The Lakes (1997–1999)

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Danny Kavanagh leaves Liverpool for the Lake District, finding work at a hotel and love with a local girl named Emma. Yet Danny remains an outsider in the close-knit community, and through ... See full summary »

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Season:

2 | 1

Year:

1999 | 1997
2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Danny Kavanagh (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
Elizabeth Bennett ...
 Mrs. Archer / ... (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
Charles Dale ...
 Chef (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
Mary Jo Randle ...
 Bernie Quinlan (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
Kaye Wragg ...
 Lucy Archer (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Father Matthew (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
James Thornton ...
 Pete Quinlan (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
Samantha Seager ...
 Julie (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Joey (14 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 John Fisher / ... (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
Matt Bardock ...
 Albie (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Sheila Thwaite (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
Emma Cunniffe ...
 Emma Kavanagh / ... (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Peter Quinlan (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Grandad (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Mr. Archer / ... (13 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Simone Fisher / ... (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
Lee Oakes ...
 Tharmy (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Ruth (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
Jessica Perry ...
 Annie Quinlan (11 episodes, 1997-1999)
Barbara Wilshere ...
 Dr. Sarah Kilbride / ... (10 episodes, 1997-1999)
Bob Mason ...
 Sergeant Slater / ... (10 episodes, 1997-1999)
Marshall Lancaster ...
 Ged Hodgson (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Beverly (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Jo Jo Spiers (7 episodes, 1999)
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Danny Kavanagh leaves Liverpool for the Lake District, finding work at a hotel and love with a local girl named Emma. Yet Danny remains an outsider in the close-knit community, and through the machinations of fate, he finds himself implicated in a tragedy. As the series goes on, the secrets, lies, and crimes, of the seemingly tranquil community continue to be revealed. Written by Azure_Girl

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Best TV drama ever
6 July 2004 | by (Helsinki, Finland) – See all my reviews

Absolutely the best mini series ever made. Intelligent, challenging, realistic and funny, even hilarious from time to times. Issues dealt with are not easy; child's death, betrayal, gambling, revenge and wrath. How to be "a good catholic" in modern world but still in a very small village where everyone knows you and tour business? And most importantly, does love really forgive anything? The Lakes has magnificent acting all the way. It's impossible to name one actor/actress above other, they're all fantastic. This is an definitive must-see. Everything in it so real, so touching and it makes you really wonder your actions and value as a human being.


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