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Cast

 (Series Cast [6])
Thora Hird ... Violet (1 episode, 1998)

Eileen Atkins ... Celia (1 episode, 1998)

David Haig ... Wilfred Paterson (1 episode, 1998)

Patricia Routledge ... Miss Fozzard (1 episode, 1998)

Julie Walters ... Marjory (1 episode, 1998)

Penelope Wilton ... Rosemary (1 episode, 1998)
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Series Directed by
Stuart Burge (2 episodes, 1998)
 
Series Writing credits
Alan Bennett (6 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Alan Bennett .... executive producer (1 episode, 1998)
Lorraine Goodman .... associate producer (1 episode, 1998)
Mark Shivas .... producer (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Original Music by
George Fenton (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Tim Palmer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Sue Wyatt (1 episode, 1998)

Chris Gill (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Stuart Walker (1 episode, 1998)

Francesca Boyd (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Diane Dancklefsen (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Costume Design by
Dany Everett (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Makeup Department
Frances Hannon .... hair stylist / makeup designer (1 episode, 1998)

Linda McInnes .... makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Lynda Tully .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Liz Pearson .... post-production supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William Campbell .... first assistant director (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Art Department
John Bush .... production buyer (1 episode, 1998)
Jack Carter .... construction manager (1 episode, 1998)
John Hogan .... property master (1 episode, 1998)
Mina Martinez .... graphic designer (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Sound Department
Tony Jackson .... sound recordist (6 episodes, 1998)

Mags Scholes .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
David Fader .... camera operator (1 episode, 1998)
Joe Ryan .... gaffer (1 episode, 1998)
John Treays .... lighting director (1 episode, 1998)
 
Series Editorial Department
Josef d'Bache-Kane .... assistant on-line editor (1 episode, 1998)
Liz Pearson .... post-production supervisor (1 episode, 1998)
Alan Tully .... telecine grader (1 episode, 1998)

Alan Bishop .... telecine grader (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Sarah Atkinson .... production coordinator (1 episode, 1998)
Patrick Isherwood .... production accountant (1 episode, 1998)
John Rakoff .... rehearsal manager (1 episode, 1998)
Heather Storr .... script supervisor (1 episode, 1998)

Francine Brown .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Beverly Winston .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
 

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Quotes:
Violet:What's her name came round today...her that helps me with talking
[she thinks]
Violet:name of a cricket bat, else a gas oven...Verity. She's a nice looking lass but makes nowt of herself, a big jumper thing...I said, I bet you've got a right nice...' She goes, 'Describe, Violet, describe...' I said, 'A right nice...them two things with pink ends that men like...Bust'. By, she did look narked! She said, 'Things are different now, Violet. Women have control of their own bodies.' I said, 'Is that why I can't get them to take me to the toilet?'
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Follows "Talking Heads" (1987)See more »

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8 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Eerily Superb, 1 October 2002
Author: Kieren J. Valente from Evora, Portugal

Alan Bennett has done it again, but furthering his views on human loneliness, despair and plain resignation (amongst others). Patricia Routledge's character is yet again proof that she is an excellent tragedienne. Eileen Atkins handles what is possibly the most uncannily ironic of all six pieces. Julie Walters ventures in deep, dark territory here, and what to say of Thora Hird's almost unbearably moving rendering here? No actor should be left out, really. This series of monologues makes you wonder if television isn't the clever box after all, rather than the idiot one. Bravo!

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