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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David Renwick
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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
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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

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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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Greig Shines
6 August 2006 | by robertconnorSee all my reviews

Alice and Gil independently wander through life wondering if there is anyone else on the planet who 'get' them...

This is a beautifully observed, hilariously acted set of 6 hour-long episodes, posing the question 'is there really a perfect partner for each of us, and if so, how do we meet them?'. Renwick creates one cringingly funny situation after another, and he is ably served by Tamsin Greig and Michael Landes as Alice and Gil. Greig is particularly wonderful, underplaying brilliantly in the face of one embarrassment after another. Smith and Lombard are also fantastic as Alice's colleagues, and Styler is a revelation as Gil's frustrated neighbour Irene. Occasionally 60 minutes feels a little long, but on the whole an unmissable show. Role on Season 2?


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