When they were schoolboys, their rivalries were over soccer teams, girls, and clothes. Now that they're married men in their thirties, they compete over jobs, cars, and even the Christmas ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Robson Green ...  Colin 6 episodes, 2007
Mark Benton ...  Howie 6 episodes, 2007
Nicola Stephenson Nicola Stephenson ...  Jackie 6 episodes, 2007
Sian Reeves ...  Pauline 6 episodes, 2007
Nicholas Gleaves ...  DS Gary Tate 6 episodes, 2007
Linzey Cocker Linzey Cocker ...  Brooke Armstrong / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Alex Rimmer Alex Rimmer ...  Harry Shearer / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Lee Worswick Lee Worswick ...  Liam Armstrong / ... 6 episodes, 2007
Paul Ritter ...  Scott Sweeney 4 episodes, 2007
Bill Thomas Bill Thomas ...  Mr - Youd 2 episodes, 2007
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When they were schoolboys, their rivalries were over soccer teams, girls, and clothes. Now that they're married men in their thirties, they compete over jobs, cars, and even the Christmas decorations on their houses. Lifelong friends Colin Armstrong (Robson Green, Reckless, Touching Evil) and Howard Scott (Mark Benton, Career Girls) are so bent on outdoing each other that they risk jeopardizing everything and everyone around them, especially their long-suffering wives, Jackie and Pauline. In the end, they find there is no escaping each other--for good or for ill, the bitterest of rivals and the best of friends.

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10 January 2007 (UK) See more »

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In the 2nd episode it is revealed that Robson Green's character's middle name is Golightly. This is in fact Robson's real middle name too. See more »

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Follows Northern Lights (2006) See more »

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