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Faith In The Future (ITV 1995-1998, Lynda Bellingham, Julia Sawalha)



Sitcom Faith in the Future was a sequel to the popular Second Thoughts. It followed single fortysomething Faith who, having moved on from her relationship with Bill, is determined to make the most out of life if only her daughter Hannah will let her.

Faith is working as an adult education art teacher and has a burgeoning relationship with fellow teacher Paul. Charlie Creed-Miles played Hannah’s love interest Jools in the first season but was replaced by Simon Pegg from season two onwards.

production details
UK / ITV – London Weekend Television / 22×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 17 November 1995 – 27 February 1998

Writers: Jan Etherington, Gavin Petrie / Music: Paul Brady / Producer: Jamie Rix

Lynda Bellingham as Faith Grayshot
Julia Sawalha as Hannah
Jeff Rawle as Paul
Charlie Creed-Miles as Jools (series 1)
Simon Pegg as Jools (series 2 & 3)
Robert Swann as Gareth (series 1 & 2)