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Hotel Babylon 

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At a posh urban hotel, the love lives and whims of its wealthy guests are attended to by hard-working staff who have their own troubles with love.

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Tony Basgallop
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Series cast summary:
Dexter Fletcher ...  Tony Casemore / ... 32 episodes, 2006-2009
Martin Marquez Martin Marquez ...  Gino Primirola 32 episodes, 2006-2009
Michael Obiora ...  Ben Trueman 32 episodes, 2006-2009
Raymond Coulthard ...  James Schofield 31 episodes, 2006-2009
Danira Govic ...  Tanya Mihajlov 28 episodes, 2006-2009
Emma Pierson ...  Anna Thornton-Wilton 27 episodes, 2006-2009
Max Beesley ...  Charlie Edwards 22 episodes, 2006-2009
Natalie Mendoza ...  Jackie Clunes 21 episodes, 2006-2008
Billy Burke Billy Burke ...  Porter 21 episodes, 2006-2009
Tamzin Outhwaite ...  Rebecca Mitchell 16 episodes, 2006-2007
Alexandra Moen ...  Emily James 16 episodes, 2008-2009
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At a posh urban hotel, the love lives and whims of its wealthy guests are attended to by hard-working staff who have their own troubles with love.

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Besides this show, Emma Pierson and Max Beesley worked together on Bloodlines (2006) and Talk To Me (2007). Every time they appeared together, their characters were romantically involved in some way. See more »

Quotes

Rebecca Mitchell: I want you to be as thorough as possible Miss Merchant, any bottle or napkin that can't be accounted for I want to know about it
[hands her keys]
Helen Merchant: Before I start a job I always ask a question, Do you trust your staff?
Rebecca Mitchell: Well I used to
Helen Merchant: Then you've been naive, in my experience people are generally bad, they lie, they steal, they copulate.
Rebecca Mitchell: I'm not sure I should judge them on that
Helen Merchant: A sin is a sin Miss Mitchell, as well as the audit would you like me to set any traps?
Rebecca Mitchell: Traps?
Helen Merchant: I could stick an extra case ...
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The dark side of the rich and the famous
3 July 2007 | by Ryu_DarkwoodSee all my reviews

I always had the idea that the BBC just made endless adaption's of Jane Eyre and other costume dramas. How wrong I was! In the new millennium the BBC has the same status as the American HBO. They spend their dough on innovative, well crafted and highly enjoyable drama of the highest level. ''Hotel Babylon'' is a little pearl, together with ''Life on Mars'', ''State of Play'' and many, many other BBC-productions.

In Holland they aired Hotel Babylon together with Desperate Housewives. A nice combination, both shows do have much things in common. They both have a trendy atmosphere combined with a dark sense of humor, witty dialog and a cast of colorful characters. Hotel Babylon is slightly more deep because it shows the world of the rich and famous as a rotten world; one that is corrupted by preposterous needs, adultery, prostitution, crime, arrogance, the using of others, etc. Every episode has a moral message in it for anyone who wants to see it, cleverly hidden so it doesn't feel like its writers want to push their opinions down your throat.

I must say that the romantic tension between Max Beesley and Tamzin Outwaithe is another huge plus. Both actors are really the kind of charismatic actors that carry any show to a higher level, most certainly this one.


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2006 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Buckinghamshire, England, UK

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(8 episodes)

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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