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Lizzie and Sarah (2010)

Lizzie and Sarah are two fiftysomething suburban housewives, perpetually mistreated and ignored by unloving, selfish husbands. The highlight of their otherwise dull lives is their role in ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jessica Hynes ... Sarah / Ellie
Julia Davis ... Lizzie / Faith
David Cann David Cann ... John
Kevin Eldon ... Rick
Claire Rushbrook ... Fiona
Lilly Ainsworth Lilly Ainsworth ... Podge
Mark Heap ... Michael
Stephen Evans Stephen Evans ... Barry
Amanda Rawnsley ... Shop Assistant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jessica Gunning Jessica Gunning ... Branita
Pravin Sunwar Pravin Sunwar ... Quarm
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Lizzie and Sarah are two fiftysomething suburban housewives, perpetually mistreated and ignored by unloving, selfish husbands. The highlight of their otherwise dull lives is their role in an amateur dramatic society, The Borking Players. In the aftermath of a tragic accident which causes the death of a popular local teenager, emotions run high, and following a dismal birthday lunch for Sarah, the two friends embark on a spur-of-the-moment shopping trip. As the day unfolds, they find a way to wreak their revenge. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2010 (UK) See more »

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Baby Cow Productions See more »
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1.78 : 1
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I wish we had the BBC in the USA
25 March 2010 | by maf-40See all my reviews

Well, we have BBC America i know. But I'm talking about a way of making ground breaking TV without the restrictions of writing for the advertisers. Julia Davis has become the number 1 female writer actress in the history of the UK. An is is up there with Chris Morris and Ricky Gervais.

Lizzie and Sarah looks like it's going to be one of the best comedies of our time. It's certainly the best start to a show I have ever seen. I remember seeing 'The Day Today' and 'The Office' for the first time. I had the same feeling then, that I was about to be engrossed for a long time into some awesome characters.

Julia Davis seems to have gone darker here that she did in Nighty Night. Brilliant!

Well done the BBC!


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