Dressing for Breakfast

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Dressing for Breakfast
Genre Sitcom
Created by Stephanie Calman
Starring Beatie Edney
Holly Aird
Charlotte Cornwell
Nigel Lindsay
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 21
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) Warner Sisters Productions
Release
Original network Channel 4
Original release 24 November 1995 – 27 February 1998

Dressing for Breakfast is a Channel 4 sitcom which ran between 1995 and 1998 about two women, Louise (Beatie Edney) and Carla (Holly Aird).

The series was based on a 1988 book with the same title by Stephanie Calman who also wrote the series.

Storyline[edit]

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).

Reception[edit]

The TV series was generally well received. It gained acclaim for featuring strong female characters and its frank look at female sexuality.[1] It proved popular with audiences and was commissioned for three series broadcast between 1995 and 1998.

Cast[edit]

The cast included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rees, Jasper (25 November 1995). "'TELEVISION Dressing for Breakfast (C4)". The Independent. Retrieved 30 August 2009. 

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