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Margery Heywood
June Brown ...
Gladys Gladwell
Alan David ...
Gordon Thompson
Marcia Warren ...
Jean Thompson
Matthew Lockwood ...
Scott Wilkins
Tilly Vosburgh ...
Mrs. Wilkins
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D.I. Woolley (as Roger Lloyd-Pack)
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D.S. Stringer
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Graham Heywood
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Troy Gladwell
Heather Tobias ...
Mrs. Hewlett
Ken Morley ...
Bill Nightingale
Kulvinder Ghir ...
Mr. Singh
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Nina Kovacs
Diane Beck ...
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When Margery wakes up in the car, she can be seen wearing contact lenses. In previous and later scenes, she can be seen occasionally wearing glasses. See more »

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The George Formby impersonators in Blackpool sing Formby's hit "Leaning on a Lamp Post" several times and also during the closing credits along with his "My Little Stick of Blackpool Rock." Although Penelope Keith mentions "the George Formbys," his soundtracks are not used and he gets no screen credit. See more »

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9 November 2003 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

The pairing of Penelope Keith and June Brown seemed a bit strange to me, but as there seemed to be nothing else on that night, I watched this, and I'm glad I did.

P.K. and J.B. worked their 'unlikely ladies double act' off perfectly, with Penelope's slightly snobbish employer of June's cleaner character. Going around the country accidentally avoiding the police and leaving a trail of crimes when they were innocent of any crimes to start with.

A funny ITV comedy-drama (I normally hate ITV dramas - heartbeat etc..) that I would love to see again, or more unlikely partnerships perhaps?

8/10


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