Unexpected events occur over a long weekend when Pat, a glamorous British born star of American soaps, returns home to plug her auto biography on television and meets, for the first time since they were teenagers, Margaret her plain, fat and frumpy younger sister. The meeting is painful for both sisters highlighting the vast differences in their lives and resurrecting painful memories of their unhappy childhood with their uncaring mother. The tabloid press smell a juicy story and a race ensues to trace the current whereabouts of the long lost errant mother... Written by
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Did You Know?
Victoria Wood later stated that she found herself to share similar characteristics with Pat (Julie Walters) and found that character much more relatable. However, Wood felt that Walters would be more successful in the portrayal of Pat, and so instead took the part of the shy, timid Margaret. See more