Kiss Me Kate (TV series)
|Kiss Me Kate|
|Theme music composer||Philip Pope|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||3|
|No. of episodes||20|
|Executive producer(s)||John Bishop
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Original channel||BBC One|
|Original run||4 May 1998– 26 December 2000|
Kiss Me Kate is a British sitcom that ran from 1998 until 2000. It followed the everyday life of a counsellor, Kate (Caroline Quentin), who must not only manage her clients' problems, but must also help her neighbours and unsuccessful business partner, Douglas, played by Chris Langham. Amanda Holden played Mel, the receptionist. Darren Boyd played the idiotic Craig, the travel agent downstairs.
During the series, both Craig and Douglas fall for Kate. Mel and Craig become romantically involved, but Douglas continues to be in love with Kate. Kate then falls for Douglas' brother, Iain Cameron, a successful cardiac surgeon.
- Caroline Quentin, Kate Salinger
- Chris Langham, Douglas Fielding/Cameron
- Amanda Holden, Mel
- Darren Boyd, Craig Chapman
- Cliff Parisi, Tony (Series 1 and 2 only)
- Mark Heap, Peter (Series 1 only)
- Holly Atkins, Alex (Series 2 only)
- Elizabeth Renihan, Jo (Series 3 only)
- Bill Nighy, Douglas' brother, Iain Cameron
Filming took place at the now closed Carlton Television Studios in Nottingham in front of a live studio audience. At the beginning of each series the crew spent four days filming all exterior scenes at various locations in and around Nottingham.
The main building that housed the office and Kate's flat is situated on East Circus Street, Nottingham, directly opposite the Nottingham Playhouse.
The building used as the location of Iain's flat is situated on Broadway in the Lace Market area of Nottingham.