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This Life 

A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.

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Amy Jenkins
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Davenport ...  Miles Stewart 32 episodes, 1996-1997
Amita Dhiri ...  Milly Nassim 32 episodes, 1996-1997
Andrew Lincoln ...  Edgar 'Egg' Cook 32 episodes, 1996-1997
Daniela Nardini ...  Anna Forbes 32 episodes, 1996-1997
Luisa Bradshaw-White ...  Kira 31 episodes, 1996-1997
David Mallinson ...  Michael O'Donnell / ... 31 episodes, 1996-1997
Steve John Shepherd ...  Jo 31 episodes, 1996-1997
Cyril Nri Cyril Nri ...  Graham 22 episodes, 1996-1997
Ramon Tikaram ...  Ferdy 21 episodes, 1996-1997
Gillian McCutcheon Gillian McCutcheon ...  Therapist 21 episodes, 1996-1997
Natasha Little ...  Rachel 20 episodes, 1997
Jason Hughes ...  Warren Jones 19 episodes, 1996-1997
Geoffrey Bateman Geoffrey Bateman ...  Hooperman / ... 17 episodes, 1996-1997
Juliet Cowan ...  Nicki 15 episodes, 1997
Sacha Craise Sacha Craise ...  Kelly 13 episodes, 1996-1997
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A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ilyen az élet See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Anna: There have been nights when I've lost it. I always seem to find it again in the morning.
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Connections

Followed by This Life + 10 (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

This Life Theme
Written by Mark Anderson and Cliff Freeborn
Performed by The Way Out
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"This Life" is real life without the boring bits!
28 October 1998 | by rossifSee all my reviews

This is one of the most addictive, amusing and involving TV

series I have yet seen. It has a kind of cultish appeal, and I

know a lot of people who follow it closely and discuss each

weekly installment as if it was real life. That's the key I

think. This series is based in reality. A group of very

different personalities share a house in South London and the 2

year story shows their growing relationships and their

interraction with various friends and colleagues mainly in the

legal profession. It's fairly graphic stuff with sex in

various forms, nudity, bad language and drug use presented in a

very matter of fact way. The characters are believable and

appealing despite the warts and all presentation, and the lines

are often bitingly clever. Daniela Nardini as Anna gets the

best lines by far, delivered in a wonderful Scottish brogue for

maximum effect. All good things must come to an end however and

the series concludes with the happy group disintegrating after a

massive row. But it was good while it lasted. What a

stunning, intelligent and


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