A normal everyday family strike it rich by winning the lottery. Their life dramatically changes with their new-found wealth.

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 Alison Braithwaite (26 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 David Braithwaite (26 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Virginia Braithwaite (26 episodes, 2000-2003)
Sarah Churm ...
 Sarah Braithwaite (26 episodes, 2000-2003)
Keeley Fawcett ...
 Charlotte Braithwaite (26 episodes, 2000-2003)
Ishia Bennison ...
 Denise Skidmore (25 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Megan Hartnoll (24 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Mike Hartnoll (21 episodes, 2000-2003)
Judy Holt ...
 Elaine Fishwick (21 episodes, 2000-2003)
Lucy Whelan ...
 Tamsin (21 episodes, 2000-2003)
Damian Zuk ...
 Phil Skidmore (21 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Marion Riley (20 episodes, 2000-2003)
Lynda Bellingham ...
 Pauline Farnell (19 episodes, 2000-2003)
Jonathan Le Billon ...
 Kieran (14 episodes, 2000-2001)
Hazel Douglas ...
 Audrey Crowther (13 episodes, 2000-2003)
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 Graham Braithwaite (11 episodes, 2001-2002)
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A normal everyday family strike it rich by winning the lottery. Their life dramatically changes with their new-found wealth.

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Graham Braithwaite and Megan Hartnoll are the show's protagonists. See more »

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Featured in Drama Trails: 'Coronation Street' to 'Kingdom' (2008) See more »

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Let Me Entertain You
Written by Robbie Williams (as R. Williams) / Guy Chambers (as G. Chambers)
Performed by Robbie Williams
Courtesy of EMI Records
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Very lighthearted and extremely well acted
16 February 2001 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

It's really nice to see a good old northen comedy, just when your getting sick of the likes of Eastenders (everybody's always depressed) along comes something uplifting. It's interesting to see what happens to a normal everyday surburban family who's path in life suddenly takes a dramatic turn. I think Amanda Redman carries it off extremely well as the women who has just won 38 millon quid (sterling). I must admit when I first seen Peter Davison in it I thought "Oh no...that man from all creatures great and small (boring)", but then I remember his role as Dr Who, in which he was quite hatstand in that so..... I was quite amazed at his performace...well done Peter. As for Virginia, she puts Phil Cool (He's a comedian from Rochdale who has an amazingly rubber face)in the shade for some of the expressions she pulls, but it's all in character and she does a great job. All in all an extremely good production. I hope to see more light hearted entertainment on terrestrial TV. Keep up the good work chaps and chappessis!!:)


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