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Real Women


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Concluding the frank drama about female friends written by Susan Oudot and starring
Pauline Quirke , Frances Barber Michelle Collins , Gwyneth Strong Lesley Manville
The Hitch. The wedding day arrives, bringing surprises that the five women could not have expected. See today's choices.
Producer Debbie Shewell ; Director
Philip Davis * Gwyneth Strong's Kind of Day: page


Written By: Susan Oudot
Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Frances Barber
Unknown: Michelle Collins
Producer: Debbie Shewell
Director: Philip Davis
Mandy: Pauline Quirke
Anna: Frances Barber
Susie: Michelle Collins
Janet: Gwyneth Strong
Karen: Lesley Manville
Steve: Gary Webster
Bobby: Tony Selby
Doreen: Toni Palmer
Chris: Jane Gurnett
Pete: Richard Graham
Barry: Peter Hugo-Daly
James: Benedick Bates
Jonathan: Mark Moraghan
Callum: Oliver Tobias
Lyndsay: Debbie Arnold
Babs: Adrienne Posta
Gran: Anna Wing
Max: David Schofield
Best man: Kevin Dignam
Van driver: Stephen Marcus
Photographer: Nick Cavaliere

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