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Margery And Gladys (ITV-1 2003, Penelope Keith, June Brown)

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Margery And Gladys ITV-1, Penelope Keith, June Brown

Two of Britain’s best-loved actresses Penelope Keith and June Brown star in the title roles of ITV comedy drama Margery and Gladys.

When posh Margery (Penelope Keith) accidentally kills a young intruder in her home, she panics and goes on the run with her cleaning lady Gladys (June Brown) in tow. The unlikely couple take to the open road and fugitive life like ducks to water, proving more than a match for the pursuing police, played by Roger Lloyd Pack (Trigger in Only Fools And Horses) and Martin Freeman (The Office).

Margery’s only son Graham is played by Adam Godley. Gladys’s ne’er-do-well husband Troy is played by Peter Vaughan, while Goodness Gracious Me’s Kulvinder Ghir appears as post office owner Mr Singh.

Cast: Penelope Keith as Margery Heywood; June Brown as Gladys Gladwell; Alan David as Gordon Thompson; Marcia Warren as Jean Thompson; Matthew Lockwood as Scott Wilkins; Tilly Vosburgh as Mrs Wilkins; Roger Lloyd Pack as Detective Inspector Woolley; Martin Freeman as Detective Sergeant Stringer; Adam Godley as Graham Heywood; Peter Vaughan as Troy Gladwell; Heather Tobias as Mrs Hewlett; Ken Morley as Bill Nightingale; Kulvinder Ghir as Mr Singh; Ivana Basic as Nina Kovacs; Richard Ridings as Terry Mason; Paul Chapman as Arthur Penfold

Writer: John Flanagan, Andrew McCulloch / Producer: Philip Shelley / Executive Producer: Sharon Bloom / Director: Geoffrey Sax

UK / ITV-1 – Carlton / 1×120 minute episode / Broadcast 21 September 2003