Deputy Features Editor, Reach supplements, Family ties: Sally Lindsay, Bobby Ball and Dan Johnson, When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Channel 5 & Acorn TV Order New P.D. Sign up here. If I was a blue collar worker in the UK maybe I would find this funny. For example, she had not written out any of their wedding invitations and when she did, we saw her write the name of her ex-husband on one of them. Pauline Collins OBE (born 3 September 1940)[source?] The humour is excellent. I would like to see some stronger story-lines developed and I hope it will not be all about Tanya/Ella and the Ollie the policeman. Forgot your password? The storylines to Mount Pleasant have a bit of a mild soap opera-ish feel to them, but it's the characters and performances that help lift things. I would be happy to see Tanya and Ella gone, with Bradley not a faux gangster but an ordinary bloke, with Greg. Given the ratings a lot of people do. So, there's Sally Lindsay, Liza Tarbuck, Angela Griffin and Pauline Collins amongst the She is one of those "ditzy" types who makes crashingly stupid mistakes, but is very hardnosed when she wants her own way - I just think that if she was that stupid or lacking sense she would not be able to turn on the other side of her character. “We have a baby called Molly. The show itself? View original Yes, the only downside I felt about Series 2 was that there was less comedy moments and a lot more drama, but it was still a very good enjoyable series. A Mount Pleasant video. I sincerely hope it is a red herring and that it's made to look like this character has OCD when in fact him wiping his hands is to do with something else. Is her smock top really being mistaken for a baby bump? In reality he was skint and working in a cafe doing the washing up. I don't think it's about what class you're from. It was an instant hit with audiences who took the show?s characters to their hearts. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. And he reviews the newspapers on Sky News' breakfast programme Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes. Set in and around Manchester, Mount Pleasant is a sitcom that's pulled together an impressive cast to go through quite familiar motions. What annoyed me is that the programme appeared to slightly mock OCD. I agree to my personal data being stored and used for distribution of the TVWise newsletter. Firstly, I would like to address the review by an American on here that 'Blue collar British workers' might like this series. “He’s looking after the baby and getting up in the night, but Lisa cheekily tells Dan she’s the one doing all the work.”. The characters had no redeeming features and were just unpleasant and self absorbed. I don't think it's about what class you're from. There's a problem loading this menu right now. EXCLUSIVE: I’ve learned that executives at BSkyB’s Sky Living are closing in on a renewal for their dramedy series Mount Pleasant. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 3, 2019, Enjoyed watching the first series as we missed it first time round.... Worth getting if you need to catch up, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 5, 2013, This is the best series I have bought in a long time. This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. Downton Abbey star Nigel Harman (Tanya’s shady hubby Bradley) only appears towards the end of the run as he’s had to disappear to “take care of business”. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. A familiar face on telly, Kevin is also a seasoned broadcaster. Created by Sarah Hooper. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. I have only just watched Series one and I think it's great. After having a near fatal heart attack and leaving his job as a vicar in the last series, we saw Roger(James Dreyfus) pretending to be a successful author to his friends. Will be watching Series two next and have to say, here and now, I can't wait to see Series three. I do disagree with the review on one point - Denise, as she irritates me. Like I say, it's like the popular/bitchy kids at school are all grown up. The ebb and flow of the various partnerships is what the show is about though. WestWorld is confusing, Money For Nothing: this show was unsalvageable, Pete & Dud: The Missing Sketches. She was involved in the funniest scene too. She juggles plenty of characters, and puts enough strands into low-key situations to keep things interesting. The rest is history. It's recommended. 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Like the popular kids at school are all grown up. Unable to add item to List. Copyright © 2016 TV Kev. I can think of several scenes where if male characters had been so rude/aggressive to their partners then the scenes would never have been used in a comedy drama.