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 Ralph Outen (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Angela (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Anita (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Denise (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Teddy (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Amy (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Jess (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Katy (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Kristina (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Ken (3 episodes, 2003)
Adie Allen ...
 Joanne (3 episodes, 2003)
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 Brenman (2 episodes, 2003)
Serge Soric ...
 Wally (2 episodes, 2003)
Stevie Ellis ...
 Will (2 episodes, 2003)
Jack Langham ...
 Harry (2 episodes, 2003)
Tallulah Pitt-Brown ...
 Eleanor (2 episodes, 2003)
Annie Nelson ...
 Call Centre Boss (2 episodes, 2003)
Martin Cole ...
 Gordie (2 episodes, 2003)
Stuart Organ ...
 Registrar (2 episodes, 2003)
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Ralph Outen (Eddie Izzard) is a hot-shot advertising executive with a taste for the flash and stimulating, and who is not very happy to be turning 40. He is intrigued when he is deliberately not invited to his old school reunion, which prompts him to drop by several of the old friends he had left behind, all of whom are experiencing changes of their own. Three-part drama series (164 mins), first shown on Channel 4 in 2003. Written by Derek Young

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"what's that funny smell?"
23 April 2003 | by (New Malden,England) – See all my reviews

Reading the comments written so far I must have missed something as I found "40" to be one of the worst channel four programmes I've ever seen. The story was incomprehensible and totally unbelievable. As for some of the acting and dialogue, I couldn't believe what I was hearing, it was pitiful. It made "Neighbours" seem like Shakespeare! I know we're a bit spoilt with brilliant shows like "The Sopranos", "Six Feet Under" and "The West Wing" but this was not up to broadcasting standards and should have been left well on the shelf. (0/10)


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