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A Many Splintered Thing 

Russell's dreams of being a composer has so far only led to composing radio jingles. His wife Susanna earns enough money to provide for the both of them. One night Russell meets Elly and it... See full summary »






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Series cast summary:
Alan Davies ...  Russell Boyd 6 episodes, 2000
Victor McGuire ...  Luis Banks 6 episodes, 2000
Kate Ashfield ...  Elly Rawsthorne 6 episodes, 2000
Simone Bendix Simone Bendix ...  Susanna Boyd / ... 6 episodes, 2000
Josie Lawrence ...  Camilla 6 episodes, 2000
Patrick Robinson Patrick Robinson ...  Piers 5 episodes, 2000
Paul Trussell Paul Trussell ...  Alistair Cranwell 2 episodes, 2000
Albie Woodington Albie Woodington ...  Cab driver 2 episodes, 2000


Russell's dreams of being a composer has so far only led to composing radio jingles. His wife Susanna earns enough money to provide for the both of them. One night Russell meets Elly and it is love at first sight. He never expected to get in an extramarital affair and there are many problems that must be overcome if he will be able to build a future with her. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Comedy | Romance







Release Date:

27 June 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Koukussa kahteen See more »

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Lucky Dog Productions See more »
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(6 episodes)

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Elly Rawsthorne: Russel Boyd, do you swear to love me, adore me and feed me with junk food 'til death us do part?
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Follows A Many Splintered Thing (1998) See more »

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A very funny, well acted programme
10 July 2000 | by roggiSee all my reviews

A Many Splintered Thing is an excellent show. It's good to see that Alan Davies isn't being type cast as the brain-box Jonathan Creek type and showing off his excellent acting skills. (Only let's hope he hasn't abandoned the stand-up all together!). Unfortunately Victor McGuire has been. In many productions that he has been seen in he has always played the best mate, admittedly he does play that type of character very well, but it would be nice to see him branch out. Kate Ashfield has a wonderful spark playing Elly, and I hope this is only the beginning of her television ventures.

The script is very well written and played with complete depth and chemistry. The whole cast works well together and it definately deserves another series.

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