In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons. They come down to London to renovate a house for a London couple... See full summary »

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 Joe Purvis (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Trevor Purvis (13 episodes, 1998-1999)
Darren Morfitt ...
 Simon Purvis (12 episodes, 1998-1999)
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 Laura (8 episodes, 1998)
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 Pippa (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Sam (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Paul (7 episodes, 1998)
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In a bitter sweet drama, two dysfunctional brothers Joe and Trevor Purvis, are forced to work together for economic reasons. They come down to London to renovate a house for a London couple, Paul and Laura, and the series shows how these four very different worlds collide. Written by <paradisecowgirl@mindspring.com>

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Excellent character work. Good story line. Entertaining.
21 February 2000 | by (Connecticut, usa) – See all my reviews

Easy to love and hate the characters. Decent story lines, keeps your interest up. Shown as series on TV, too bad there's a wait between shows. Good conflict among cast, and credible dialog makes it easy to get involved with the characters.


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