Danny Reed, a lonely DIY store employee obsessed with conspiracy theories, finds himself trapped inside the body of Veronica Burton, an affluent female fashion journalist.


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Series cast summary:
Rachael Stirling ...  Veronica Burton 4 episodes, 2009
Martin Freeman ...  Danny Reed 4 episodes, 2009
Marshall Lancaster ...  Pete 4 episodes, 2009
Paterson Joseph ...  Jay Metcalfe 4 episodes, 2009
Angela Griffin ...  Fiona 4 episodes, 2009
Tamzin Malleson ...  Siobhan 4 episodes, 2009
Peter Wight ...  Bill 4 episodes, 2009
Lisa Millett ...  Jenny 4 episodes, 2009
Stuart McGugan ...  Malcolm 4 episodes, 2009
James Lance ...  Ali 4 episodes, 2009
Jason Furnival Jason Furnival ...  Security Guy 3 episodes, 2009
Seamus O'Neill Seamus O'Neill ...  Barry 3 episodes, 2009
Paul Oldham Paul Oldham ...  Stevo 3 episodes, 2009
Rachel Brogan Rachel Brogan ...  Gazette Receptionist 3 episodes, 2009
Maxine Burth Maxine Burth ...  Librarian 2 episodes, 2009
Ged McKenna Ged McKenna ...  Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 2009
Samantha Seager Samantha Seager ...  Barmaid 2 episodes, 2009
John Churnside ...  Toilet Attendant 2 episodes, 2009
Pete Dunwell Pete Dunwell ...  Danny's Landlord 2 episodes, 2009
Val Tagger Val Tagger ...  Mrs. Burton 2 episodes, 2009
David Williams David Williams ...  Veronica's Dad 2 episodes, 2009


Danny Reed, a lonely DIY store employee obsessed with conspiracy theories, finds himself trapped inside the body of Veronica Burton, an affluent female fashion journalist.

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2009 (UK) See more »

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Best "Swap" on film or television ever!
22 January 2012 | by djm96See all my reviews

There have been dozens of films and television shows that have attempted to answer the question 'What would it be like to switch places someone else?' I have seen many of these, and this is by far the best. The acting is superb, the emotions are real, and the courses of action are rational and very believable. This makes it far more interesting and entertaining. The story centers mainly around Danny read, who wakes up in the body of Veronica Burton portrayed brilliantly by Rachel Stirling, after the two are struck by lightning near power lines. The idea that this could happen is the only suspension of disbelief required.

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