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 Stanley Duke (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Trish Collings (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Nowell Hutchinson (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Susan Duke (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Lindsey Lucas (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Cliff Wainwright (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Rufus Hilton (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Stephen Duke (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Harry Coote (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Bert Hutchinson (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Taff Wyndham (4 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Alfred Nash (3 episodes, 1991)
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 Lady Bailey (3 episodes, 1991)
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 Alethea (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Dr. Patel (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Sister Wheatley (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Mrs. Shillibeer (2 episodes, 1991)
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 Tom Devenish (2 episodes, 1991)
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Thaw Is a Perfect Stanley, But It's a Bit Melodramatic
11 September 2005 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

The title "Stanley and the Women" really is accurate for Amis's book, which I liked a lot. But this miniseries ought to be called "Stanley and His Schizophrenic Son." Even at four hours, Stanley's relationships with his wife, ex-wife, female coworker, and the female psychiatrist are given short-shrift. With the exception of the coworker, all these characters are drawn with broad strokes, especially the psychiatrist, who seems like a bizarre Dr. Frankenstein from the first -- someone to whom the reasonable, well-off Stanley would never entrust his son.

Still, Thaw's performance is so good that I watched all four hours straight through.

Michael Elphick, who plays the current husband of Stanley's ex-wife, is also good. The low-key scenes between him and Stanley are the most believable in the production.


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