How Do You Want Me? (1998–1999)

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 Ian Lyons (12 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Lisa Lyons (12 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Helen Yardley (11 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Astley Yardley (10 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Dean Yardley (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
Jasper Holmes ...
 John (9 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Derek Few (8 episodes, 1998-1999)
Will Barton ...
 Gavin (8 episodes, 1998-1999)
Gary Sefton ...
 Phil / ... (8 episodes, 1998-1999)
Diana Fairfax ...
 Pam Yardley (7 episodes, 1998-1999)
Clive Merrison ...
 Norriswood (6 episodes, 1998-1999)
Philippa Stanton ...
 Jill (5 episodes, 1998-1999)
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Under-appreciated, cut short too soon
27 November 2004 | by (Crewe, England) – See all my reviews

An incredibly subtle, persuasive comedy (from the writer of Men Behaving Badly!!) that has more charm (particularly in scenes between Charlotte Coleman and Dylan Moran) than Hugh Grant's grin.

The supporting cast are one of the best ensembles ever in a British comedy from Frank Finlay to Emma Chambers.

The set up (married couple swap the rat race for the country where the wife's family still live, only to find things aren't as simple as they'd hoped) has been used before in may other films/sitcoms, but never with such believability, wit and inventiveness. When you watch Ed, you can't help but think that John Beckerman and Rob Burnett saw 'How Do You Want Me?' on a visit to England.

Overall, it is a vehicle for Dylan Moran and whilst his character bears many similarities to his character in 'Black Books', Ian Lyons has a humanity and loveableness that is intoxicating and absent from Bernard Black. The chemistry between his character and Charlotte Coleman is the icing on the cake.

The second series proved that this was a comedy that deserved to run and run, even if it only had critical approval. The untimely death of Charlotte Coleman meant that the second series would be the last. Deserves to be seen once more.


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