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Real Women


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Beginning a repeat run of the three-part drama about female friends starring Pauline Quirke
Frances Barber , Michelle Collins Gwyneth Strong , Lesley Manville The Hen Night. Five former schoolfriends meet for a raucous hen night.
Written by Susan Oudot
Producer Debbie Shewell ; Director
Philip Davis Repeat Subtitled.


Unknown: Pauline Quirke
Unknown: Frances Barber
Unknown: Michelle Collins
Unknown: Gwyneth Strong
Written By: Susan Oudot
Producer: Debbie Shewell
Director: Philip Davis
Mandy: Pauline Quirke
Susie: Michelle Collins
Karen: Lesley Manville
Janet: Gwyneth Strong
Anna: Frances Barber
Chris: Jane Gurnett
Steve: Gary Webster
Pete: Richard Graham
Barry: Peter-Hugo Daly
Doreen: Toni Palmer
Bobby: Tony Selby
Jonathan: Mark Moraghan
Lyndsay: Debbie Arnold
Jason: Darren Kempson
Luke: Michael Davis

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