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This series follows the misadventures of Joan Warner, a top business executive as she battles the sexual politics of big business and the general ineptness of her staff. She is aided in her... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
John Inman ...  Graham Jones 6 episodes, 1981
Rula Lenska ...  Ms. Joan Warner 6 episodes, 1981
Gina Maher Gina Maher ...  Brenda 6 episodes, 1981
Joan Blackham ...  Ruth 6 episodes, 1981
Christine Ozanne Christine Ozanne ...  Daisy 6 episodes, 1981
Miriam Margolyes ...  Maria 6 episodes, 1981
Claudine Bowyer Claudine Bowyer ...  Lucy 6 episodes, 1981
Allan Mitchell Allan Mitchell ...  Mr. Lewis 4 episodes, 1981
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This series follows the misadventures of Joan Warner, a top business executive as she battles the sexual politics of big business and the general ineptness of her staff. She is aided in her struggle to balance motherhood, her career and her "mad Italian maid" by her faithful male secretary Graham Jones. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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UK

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English

Release Date:

5 September 1981 (UK) See more »

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Southern Television See more »
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(6 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Not horrible, not brilliant, nice easy viewing
13 October 2012 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

I tend to disagree with both reviewers here, it's definitely not hilarious, nor is it utter rubbish, Agreed it has an abysmal theme tune, but this was made in the 80s, most shows of the time do. It has a few laughs, but it's one of those shows that's pleasant enough to watch and has a few nice ideas, don't panic buy it, but if you see if for a few Pounds get it, it's OK viewing 6/10 John Inman fans will indeed enjoy this show, he does seem a little under used here, but for me the funny moments come from a crazy Myriam Margolyes who adds quite a lot to this show as crazy Italian Housekeeper to Rula Lenska. Maybe a second series would have been good, be interesting to know how it did when it was originally transmitted.


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