Before there was The Office, there was People Like Us. A mockumentary in the style of the "docusoap" British reality television shows popular at the time about regular people and their ... See full summary »
American Clare Pettengill, newly arrived in Glasgow, starts up a book group in order to make some new friends. The group consists of three unhappy European football wives, a pretentious ... See full summary »
I've always remembered this which is why I have googled it now in late 2004. I thought it was great and I took it for granted that there would be a second series but for some reason it never came. Shame, really.
I actually looked up Oliver Chris, now in Green Wing - and by a 6 degrees of kind of chain I ended up remembering he was part of this show. Stewart Wright I remember too - he's been in Coupling since and all sorts.
I can't remember there being anything wrong at all with this show - it was funny, characters were likable and it had a plot good enough to hold viewers. The BBC can be a bit daft sometimes.
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