A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.

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 Miles Stewart (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
Amita Dhiri ...
 Milly Nassim (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Edgar 'Egg' Cook (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
Daniela Nardini ...
 Anna Forbes (32 episodes, 1996-1997)
Luisa Bradshaw-White ...
 Kira (31 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Michael O'Donnell / ... (31 episodes, 1996-1997)
Steve John Shepherd ...
 Jo (31 episodes, 1996-1997)
Cyril Nri ...
 Graham (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Ferdy (21 episodes, 1996-1997)
Gillian McCutcheon ...
 Therapist (21 episodes, 1996-1997)
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 Rachel (20 episodes, 1997)
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 Warren Jones (19 episodes, 1996-1997)
Geoffrey Bateman ...
 Hooperman / ... (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
Juliet Cowan ...
 Nicki (15 episodes, 1997)
Sacha Craise ...
 Kelly (13 episodes, 1996-1997)
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A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.

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17 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Quotes

Miles Stewart: You don't want a relationship, Anna. You just want to cut my balls off!
Anna: Well, I'd have to find them first!
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Followed by This Life + 10 (2007) See more »

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This Life Theme
Written by Mark Anderson and Cliff Freeborn
Performed by The Way Out
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One of the best drama series ever made.
20 June 2000 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

This Life is one of the best drama series yet produced by the BBC.

It follows the lives of 5 housemates who share a South London town house and never once holds back in terms of sex, language, nudity or attitude. Its candour was the main reason why it was so popular as unlike some sugar coated, problem-resolved-in-an-hour soap-operas it showed life as it really is.

This Life only lasted for two series, but could have easily continued. Only the powers-that-be at the BBC know why a third series was never commissioned, but to many it was a loss to British TV.


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