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 Lysander Hawkley (3 episodes, 1997)
Nicholas Ball ...
 Larry Lockton (3 episodes, 1997)
Maureen Bennett ...
 Matron (3 episodes, 1997)
Kate Blackham ...
 Waitress (3 episodes, 1997)
Philip Bowen ...
 Guy Seymour (3 episodes, 1997)
T.R. Bowen ...
 David Hawkley (3 episodes, 1997)
Kate Byers ...
 Kitty Rannaldini (3 episodes, 1997)
Gilly Coman ...
 Marigold Lockton (3 episodes, 1997)
Nichola Cordey ...
 Nikki (3 episodes, 1997)
Kim Criswell ...
 Georgie Maguire (3 episodes, 1997)
Fiona Dunn ...
 Waitress (3 episodes, 1997)
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 Boris Levitsky (3 episodes, 1997)
David Kangas ...
 Sound Recordist (3 episodes, 1997)
Mac McDonald ...
 Elmer Winterton (3 episodes, 1997)
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 Priest (3 episodes, 1997)
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 Flora Seymour (3 episodes, 1997)
Rosalind Plowright ...
 Hermione Harefield (3 episodes, 1997)
Sandra Reinton ...
 Julia (3 episodes, 1997)
Stephen Ullathorne ...
 Journalist (3 episodes, 1997)
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Lysander Hawksley is young, handsome, plays tennis very well and has an expensive car. The women he mixes with, who are wealthy, beautiful and have expensive cars, find him very attractive. Their husbands are also handsome and have expensive cars, although they are generally not young. The husbands are jealous of Lysander. Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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Surprisingly Good!
18 August 2000 | by (Dorset, UK) – See all my reviews

I saw this before I read the Jilly Cooper book, so had no comparison, and I liked it very much. The plot is amusing, and sometimes highly superficial, but Stephen Billington makes a perfect Lysander, and Hugh Bonneville is delightfully cuddly as Ferdie - bless!

All in all, despite the characters being too sexy to be true this is a pleasant enough romp through the Rutshire countryside and a few hours of pure escapism.

Get the girls round, have a bottle of bubbly and a great big gateau, sit back and enjoy


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