Age Before Beauty
|Age Before Beauty|
|Created by||Debbie Horsfield|
|Written by||Debbie Horsfield|
|Directed by||Paul Norton Walker|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||6|
|Producer(s)||Guy De Glanville|
|Production company(s)||Mainstreet Pictures|
|Original network||BBC One|
|Picture format||2:1 1080p|
|Original release||31 July –|
29 August 2018
Age Before Beauty is a BBC television drama series by Debbie Horsfield that premiered on BBC One on 31 July 2018. The six-part series is based in Manchester, England, and stars Robson Green, Sue Johnston, Polly Walker and James Murray.
Age Before Beauty is a family drama set in a Manchester beauty salon. The series follows Bel, a homemaker and mother-of-two, as she deals with the demands of her family's struggling salon business and her warring family with the problems in her marriage.
Cast and characters
- Robson Green as Teddy Roxton, Bel's brother-in-law and best friend.
- Sue Johnston as Ivy-Rae Regan, Bel's mother and a spray tan technician in the family's salon.
- Polly Walker as Bel Finch, a homemaker and mother who takes over her family's salon business.
- James Murray as Wesley Finch, Bel's husband of 25 years.
- Lisa Riley as Tina Regan, Bel's sister and a tattoo artist in the family's salon.
- Kelly Harrison as Leanne Roxton, Bel's sister and a nail technician and personal stylist in the family's salon.
- Vicky Myers as Heidi Regan, Bel's sister, a cosmetic surgery addict and mother to seven-year-old Disney, a wannabe pageant queen.
- Madeleine Mantock as Lorelei Bailey, a beautiful personal trainer in her twenties.
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||U.K. viewers|
|1||"Episode 1"||Paul Norton Walker||Debbie Horsfield||31 July 2018||4.57 million|
|2||"Episode 2"||Paul Norton Walker||Debbie Horsfield||7 August 2018||3.84 million|
|3||"Episode 3"||Paul Norton Walker||Lee Warburton||14 August 2018||3.68 million|
|4||"Episode 4"||Paul Norton Walker||Debbie Horsfield||21 August 2018||3.67 million|
|5||"Episode 5"||Paul Norton Walker||Debbie Horsfield||28 August 2018||3.74 million|
|6||"Episode 6"||Paul Norton Walker||Debbie Horsfield||29 August 2018||3.82 million |
- "Casting announced for new BBC One drama Age Before Beauty". BBC. 1 June 2017.
- Fitzpatrick, Katie (25 July 2016). "BBC One books new beauty drama based in Manchester". Manchester Evening News.
- "Star cast announced for new BBC drama Age Before Beauty". The Yorkshire Post. 1 June 2017.
- Lazarus, Susanna (1 June 2017). "Robson Green and Sue Johnston to lead new BBC drama from Poldark writer". Radio Times.
- "Age Before Beauty Episodes". BBC One. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
- "Weekly top 30 programmes - BARB". www.barb.co.uk.
- "Age Before Beauty - S1 - Episode 4". Radio Times.
- "Age Before Beauty - S1 - Episode 5". Radio Times.
- "Age Before Beauty - S1 - Episode 6". Radio Times.
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