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Single Father 

After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah. Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.
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2010  
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Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  Dave 4 episodes, 2010
Millie Innes Millie Innes ...  Evie 4 episodes, 2010
Chris Hegarty Chris Hegarty ...  Paul 4 episodes, 2010
Suranne Jones ...  Sarah 4 episodes, 2010
Robert Dickson Robert Dickson ...  Ewan 4 episodes, 2010
Warren Brown ...  Matt 4 episodes, 2010
Neve McIntosh ...  Anna 4 episodes, 2010
Mark Heap ...  Robin 4 episodes, 2010
Laura Fraser ...  Rita 4 episodes, 2010
Isla Blair ...  Beatty 4 episodes, 2010
Jenni Keenan-Green Jenni Keenan-Green ...  Michelle 4 episodes, 2010
Gabriel Green McGillivray Gabriel Green McGillivray ...  Samuel 4 episodes, 2010
Natasha Watson Natasha Watson ...  Lucy 4 episodes, 2010
Sophie Kennedy Clark ...  Tanya 4 episodes, 2010
Rupert Graves ...  Stuart 3 episodes, 2010
Stephen McCole ...  Jimbo 3 episodes, 2010
Neil McKinven ...  Head Teacher 3 episodes, 2010
Elaine M. Ellis Elaine M. Ellis ...  Val 2 episodes, 2010
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After his wife Rita's fatal car accident, Dave tries to raise his four children, helped by Rita's best friend Sarah. Things get complicated when mourning gives way to romantic feelings, while his kids remain sincere priority.

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Drama

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David Tennant and Laura Fraser play husband and wife and previously have acted together playing love interests in BBC's mini series Casanova. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 8 October 2010 (2010) See more »

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I quite liked it
29 July 2019 | by confred-52577See all my reviews

I really liked this. The story was well-paced and the main character was flawed enough to be relateable. The kid-actors were fantastic and the silent grief of Dave was completely believable. There are probably better stories out in the world, but this one was relateable and interesting, with quite an interesting storyline for the teenage daughter so it wasn't purely focused on the grief.

I won't give 10 stars because there are some things that weren't to my personal liking, but throughout a solid 8


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UK

Language:

English

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2010 (UK) See more »

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Runtime:

(4 parts)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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