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David Tennant and Jessica Hynes star in a one-off comedy drama following the ups and downs of a group of learner drivers. Downtrodden wife Bev is nervous and short-tempered behind the wheel - and has failed her driving test eight times. But when Bev meets her latest instructor, Chris, she soon finds herself falling for his geeky charms.

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Writer: Jessica Hynes
Producer: Luke Aikin
Producer: Ruth Caleb
Director: Francesca Joseph
Beverly: Jessica Hynes
Chris: David Tennant
Ian: Shaun Dingwall
Fiona: Sarah Hadland
Gerry: Con O'Neill
John: Michael Maloney
Simon: Simon Day
Gloria: Tameka Empson
Toby: Kyle Summercom
Howard: Matthew Baynton
Ivana: Laura Solon
Juanita: Megan Jones
Alfie: Danny McEvoy
Examiner: Richard Glover
Bailiff: Jordan Long
Nurse: Bernadette Wilfred

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