Mapp & Lucia: Season 1, Episode 1

The Village Fete (14 Apr. 1985)

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Recently widowed 'Lucia' Lucas is bored with her life in the Cotswold village of Riseholme and considers a move to the seaside town of Tilling with her fey male friend Georgie. On arrival ... See full summary »

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Denis Lill ...
Mary MacLeod ...
Godiva 'Diva' Plaistow
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Rev. Kenneth Bartlett
Cecily Hobbs ...
'Quaint' Irene Coles
Geoffrey Chater ...
Marion Mathie ...
Mrs. Susan Wyse MBE
Geraldine Newman ...
Grosvenor
Ken Kitson ...
Cadman
Lucinda Gane ...
Foljambe
Cherry Morris ...
Withers
Carol MacReady ...
Daisy Quantock
Diana Payan ...
Inn-Keeper's Wife
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Recently widowed 'Lucia' Lucas is bored with her life in the Cotswold village of Riseholme and considers a move to the seaside town of Tilling with her fey male friend Georgie. On arrival in Tilling they meet Elizabeth Mapp,the Queen Bee of Tilling society and assorted other townsfolk,including the masculine artist 'Quaint' Irene,Godiva,alias Diva,who becomes a friend to Lucia,a Vicar from Birmingham who nonetheless speaks with a Scots accent and Benjy,the Major. However before she can settle in Tilling Lucia has to make a quick visit back to Riseholme to take over the village fete from Daisy Quantock,whose competence she doubts as organizer. Furthermore,in taking over the running,Lucia can usurp Daisy by taking the plum role in the pageant of Elizabeth I. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Miss Elizabeth Mapp: Dear Quaint Irene, if you know I've let it, why bother to come?
'Quaint' Irene Coles: Because I was hoping for a cocktail and because we want to know the price you screwed her up to.
Miss Elizabeth Mapp: The price I...
'Quaint' Irene Coles: What's she gonna pay ya?
Godiva 'Diva' Plaistow: The damage.
'Quaint' Irene Coles: The dibs.
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Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
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Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Lucia and George play a duet on the piano)
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