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Gingerbread Girl, The (ITV 1993, Janet Dibley, Tyler Butterworth)



Sitcom The Gingerbread Girl saw single mum Linda doingher best to cope bringing up her 8 year old daughter Kerry by herself. Ex-husband Matt is slack when it comes to Maintenance but next door neighbour Eddie would love to get to know her better but he definitely isn’t Linda’s type.

The series was created especially for Janet Dibley by Alex Shearer, she had worked with him before on the popular The Two Of Us.

Tyler Butterworth, who played Eddie, is the son of comedy greats Janet Brown and Peter Butterworth.

production details
UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 9 April – 21 May 1993 Fridays at 8.30pm

Writer: Alex Shearer / Theme sung by Janet Dibley / Executive Producer: David Reynolds / Producer and Director: Robin Carr

Janet Dibley as Linda
John Diedrich as Matt
Tyler Butterworth as Eddie
Isabella Marsh as Kerry
Tracie Bennett as Stella


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