Eileen is pleased to announce that Charles Dance will be addressing the Guild and hires a marquee for him. Everyone still believes that he is to be moving into the barn conversion but Jock tells Sal ...
New Beginnings. Tash and Spike are about to move when Tash's dozy friend Tish, who thinks that all vans are like horse-boxes where you use reverse gear to go forward, backs the van into Sal's house, ...
Revolving around the life of Vivienne Vyle, a daytime TV presenter/agony aunt in the mold of Trisha, the show focuses on not only the problems of her guests but the problems Vivienne faces herself in regards to her love and home life.
Sally "Sal" Vine (Sue Johnston) is a popular nurse living in a small Devon village who has never been tempted to join the local Women's Institute, despite having been asked on numerous occasions. But when a personal tragedy leads Sal in to a deep depression, she emerges more impulsively and determined to live life to the full, beginning with joining the WI.
Following the third series in 2009, the series was axed by the BBC, though no official statement was made, with the news instead being revealed by Pauline McLynn on her blog. McLynn revealed that the cast and Jennifer Saunders had wished to do another series. See more »
This is a lovely program about life in a small village. Having grown up in a small town I can identify with the different personalities you find in small villages and towns everywhere. It's not supposed to be side split-tingly funny but a gentle poke at the small town politics that occur in a "ladies guild" sort of organisation. We had them in my home town and I would imagine just about every small town has them still. If you have never encountered this sort of life I pity you and this program will bore you but if you have the luck to live in such a place you will see the funny side of things and maybe even see yourself in one of the characters. I look forward to series two!
11 of 16 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this