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At Home with the Braithwaites 

A normal everyday family strike it rich by winning the lottery. Their life dramatically changes with their new-found wealth.

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Sally Wainwright
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4   3   2   1  
2003   2002   2001   2000  
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Series cast summary:
Amanda Redman ...  Alison Braithwaite 26 episodes, 2000-2003
Peter Davison ...  David Braithwaite 26 episodes, 2000-2003
Sarah Smart ...  Virginia Braithwaite 26 episodes, 2000-2003
Sarah Churm Sarah Churm ...  Sarah Braithwaite 26 episodes, 2000-2003
Keeley Fawcett Keeley Fawcett ...  Charlotte Braithwaite 26 episodes, 2000-2003
Ishia Bennison Ishia Bennison ...  Denise Skidmore 25 episodes, 2000-2003
Julie Graham ...  Megan Hartnoll 24 episodes, 2000-2003
Kevin Doyle ...  Mike Hartnoll 21 episodes, 2000-2003
Judy Holt Judy Holt ...  Elaine Fishwick 21 episodes, 2000-2003
Lucy Whelan Lucy Whelan ...  Tamsin 21 episodes, 2000-2003
Damian Zuk Damian Zuk ...  Phil Skidmore 21 episodes, 2000-2003
Sylvia Syms ...  Marion Riley 20 episodes, 2000-2003
Lynda Bellingham ...  Pauline Farnell 19 episodes, 2000-2003
Jonathan Le Billon Jonathan Le Billon ...  Kieran 14 episodes, 2000-2001
Hazel Douglas ...  Audrey Crowther 13 episodes, 2000-2003
Ray Stevenson ...  Graham Braithwaite 11 episodes, 2001-2002
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A normal everyday family strike it rich by winning the lottery. Their life dramatically changes with their new-found wealth.

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Drama | Comedy

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Sarah Smart would later appear opposite Matt Smith in the 6th season of "Doctor Who" which Smith played the Eleventh Doctor. Peter Davison played the Fifth Doctor. See more »

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Referenced in The Brontes at the BBC (2016) See more »

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Equal Parts Comedy and Tragedy

I really love this series, in which winning the lottery magnifies all the existing problems of a dysfunctional family. It's hilarious but ultimately very sad. While many over-the-top things happen, the writer is faithful to underlying truths about human frailties. The characters are three dimensional, even the real assholes, and the acting is uniformly good. Peter Davison is especially stellar in a performance that exemplifies his strengths as an actor. His comic timing is spot-on and he makes the weak, petulant philandering husband a sympathetic character without pulling any punches to blunt his shortcomings. You want to kick him in the face one minute and hug him the next. The desperate, hopeful way he looks at his estranged wife any time she gives him the tiniest glimmer of encouragement broke my heart. If you are a fan of Davison's, this series alone is worth buying a region-free DVD player for. While it's definitely British in both setting and tone, there is nothing in it that is at all difficult for Americans to "get."


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Дома с Брайтвейтсами See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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