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Happy Families


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The last of a six-part comedy series written by BEN ELTON starring with Reunion
Well, this is the denouement ... The four granddaughters return home and face their mad, old Granny which, quite apart from anything else, is going to be a very difficult piece of trick photography. Anyway, the questions and the lies of 20 years are finally sorted out as the stupid
Fuddle family are reunited at last.
Costume designer MECHAEL TAYLOR Film editor PETER MARSH
Lighting cameraman WILLIAM DUDMAN Designer MEL BIBBY
Produced and directed by PAUL JACKSON
BBC Manchester


Written By: Ben Elton
Designer: Mechael Taylor
Editor: Peter Marsh
Unknown: William Dudman
Designer: Mel Bibby
Directed By: Paul Jackson
The Fuddle Family: Jennifer Saunders
Guy: Adrian Edmondson
Cook: Dawn French
Dr De Quincy: Stephen Fry
Flossie: Helen Lederer
Cabbie: Kevin Huckstep
Jim: Hugh Laurie
Deliverymen: Martin Reeve
Deliverymen: Colin Skeaping

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