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Linda Green 

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Liza Tarbuck ...  Linda Green 20 episodes, 2001-2002
Sean Gallagher ...  Jimmy McKenzie 10 episodes, 2001-2002
Claire Rushbrook ...  Michelle Fenton 10 episodes, 2001-2002
Daniel Ryan ...  Darren Alexander 10 episodes, 2001-2002
Rachel Davies ...  Iris Green 10 episodes, 2001-2002
Dave Hill ...  Frank Green 10 episodes, 2001-2002
Jessica Harris Jessica Harris ...  Katy Green 9 episodes, 2001-2002
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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2001 (UK) See more »

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(20 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Kathy Burke turned down the lead. See more »

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Not the worst
7 September 2010 | by arthurdaley69See all my reviews

I picked up series 1 on DVD very cheaply about 4 years ago but never watched an episode until this week. I have watched 8 of the 10 episodes now and I have to say overall I found it quite enjoyable. The show was created by Paul Abbott who went on to do 'Shameless' so it has a good pedigree.It doesn't always hit the mark but the dialogue is witty and generally sharp even if none of the story lines amount to a whole lot. But life is like that isn't it.

Liza Tarbuck carries the title role well, she's big brassy and confident - most of the time anyway. The singing is probably a bit overdone, I felt there was no need to sing a full song at the beginning, middle and end which is pretty much how it goes in each episode.

I really like Daniel Ryan, Claire Rushbrook and Sean Gallagher who are the principal members of the supporting cast - being Linda's best mates. I love watching out for early appearances of established stars or cameos even and this series is packed with them. Pam Ferris is brilliant as are David Morrissey and Christopher Eccleston - he plays twins - which I thought was a great storyline. I also spotted Maxine Peake (later to be Veronica in Shameless) as a receptionist in a gym.


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