Fat Friends (2000–2005)

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Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Janet Dibley ...
 Carol McGary (25 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Kelly Chadwick / ... (25 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Betty Simpson (23 episodes, 2000-2005)
Gaynor Faye ...
 Lauren Harris (22 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Jamie Rymer (20 episodes, 2000-2005)
Lynda Baron ...
 Norma Patterson (19 episodes, 2002-2005)
Lisa Riley ...
 Rebecca Patterson (19 episodes, 2002-2005)
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 Kevin Chadwick (17 episodes, 2000-2005)
Richard Ridings ...
 Alan / ... (14 episodes, 2000-2004)
Kathryn Hunt ...
 Val Lorrimer (13 episodes, 2000-2002)
Barrie Rutter ...
 Douglas Simpson (11 episodes, 2000-2005)
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 Zoe (11 episodes, 2000-2002)
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 Max Robertson (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Drama series following eight women's struggle to lose weight at a weekly slimming club.

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A Drama To Diet For

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12 October 2000 (UK)  »

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Hilarious and subversive
18 May 2002 | by (Tel-Aviv) – See all my reviews

Great cast make this very funny satire on the obsession to lose weight. The great thing about this series is that it does not present fat people as pathetic trying to mock them but as normal people which one can identify with. If you like good comedies, Don't miss!


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