The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.
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Series cast summary:
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 William Shawcross 18 episodes, 2003-2005
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 Mary Gilcrest 18 episodes, 2003-2005
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 Molly Gilcrest Straud / ... 18 episodes, 2003-2005
Michael Begley ...
 Rick Straud / ... 18 episodes, 2003-2005
Claire Hackett ...
Peta Cornish ...
 Kate Shawcross 18 episodes, 2003-2005
Ricci McLeod ...
 Brendan Gilcrest 18 episodes, 2003-2005
Dominick Baron ...
 Terence Gilcrest 18 episodes, 2003-2005
Georgina Terry ...
 Julia Shawcross 18 episodes, 2003-2005
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 Mrs. Spalding 15 episodes, 2003-2005
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 Billy Two Hats 14 episodes, 2003-2005
The Emerald Dogs ...
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 Reuben / ... 10 episodes, 2003-2005
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The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.

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Two sides of life... One chance at love...

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Late viewer; more drama than comedy; very good!
3 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

I just watched all episodes of Series 1, 2 and 3 on Acorn TV in the USA. While this series is billed there as a comedy, I thought it to be more of a drama despite the occasional interruptions of humor. I got the feeling that it was a bit of a British soap opera for all of the cliff-hanger endings. Nonetheless, I really enjoyed the series. I thought the acting of the main characters was excellent and the chemistry between them seemed real. The direction was superb. The careers and history of the main characters is something I have not seen in American TV or movies. but I watch very little of that commercial driven drivel. It hooked me after the second episode and I am glad that I spent the time to see it all.


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