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Mapp & Lucia 

The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia moves to the small English town of Tilling.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Geraldine McEwan ...  Emmeline 'Lucia' Lucas / ... 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Prunella Scales ...  Miss Elizabeth Mapp 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Nigel Hawthorne ...  Georgie Pillson 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Denis Lill Denis Lill ...  Major Benjamin 'Benjy' Flint / ... 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Mary MacLeod Mary MacLeod ...  Godiva 'Diva' Plaistow / ... 10 episodes, 1985-1986
James Greene ...  Rev. Kenneth Bartlett 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Cecily Hobbs Cecily Hobbs ...  'Quaint' Irene Coles 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Geoffrey Chater ...  Mr. Algernon Wyse / ... 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Marion Mathie Marion Mathie ...  Mrs. Susan Wyse MBE / ... 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Geraldine Newman ...  Grosvenor 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Ken Kitson ...  Cadman 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Lucinda Gane Lucinda Gane ...  Foljambe 10 episodes, 1985-1986
Cherry Morris Cherry Morris ...  Withers 9 episodes, 1985-1986
David Gooderson ...  Mr. Woolgar 5 episodes, 1985
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Mrs Emmeline Lucas (Lucia) has just moved to the small English town of Tilling where she comes into conflict with the social ambitions of Miss Elizabeth Mapp. Until now, Miss Mapp has led (and controlled) the social life of Tilling, but that was before they met Lucia. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

14 April 1985 (UK) See more »

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(10 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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1.33 : 1
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simply sublime....................
31 May 2006 | by dan.adamsSee all my reviews

Geraldine was indeed born to play Lucia.In the fullness of time she will be recalled as the redoubtable Lucas and viewers will forget she was ever involved in that embarrassing "Marple" series. M&L is an acquired taste,Benson's stuff grows on you.Performances by the principal actors are seemingly timeless and very rewatchable. Nigel Hawthorne must have had such fun bringing Georgie to life and how about the Major? After the owl and the pussycat went to sea we really got the best episode of the series.The return of Mapp was an incredibly hilarious highpoint. Despite the continuing tit for tat village nonsense,Lucia plans and executes the "taking of Tilling"-like a slender Bodicea.

I love Rye,it was pleasure renting the erstwhile domestic quarters attached to the old Customs House


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