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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.
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Series cast summary:
Julia Davis ...  Jill Tyrrell 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Angus Deayton ...  Don Cole 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Rebecca Front ...  Cathy Cole / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Ruth Jones ...  Linda 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Mark Gatiss ...  Glenn Bulb 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Felicity Montagu ...  Sue Forks 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Ralph Brown ...  Jacques 6 episodes, 2005
Michael Fenton Stevens Michael Fenton Stevens ...  Gordon Forks / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2005
Kevin Eldon ...  Terry Tyrrell 6 episodes, 2004
Kitty Fitzgerald Kitty Fitzgerald ...  Joy 5 episodes, 2004
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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.

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BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

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6 January 2004 (UK) See more »

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Szép álmokat! See more »

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Baby Cow Productions See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Parts of Series 2 were filmed in The Mumbles and the Gower Coast, near Swansea. See more »

Quotes

Jill Tyrrell: How's Gordon?
Sue Forks: He's dead, Jill.
Jill Tyrrell: I know.
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Connections

Referenced in Coronation Street: Episode #1.8940 (2016) See more »

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My Name is Nobody Theme
Written by Ennio Morricone
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Worthwhile watching, but only for the right people.
3 November 2006 | by imdb-16156See all my reviews

One has to categorise this show as as satirical comedy, and indeed the first season begins humorously and playfully enough. After just a short time however, the personality disorders portrayed must inevitably lead to a rather more uncomfortable experience. Jill is nothing other than a psychopath, blatantly unaware of the extremity of her behaviour. The other characters all incredibly tolerant and unbelievably sympathetic to Jill's activities. Whilst the humour is maintained throughout, it is hard not to feel that genuine personality disorders such as these surely do exist around us in the real world. Of course the events are all extremely exaggerated, and that forms the basis for the humour. Were the show a little more subtle, then it would probably be billed as a psycho-thriller. I personally enjoyed it very much, as I find extreme humour quite entertaining. However, I would not recommend it for the squeamish, or prudish, or the particularly emotional. The second season even surpasses the first in extremity, if not in humour. I have knocked off points for plot, repetition, and incredibility.


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