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Romantic Friction

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A new four part comedy-drama by Michelle Read , starring Samantha Bond and Hugh Bonneville. 1: Lovelorn romance writer Anna is up against a deadline for her latest potboiler, a tale of love, suffering and jealousy. But her creative juices don't seem to be flowing as, after years of having a purely fictional love-life, she's met a real-live man. She's also constantly thwarted by her characters, who keep leaping off the page into her living room to challenge her about their plotlines.
Producer Dawn Ellis

Contributors

Unknown: Michelle Read
Unknown: Samantha Bond
Unknown: Hugh Bonneville.
Producer: Dawn Ellis
Anna: Samantha Bond
Brian: Hugh Bonneville
Minnie: Cathy Murphy
Buddha: Kammy Darweish
Bob: Andrew Wincott
Fertility doll/Dierdre: Adjoa Andoh
Brenda: Michelle Read
The book: Michael Fenton-Stevens

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