Mary Trewednack lives above her post office in the Cornish village of St. Gweep, with her neurotic partner Angela. Lesbians until something better comes along. Witchcraft and wife-swapping ... See full summary »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Dawn French ...  Mary Trewednack 12 episodes, 2002-2004
Catherine Tate ...  Angela Phillips 12 episodes, 2002-2004
David Bradley ...  Old Jake 12 episodes, 2002-2004
Sean Foley Sean Foley ...  Jeff Dax 12 episodes, 2002-2004
Richard Mylan Richard Mylan ...  Harry King 12 episodes, 2002-2004
Stewart Wright ...  PC Alan 10 episodes, 2002-2004
Bill Bailey ...  Doug 8 episodes, 2002-2004
Robin Weaver Robin Weaver ...  Holly 6 episodes, 2004
Anne-Marie Duff ...  Holly 6 episodes, 2002
Caroline Parker Caroline Parker ...  Daphne 5 episodes, 2002-2004
Katie Cotterell Katie Cotterell ...  WPC Smothers 5 episodes, 2004
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Mary Trewednack lives above her post office in the Cornish village of St. Gweep, with her neurotic partner Angela. Lesbians until something better comes along. Witchcraft and wife-swapping are more a way of life than cream teas and pasties. Written by asalt90

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English

Release Date:

22 October 2002 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Villi länsi See more »

Filming Locations:

Portloe, Cornwall, England, UK

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Stereo

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Doug: They say there's a book in all of us. Geoffrey Archer's were up his arse apparently.
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Love It
16 December 2007 | by triumph_of_the_bugleSee all my reviews

I am a big fan of Dawn French and Catherine Tate, and this absolutely hilarious comedy series is a dream come true for me. It is quite dark and doesn't rely on the big on-screen moments, but rather the toned-down mild, very dry but witty humour (With the notable exception of one absolutely hilarious scene involving bungee-jumping).

The Cornwall fishing village setting is the perfect setting for two 'lesbian until something better pops up' girls, and their hilarious neighbours, including the owner of the local pub and his deaf wife, a lonely old sailor, a young lad and a young witch.

If you like Dawn French or Catherine Tate- you'll love this. Otherwise, there is a lot in this series that might not seem hilarious.


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