Alice Chenery and Gil Raymond are perfect for each other. They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs. The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.

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Series cast summary:
Tamsin Greig ...  Alice Chenery 18 episodes, 2005-2008
Montserrat Lombard ...  Milly Russell 17 episodes, 2005-2008
Sheridan Smith ...  Cleo Martin / ... 15 episodes, 2005-2008
Owen Brenman ...  Lloyd Drewitt / ... 8 episodes, 2005-2008
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Alice Chenery and Gil Raymond are perfect for each other. They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs. The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.

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If your perfect partner was out there... how would you ever know?

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 August 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Szerelmi bájital See more »

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Runtime:

(12 episodes) | (6 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Alice Chenery: I don't know, what is it with you people? The only topic of conversation is men, how to get them, what happens when you've got them and then how to get rid of them. God, it's all I ever hear, is men!
Cleo Martin: She needs a man!
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A wonderful romantic tale in which the two leads don't know each other exist.
21 October 2006 | by acdanielSee all my reviews

A wry and enjoyable programme and unlike bob from America, Gil's dialogue doesn't bother me as I am British and this is a British programme for British people. I don't like the way American writers write dialogue for British characters in American programmes, as it is not an accurate portrayal of the way we use our language, but I understand that they are writing for an American audience and not trying to portray an accurate representation of our way of speaking.

The idea that two people are the ideal partners for each other but are completely unaware of each other and to tell their story in this way is intriguing. I understand that it is inspired by how the writer met his own wife. Will they get together? I hope we get to find out.


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