When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »
Dan (Davies) is a childish idiot trapped in an adult's life, helped along by his uniquely dysfunctional best friends, Jo (Conaty) and Brian (Wozniak). His inability to navigate the simplest... See full summary »
WWII drama follows a group of British, Dutch, and Australian women; from the bombing of Singapore to their years spent in prison camps and eventually to the end of the war where the survivors try to readjust to civilian life.
Oh ha ha!! lets laugh our faces off at a little old lady that cannot even remember the most basic things. Why should we just laugh at the indignity of becoming old and senile so that you have to rely upon others to live.
The acting is of a high standard, with excellent Stephanie Cole as Peggy. She plays the part convincingly and does put a miniscule amount of humour into the show. Meera Syal is also entertaining as that moaning daughter-in-law Tina who always has a "meeeeeeeegraaaaaain!"
In overall a fine cast playing in a program which sadly peaked on pre-broadcast adverts.
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