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



Gingerbread Girl ITV Sitcom Janet Dibley

Sitcom The Gingerbread Girl saw single mum Linda (Janet Dibley) doing her best to cope bringing up her 8 year old daughter Kerry by herself. Ex-husband Matt (John Diedrich) is slack when it comes to maintenance and next door neighbour Eddie (Tyler Butterworth) 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.

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

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

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