Love, Lies & Records (BBC-1 2017, Ashley Jensen, Adrian Bower)

In drama series Love, Lies & Records registrar Kate Dickensen works for Births, Marriages and Deaths and struggles to juggle the demands of her job and her home life.

As the series begins Kate as just been promoted to Superintendent putting her in charge of the whole department. It’s a stressful job without taking into account the fact that a jealous colleague is threatening to undermine her by revealing a long held secret from her past.

Meanwhile Kate’s home life is just as stressful, especially with a selfish teenage daughter and son on her case.

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Ashley Jensen said of the series: “I have admired and respected Kay’s work for a long time and I am thrilled to be playing Kate. Kay’s writing is always honest and from the heart. I think that Kay has always managed to tap into issues that are relevant to ordinary peoples everyday lives and with this new show she deals with the major dramatic milestones that affect pretty much all of us.”

cast
Ashley Jensen as Kate Dickenson
Adrian Bower
Kenny Doughty
Rebecca Front
Mark Stanley

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production details
Creator: Kay Mellor
Directors: Dominic Leclerc, Cilla Ware
Producer: Yvonne Francis
Executive Producers: Kay Mellor, Elizabeth Kilgarriff

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: BBC One – Rollem – All3Media – Acorn Media
Duration: 6×60 minute episodes
Aired From: 2017

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