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Hold the Sunset (BBC-1 2018, John Cleese, Alison Steadman)



In sitcom Hold The Sunset the widowed Edith is seriously considering marrying old flame Phil (who now lives just across the street from her) and moving to sunnier climbs abroad. Just as Edith is finally going to agree to Phil’s proposal her middle aged son Roger turns up on the doorstep having left his wife, his kids and his job. He is determined to find himself again and wants to stay at his mums whilst he does so.

John Cleese and Alison Steadman had played husband and wife in the 1986 movie Clockwise.

production details
UK | BBC One | 6×30 minutes minutes | 2018

John Cleese as Phil
Alison Steadman as Edith
Anne Reid as Mrs. Gale
Jason Watkins as Roger
Joanna Scanlan as Sandra
James Cosmo as Bob
Rosie Cavaliero as Wendy
Peter Egan as Mr. Dugdale