In the early 1980s the lives of four ordinary women, their husbands, mothers, families and community are turned around when they become Ann Summers party plan saleswomen.
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 Steph (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Nita (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Dawn (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Pauline (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Brian (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Terry (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Johnny Daniels / ... (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Russell (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Kieren (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Hellie (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Widowed Linda (6 episodes, 2016)
Theo Graham ...
 Richie (6 episodes, 2016)
Felicity Montagu ...
 Joan (5 episodes, 2016)
Kent Riley ...
 Barry (5 episodes, 2016)
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 Lisa (5 episodes, 2016)
Daniel Sharp ...
 Dean (5 episodes, 2016)
Fin Campbell ...
 Stanley (5 episodes, 2016)
Pippa Haywood ...
 Bunny (4 episodes, 2016)
Samuel Edward-Cook ...
 Dougie (4 episodes, 2016)
Rob Norbury ...
 PC Martin (4 episodes, 2016)
Tanya Vital ...
 Dull Karen (4 episodes, 2016)
Wayne Foskett ...
 Len (3 episodes, 2016)
Geoffrey McGivern ...
 Donald (3 episodes, 2016)
Chloe Boye ...
 Nessa (3 episodes, 2016)
James Burrows ...
 Simon (3 episodes, 2016)
Grant Crookes ...
 Off Duty Police Sergeant (3 episodes, 2016)
Gemma Dobson ...
 Gobby Sharon (2 episodes, 2016)
James Puddephatt ...
 Sarg (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Jim (2 episodes, 2016)
Alyson Marks ...
 Mrs. Wyatt (2 episodes, 2016)
Deon Lee-Williams ...
 Spotty Kevin (2 episodes, 2016)
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 Graham (2 episodes, 2016)
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 PC Chris (2 episodes, 2016)
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In the early 1980s the lives of four ordinary women, their husbands, mothers, families and community are turned around when they become Ann Summers party plan saleswomen.

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Brief encounters is filmed in the same location as "This is England". See more »

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Referenced in Lorraine: Episode dated 17 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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Absolutely amazing
30 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

I really love this show. It's dramatic, it's hopeful, provocative, and filled with warmth. Some of the side characters (like the terrible, cheating girlfriend) are a bit flat, but the main characters shine so well. If you're a fan of Downton Abbey's Penelope Wilton, My Mad Fat Diary's Sharon Rooney, or Waterloo Road's Angela Griffin, I would definitely recommend that you watch this show It's amazing the amount of chemistry the actresses have with each other. This show reminds me a little bit of the Full Monty in terms of sheer awkwardness and humor. If you want something to watch that doesn't make you think a whole lot, give it a go. Anyway, check it out and see if it's for you. I'm hoping for a second season!


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