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Bob & Rose 

A witty, touching comedy-drama about a thirtysomething gay man who is surprised to find himself falling in love with a woman.
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Series cast summary:
Alan Davies ...  Robert Gossage 6 episodes, 2001
Lesley Sharp ...  Rose Cooper 6 episodes, 2001
Jessica Hynes ...  Holly Vance 6 episodes, 2001
Katy Cavanagh-Jupe ...  Anita Kendrick 6 episodes, 2001
Penelope Wilton ...  Monica Gossage 5 episodes, 2001
Siobhan Finneran ...  Marina Marquess 3 episodes, 2001
Daniel Ryan ...  Andy Lewis 3 episodes, 2001
Wynnie La Freak Wynnie La Freak ...  Drag Queen 2 episodes, 2001
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A witty, touching comedy-drama about a thirtysomething gay man who is surprised to find himself falling in love with a woman.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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UK

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English

Release Date:

10 September 2001 (UK) See more »

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Боб и Роуз See more »

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Red Production Company See more »
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(6 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color (Technicolor)
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Crap
22 September 2003 | by oogy_boogySee all my reviews

I watched this show with growing horror, the more and more i watched it the more i wanted to turn it off and put on something where it doesn't depict Gay lifestyle as hopeless, and that doesn't show that if the str8 women perserves then she shall recieve the holy grail of marriage and children, this series left me thinking "What the F***"

One of my major complaints is that now you can just hear the thoughts churning in every other gay parents head thinking "Ohhh, that could be our son!" Don't think so! I had nothing against the acting, nor the way the story was presented, i just didn't like the story itself. The idea that a gay man can go str8, and then leave it all behind while his gay friends are turning into old men and still shagging whatever it is they can, is horribly depressing.

I watched this with friends, they both liked it while i could utter what i thought was wrong with it, a gay man, shagging a str8 women in a train? And then he's completely horrible to her afterwards so Christ knows what happens next!

Most of my complaints with this series is that basically it is everything which most gay guys dont' want their parents seeing, we do not want our parents thinking that it just takes "the right girl" to snap us out of being "gay". Apparently it was written, or based on some guy and girl that the writer knew, well... Are you sure he was totally gay in the frist place? Most gay men consider women fun playful things, but never would consider sex with them EVER.

I don't like this series, i personally think that it should have never been made, but, i can't find a fault with the actors, their acting or the way the story is portrayed, it's a nice piece of work, it's just a terrible shame the story has to be about something which makes my blood want to boil.


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