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Life of Riley 

Sitcom about the dysfunctional lives of a newly married couple and the children each of them bring from a previous relationship.
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Series cast summary:
Caroline Quentin ...  Maddy Riley 20 episodes, 2009-2011
Neil Dudgeon ...  Jim Riley 20 episodes, 2009-2011
Lucinda Dryzek ...  Katy Riley 20 episodes, 2009-2011
Taylor Fawcett Taylor Fawcett ...  Danny Riley 20 episodes, 2009-2011
Patrick Nolan Patrick Nolan ...  Ted Jackson 20 episodes, 2009-2011
Heather Craney ...  Alison Weaver 15 episodes, 2009-2011
Richard Lumsden ...  Roger Weaver 11 episodes, 2009-2011
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Sitcom about the dysfunctional lives of a newly married couple and the children each of them bring from a previous relationship.

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

8 January 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Život Rajlijevih See more »

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(6 parts)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Better than it appears
5 February 2009 | by yorkrootsSee all my reviews

This is one of the most miscast comedies on television. Apart from the baby, Patrick Nolan gives the most natural performance as youngest son Ted Riley. At times he seems to feel sorry for his older co-stars who struggle to deliver their lines with any degree of conviction. However, when you look beyond the awful acting you find a delightfully funny and quite intelligent script, and you have to wonder what it could be like with a more capable cast. It is not that any of the actors are bad actors; it is just that they do not suit this particular project. It does not flow natural for them. So, the best way to approach Life Of Riley is with few expectations and a belief that the pen can sometimes be mightier than the thespian.


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