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Let Them Eat Cake: A Marriage of Convenience (S1EP5 BBC1 7 Oct 1999, Kathy Burke)

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A Marriage of Convenience: Columbine’s sister, Cecilie, is destitute and needs help from Columbine. The only help she gets is a suggestion that she should marry the Duke D’Onan, a repulsive man who prefers men to women.

Regular Cast: Dawn French (Lisette), Jennifer Saunders (Colombine), Adrian Scarborough (Bouffant), Alison Steadman (Madame De Plonge)

Guest Cast: Kathy Burke, Stephen Griffin, Louis Hammond, Louisa Lytton, Nina Muschalik, Matthew Sim

Writer: Peter Learmouth / Director: Christine Gernon

Airdate: 7 Oct 1999 on BBC1

Series: Let Them Eat Cake Season 1 Episode 5

Show Info: Period sitcom. Episodes from the court of Louis XVI in 1792 where the Comtesse de Vache rules the roost.