Mount Pleasant (TV series)

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Mount Pleasant
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Genre Comedy-drama
Created by Sarah Hooper
Written by Sarah Hooper (2011–13)
Mark Brotherhood (2012–)
Amy Roberts (2014–)
Loren McLaughlan (2014–)
Directed by Dewi Humphreys (2011–13)
Dominic Leclerc (2011)
Dermot Boyd (2012–)
Ian Barnes (2012–)
Starring See Cast and characters
Composer(s) Jonathan Whitehead
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 5 (+1 Special)
No. of episodes 42 (list of episodes)
Production
Producer(s) Siobhan Rhodes (2011)
Howard Ella (2012–13)
Jane Wallbank (2013)
Brett Wilson (2013)
Serena Cullen (2014–)
Editor(s) Chris Wadsworth (2011–12)
Clive Barrett (2011)
Jim Hampton (2013–)
Running time 60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Production company(s) Tiger Aspect Productions
Distributor Endemol UK
Release
Original network Sky 1 (2011, 2015–)
Sky Living (2012–2014)
Picture format 16:9 (1080i HDTV)
Original release 24 August 2011 (2011-08-24) – present
External links
Official website

Mount Pleasant is a British comedy-drama which first aired on Sky 1 on 24 August 2011.[1] The show moved to Sky Living in 2012, before moving back to Sky 1 in 2015.

Premise[edit]

The show is about the day-to-day life of the main character Lisa, her husband, parents, as well as neighbours, and colleagues. Each episode is an hour long (including adverts) and takes place in various locations, including the cul-de-sac Lisa lives in, her workplace, local pub The Dog and Dart, and her widowed friend's café.

Production[edit]

The series is produced by Tiger Aspect Productions for Sky1. The series is filmed in Hale, Trafford,[2] Chorlton, Manchester, and at The Sharp Project studio in Newton Heath, Manchester. The first series was filmed throughout June 2011. As of 2015, the show has aired five series. A sixth series has been commissioned and will begin airing on Tuesday 30th August 2016 at 9pm on Sky1.

Cast and characters[edit]

Actor/actress Character Duration
Sally Lindsay Lisa Johnson Series 1–Present
Daniel Ryan Dan Johnson Series 1–Present
Bobby Ball Barry Harris Series 1–Present
Paula Wilcox Pauline Johnson Series 1–Present
Adrian Bower Greg Porter Series 1–Present
Neil Fitzmaurice Fergus Series 1–Present
Ainsley Howard Denise Series 1–Present
James Dreyfus[3] Roger Series 2–Present
Samantha Womack Tanya Dawson Series 3–Present
Nigel Harman Bradley Dawson Series 3–Present
Nicola Millbank Ella Dawson Series 3–Present
Nicola Hughes Jenna Miller Series 5–Present
Patrick Robinson Cameron Miller Series 5–Present
Ellen Thomas Nana Miller Series 5–Present
Asan N'Jie Finn Miller Series 5–Present

Former[edit]

Actor/actress Character Duration
Kris Sleater Lloyd Series 1
Pauline Collins Sue Harris Series 1–2
Angela Griffin Shelley Porter Series 1–2
Liza Tarbuck Kate Series 1–2
Owen McDonnell Jack Series 1–2
Diane Morgan Talia Series 1–2
Alexander Kirk Jim Series 1–2
Claire Goose Kim Series 2
Robson Green Chris Series 2
Sophia Di Martino Amber Series 3
Siân Reeves Bianca Series 1–4
David Bradley[3] Charlie Johnson Series 2–4
George Sampson Gary Series 2–4
Daniel Ings Robbie Johnson Series 4

DVD release[edit]

The complete first series of Mount Pleasant was released on DVD on 3 September 2012.[4]

The complete second series of Mount Pleasant was released on DVD on 21 October 2013.[5]

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