Have Your Cake and Eat It (1997)

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Sam, a middle-aged executive in the roller-coaster industry embarks on an affair with Allie, a younger woman, jeopardizing his marriage

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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Allie Gray (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Sam Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
Jay Barrymore ...
 Max Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
Kate Blackham ...
 Doreen (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Nat Oliver (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Charlotte Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
David de Keyser ...
 Michael (4 episodes, 1997)
Guy Faulkner ...
 Stepen Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Claire Gray (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Joe Martin (4 episodes, 1997)
Toby Harper ...
 Jose-Maria / ... (4 episodes, 1997)
Wolf Kahler ...
 Gunther (4 episodes, 1997)
Paul Mateu ...
 Carlos (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Zief (4 episodes, 1997)
Holly Oppe ...
 Polly Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
Imogen Oppe ...
 Molly Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Ben (4 episodes, 1997)
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 Sophie Dawson (4 episodes, 1997)
Roger Brierley ...
 General manager (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Stimpson (2 episodes, 1997)
Sally Dexter ...
 Diane (2 episodes, 1997)
Carlos Douglas ...
 Hugo (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Hayley (2 episodes, 1997)
David Henry ...
 Don Brown (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Capri driver (2 episodes, 1997)
Rob Heyland ...
 Engineer (2 episodes, 1997)
Bill Leadbitter ...
 Registrar (2 episodes, 1997)
Geoffrey McGivern ...
 Jack (2 episodes, 1997)
Jonathan McGuinness ...
 Houseman (2 episodes, 1997)
Mary Pegler ...
 WPC (2 episodes, 1997)
David Quilter ...
 Judge Hartington (2 episodes, 1997)
Anthony Smee ...
 Ainsley (2 episodes, 1997)
Lynne Verrall ...
 Senior midwife (2 episodes, 1997)
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Sam, a middle-aged executive in the roller-coaster industry embarks on an affair with Allie, a younger woman, jeopardizing his marriage Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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15 March 1997 (UK)  »

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Achterbahn der Gefühle  »

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Sam was based on the script advisor John Wardley, who has created some of Britain's best loved roller coasters such as Nemesis, Air and Oblivion at Alton Towers. See more »

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It started of brilliantly...
24 February 2004 | by (Alkmaar, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This show, started of brilliantly with a good storyline and a passionate affair. Then, as the series progressed, it became a rollercoaster ride, a little bit downhill I'm afraid. Good fun all the same. Never repeated, not on dvd, a pity.


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