Dressing for Breakfast
|Dressing for Breakfast|
|Created by||Stephanie Calman|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||3|
|No. of episodes||21|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Warner Sisters Productions|
|Original network||Channel 4|
|Original release||24 November 1995 – 27 February 1998|
The series was based on a 1988 book with the same title by Stephanie Calman who also wrote the series.
The plot mainly concerns 29-year-old jewellery maker/seller Louise and her quest to find the perfect man. Her interfering left wing activist mother Liz (Charlotte Cornwell) gets in the way. In her search for a boyfriend she makes some wrong choices and gets advice from best friend Carla and her husband Dave (Nigel Lindsay).
The TV series was generally well received. It gained acclaim for featuring strong female characters and its frank look at female sexuality. It proved popular with audiences and was commissioned for three series broadcast between 1995 and 1998.
The cast included: