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Babes In The Wood. Image shows from L to R: Caralyn (Natalie Walter), Ruth (Samantha Janus), Charlie (Karl Howman), Leigh (Denise Van Outen). Copyright: Lucky Dog / Chrysalis.

Babes In The Wood

ITV sitcom. 14 episodes (2 series), 1998 - 1999. Stars Karl Howman, Denise Van Outen, Natalie Walter, Samantha Janus, Madeleine Curtis and Mark Hayford.

Babes In The Wood

A peek into the steamy lives of three young women who share a flat in London, and their neighbour Charlie, a middle-aged divorcee

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1998 - 1999
Channel
ITV
Episodes
14   (2 series)
Creator
Geoffrey Deane
Starring
Karl Howman, Denise Van Outen, Natalie Walter, Samantha Janus, Madeleine Curtis and Mark Hayford
Writer
Geoffrey Deane
Directors
Andy de Emmony and Graeme Harper
Producers
Kenton Allen and Pete Ward

Babes In The Wood focuses on dumb-and-ditzy Caralyn, laddish and up-front Leigh, and their flatmate; the slightly quiet and reserved Ruth (Series 1), and snobbish wannabe model Frankie in Series 2.

They are good friends - although sometimes a little reluctantly - with their neighbour, middle-aged divorcee and part-time womaniser Charlie. All four spend much of their time at local cosmopolitan wine bar Bar Coda, managed by ex-public schoolboy Benito.

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