Back To Life

Back To Life. Miranda (Daisy Haggard). Copyright: Two Brothers Pictures.

Back To Life

Sitcom starring Daisy Haggard as a woman looking to rebuild her life after a long prison sentence

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Rood Eye

  • Tuesday 16th April 2019, 12:14am
  • England
  • 4,103 posts

I like this new comedy-drama.

Daisy Haggard (surely Rob Beckett's long-lost sister?) is a very funny woman when she wants to be and a very good serious actress when she doesn't.

Given that she writes the scripts and is also a star of the show, this could well be another "Fleabag".

It's funny and it's tragic and it's not always easy to decide which word is best applied to what.

Who knows? It might even be better than "Fleabag".

Now, wouldn't that be something?

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jsg

  • Tuesday 16th April 2019, 11:19am
  • United Kingdom
  • 463 posts

I watched the first two and enjoyed them a lot, I'll get to the rest soon. It's very busy but it's well made so it works.

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Aaron

  • Saturday 27th April 2019, 12:45am
  • Royal Berkshire, England
  • 68,880 posts

I didn't think it very funny, but found the story gripping. Really enjoyed.

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Paul Wimsett

  • Saturday 27th April 2019, 9:22am
  • Folkestone, United Kingdom
  • 3,405 posts

As I live next to Hythe I wish that people talked like this here! It's too home county. Wonder which streets it was filmed in, I must Google.

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chipolata

  • Thursday 5th March 2020, 11:44am
  • England
  • 30,322 posts
Quote: Aaron @ 27th April 2019, 12:45 AM

I didn't think it very funny, but found the story gripping. Really enjoyed.

I've just started watching this and I'd agree, it's very compelling without necessarily being laugh a minute (although there are a fair few chuckles in there).

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George Kaplan

  • Thursday 5th March 2020, 2:49pm
  • England
  • 4,716 posts

One of the handful of British comedies I've enjoyed and stuck with in the last couple of years. Strong writing, performances, directing. Deserved far more attention and acclaim.