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 Howard Steel (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Mel Steel / ... (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Angela Cook (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Dick Cook (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Eve (17 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Fraser (13 episodes, 2004-2006)
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 Cassie (7 episodes, 2004)
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 Sophie Cook (7 episodes, 2004)
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 Ron (7 episodes, 2004-2005)
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Only one week to go before the marriage of Howard and Mel which quickly escalates into the week from Hell. The series follows the bumbling Howard as he lurches from one appallingly embarrassing disaster to the next in the week leading up to his wedding. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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Derivative but strangely refreshing
2 October 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Okay, so you could almost describe it as Britain's answer to 'Meet the Parents', but that is doing this fantastic sitcom a huge disservice. Ben Miller and Sarah Alexander do a fantastic job as an uptight, very much in love and very middle class couple, desperate to get through their pre-wedding week, and the casting of Alison Steadman as the hysterical perfectionist seating plan obsessed mother is a masterstroke. The comedy is constantly farcical and slapstick, but without becoming gross-out (i.e.Farrelly brothers). Do not let claims of tired ideas being rehashed put you off this fantastic britcom, because yes, the basis of the sitcom has been visited a few times before, but this is a fresh take, and the result is an invigorating and exciting exercise in programming. Highly recommended!


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