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Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her intellectually disabled sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizarre neighbor and irritating workmate.

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BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

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Career Girls (1997)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

2 young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.

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The Short & Curlies (TV Short 1988)
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A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor. The story is told as a series of very short vignettes between ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Leigh
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Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket. Their daughter Rachel cleans in a home for ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Timothy Spall, Lesley Manville, Ruth Sheen
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In London, the twenty-seven year-old hairdresser Rita decides to complete her basic education before having children as desired by her husband Denny. She joins the literature course in an ... See full summary »

Director: Lewis Gilbert
Stars: Michael Caine, Julie Walters, Michael Williams
Topsy-Turvy (1999)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

After Gilbert and Sullivan's latest play is critically panned, the frustrated team threatens to disband until it is inspired to write the masterpiece "The Mikado".

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Jim Broadbent, Allan Corduner, Dexter Fletcher
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 Barry / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1977)
Jean Heywood ...
 Alice / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1977)
Ivor Roberts ...
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 Helen / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Bailey / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1976)
Rachel Davies ...
 Michelle Grant / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
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 Father / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
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 Alec / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
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A series of television plays produced at the BBC's studios at Pebble Mill, Birmingham; Birmingham is England's second city, hence the series title. See more »

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