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Ladies of Letters 

Not Rated | | Comedy | TV Series (2009– )
Two middle-age crazy English widows become best friends via letters, over many misadventure-filled years. Having met under a table at a wedding, when both were drunk with merriment, ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
...  Vera Small 20 episodes, 2009-2010
...  Irene Spencer 20 episodes, 2009-2010
Morag Siller ...  Karen Small 16 episodes, 2009-2010
Daniel Crowder ...  Howard Small / ... 14 episodes, 2009-2010
...  Anthony 11 episodes, 2009-2010
Jada Wallace-Mitchell ...  Sabrina / ... 10 episodes, 2010
...  Lesley Spencer / ... 9 episodes, 2010
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Two middle-age crazy English widows become best friends via letters, over many misadventure-filled years. Having met under a table at a wedding, when both were drunk with merriment, misunderstanding comes naturally to them. The ladies and their kin act out the events in the letters: in their homes, prison or wherever else they land, revealing the hilarious, venomous, or empathetic truth, between their ever-increasing lines. Based on a 13 year long BBC 4 radio series, which originated from books by directors/actresses Carole Hayman ("Rides") and Lou Wakefield ("Firm Friends"), who also wrote the TV series. Co-star Anne Reid was also in the radio series. Written by David Stevens

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14 July 2009 | by See all my reviews

I haven't heard the radio series but I love the TV series and hope we get another season.

The presentation is so unusual and Anne Reid and Maureen Lipman make a great team.

It feels more like a BBC series - ITV don't seem to be promoting it at all.

I wonder why Patrcia Routledgedidn't do the TV version. I didn't catch it first time around but am half way through the re-showing - The 2 characters are such a lovely contrast. Maureen automatically cleaning up her cell in prison! Congratulations to the writers. I hope there are enough viewers to merit more. Please!


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