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Alec Callendar, a Pinner solicitor who likes talking to Perry Mason, meets and falls in love with Zoe Angel, a woman half his age. The series follows their relationship, as well as the ups ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Anton Rodgers ...  Alec / ... 39 episodes, 1989-1994
Frances White Frances White ...  Vera Flood / ... 39 episodes, 1989-1994
Paul Venables Paul Venables ...  Jamie / ... 38 episodes, 1989-1994
Rebecca Lacey ...  Hilary / ... 33 episodes, 1989-1993
Chrissie Cotterill Chrissie Cotterill ...  Debbie / ... 31 episodes, 1989-1994
Kate Williams Kate Williams ...  Dorothy Burgess - Zoe's Mother / ... 27 episodes, 1989-1994
Lesley Dunlop ...  Zoe / ... 26 episodes, 1990-1994
Carolyn Pickles ...  Simone / ... 24 episodes, 1989-1994
Paul Raynor Paul Raynor ...  Roy / ... 19 episodes, 1989-1993
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Alec Callendar, a Pinner solicitor who likes talking to Perry Mason, meets and falls in love with Zoe Angel, a woman half his age. The series follows their relationship, as well as the ups and downs of Alec's officemates: his secretaries, Hilary and Miss Flood, and Alec's son, Jamie. Written by Kathy Li

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UK

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English

Release Date:

2 April 1989 (UK) See more »

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Od maja do decembra See more »

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(39 episodes)

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Trivia

Art seems to imitate life for Anton Rodgers. His second wife was 24 years his junior, while Zoe Angel was 27 years younger than Alec Callender! See more »

Quotes

Dorothy 'Dot' Burgess, Zoe's Mother: [to a customer about Zoe] I dropped her on her head once when she was a baby, unfortunately not hard enough.
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Crazy Credits

Each episode is named after a song. Most are from musicals, which both Alec and Zoë enjoy, and some later ones are 1950s-60s popular songs. See more »

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Referenced in Bottom Live (1993) See more »

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I like Eve
17 October 2007 | by davjazzerSee all my reviews

This is a very delightful series.After going thru the series twice, I prefer Eve Matheson's portrayal of Zoe over Leslie Dunlop. Leslie was very lovely and a fine actress,but I thought her character was a little too snippy and combative with Alec.Perhaps the writers felt that was necessary as the couple married and had a child. Eve's portrayal was lighter and sweeter and she and Alec always had some nice laughs. Both ladies were very attractive and played their part well.The other supports were excellent.The only character I couldn't take was Rosie, the sectary in the last season.Her accent and acting were too over the top.Anton Rogers was excellent.A wonderful show.Hope it goes to DVD shoo


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