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Let Them Eat Cake


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Fifth of a six-part comedy set at the court of Louis XVI. A Marriage of Convenience. Colombine's impoverished younger sister Cecile arrives at court, hoping for a little charity, but the Comtesse has other plans for her.
Written by Peter Learmouth ; Producer Christopher Skala
Director Christine Gernon Repeated next Wednesday (S) (W)


Written By: Peter Learmouth
Producer: Christopher Skala
Director: Christine Gernon
Lisette: Dawn French
Colombine: Jennifer Saunders
Bouffant: Adrian Scarborough
Cecile: Kathy Burke
Hunk: Stephen Glffin
Jacques Montgolfier: Louis Hammond
Fifi: Nina Muschallik
Joseph Montgolfier: Matthew Sim

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