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Comedy drama starring Dawn French
Dying Live. Daisy Talwinning goes on holiday to Panador and gets caught up in a case of mistaken identity. See today's choices.
Written by Steven Moffat
Director Dewi Humphreys
Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise
Murder Most Horrid
A small South American country is planning to execute a handsome rebel leader live (sic) on television: "It's gonna be bigger than OJ," says the American producer gleefully. What they need now is an executioner, preferably a woman to add a touch of glamour. Enter the jolly but inefficient Daisy Talwinning, on holiday from her job in a British abattoir ("I love working with animals.").
This is the rather black premise for the third in Dawn French's comedy drama series, which features several familiar faces including those of Stratford Johns and Helen Lederer.
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