk in front of the windows outside Bayview. There are scene shifters visible through the windows throughout their conversation.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Harvey Bains:Jane, you're touching me.
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Movie Connections:
Featured in The Funny Ladies of British Comedy (2004) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Trout Quintet, Op. 114See more »

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16 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Superb!, 2 March 2006
Author: deetsmia from United States

This is one of my all-time favorite TV shows. The acting is incredible and the characters and story lines seem real. It doesn't sugarcoat the aspect of aging and the show deals with issues our elderly face every day. My children even watched this program when they were young and found it hilarious! Diana Trent is gritty, cantankerous, and possesses a dry wit. She also knows how and when to apply her cane to those in need. I want to be just like her when I am older! Harvey Baines is hilarious and ever so patient with a somewhat demanding Diana. Diana and Harvey are the central characters but the rest of the cast of characters all add their own personal charm. The show is timeless and unlike any I've ever seen before or will probably see again.

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