5 poor workers in a supermarket in Leeds whose lives turn upside down after they jointly win the lottery, and then in series 2 it's the turn of a team of hospital staff.
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 Denise (12 episodes, 2012-2015)
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 Mandy (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Rose (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Becky (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Alan (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Tom (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Helen (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Steve (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Luke (6 episodes, 2013)
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 Lord Hazelwood (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Dawn Stevenson (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Amy Stevenson (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Godfrey Watson (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Julie Travers (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Lady Hazelwood (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Andy Stevenson (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Spencer Cavendish (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Sean McGary (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Sarah Travers (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Jamie Bradley (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Stuart Bradley (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Leanne Powell (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Andy Faraday (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Amy (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Joyce (5 episodes, 2012)
John-Paul Hurley ...
 DCI Newall (5 episodes, 2012)
Lily Pickering ...
 Stacey (5 episodes, 2012)
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 Male Nurse (5 episodes, 2012)
Christa Ackroyd ...
 Herself (5 episodes, 2013)
Joel Morris ...
 D.S. Houghton (5 episodes, 2015)
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 D.I. Baker (5 episodes, 2015)
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5 poor workers in a supermarket in Leeds whose lives turn upside down after they jointly win the lottery, and then in series 2 it's the turn of a team of hospital staff.

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Enjoyable drama series
25 April 2012 | by (Leeds United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've just finished watching the final episode of this excellent series. I have been impressed throughout with the acting and the brilliant scripts. Being from Leeds myself I was particularly impressed with the accents although a slight hint of Lancashire from a few of them but overall it was not like Coronation Street or Emmerdale which seem to have very strong Yorkshire or Lancashire accents in the wrong counties. The plot of the whole story was brilliant and believable of what may happen with people in that position. Timothy Spall was brilliant as usual but Mathew Lewis and Mathew McNulty played brilliantly brothers. Kay Mellor I don't think can do anything wrong and I feel a lot of pride in the fact she is a Leeds lass but I hope I'm not too biased because I think people up and down the country could relate to this story and it's characters.


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