Alice Chenery and Gil Raymond are perfect for each other. They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs. The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Tamsin Greig ...  Alice Chenery 18 episodes, 2005-2008
Montserrat Lombard ...  Milly Russell 17 episodes, 2005-2008
Sheridan Smith ...  Cleo Martin / ... 15 episodes, 2005-2008
Owen Brenman ...  Lloyd Drewitt / ... 8 episodes, 2005-2008
Michael Landes ...  Gil Raymond / ... 8 episodes, 2005-2008
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Alice Chenery and Gil Raymond are perfect for each other. They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs. The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.

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If your perfect partner was out there... how would you ever know?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szerelmi bájital See more »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes) | (6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Alice Chenery: You should never try and achieve ecstasy on top of Horlicks.
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Featured in Love Soup: Going Nowhere (2005) See more »

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Very funny
10 June 2007 | by gtbarkerSee all my reviews

This is a very funny series and much cleverer than the standard so-called comedy fare we are force fed these days. It will appeal to anyone who actually thinks about things and the angst that accompanies this risky practice. This is a comedy very much about the good manners of the main characters and the lack of them in the people they come across (and their inability to see past their self-obsessed noses). This is all handled in a very understated manner and never patronises the viewer and actually treats us as adults (not even any canned laughter!). I think the people who didn't get this series possibly struggled because they are the people this terrific show is poking fun at. Perhaps they should watch again and you never know it might just help them to be nicer people.


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