Beautiful People. Copyright: BBC.

Beautiful People

BBC Two sitcom about a window-dresser. 12 episodes (2 series), 2008 - 2009. Stars Olivia Colman, Meera Syal, Aidan McArdle, Luke Ward-Wilkinson and others.

Series 2, Episode 3 - How I Got My Water Feature

With Ground Force at the height of its popularity and garden make-overs all the rage, Simon feels a desperate need for a water feature.

Further details

Beautiful People. Image shows from L to R: Reba (Sarah Niles), Tiger (Alex Lanipekun). Copyright: BBC.

Simon - inspired by TV show Ground Force - feels a desperate need for a water feature.

Meanwhile, all the women of Melody Crescent feel their own desperate need to 'sloshercise' with hunky training instructor Tiger. Elaine Paige also makes a stunning appearance in Simon's imagination.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th November 2009
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Olivia Colman Debbie Doonan
Meera Syal Aunty Hayley
Aidan McArdle Andy Doonan
Luke Ward-Wilkinson Simon Doonan
Layton Williams Kyle
Sophie Ash Ashlene Doonan
Sarah Niles Reba
Samuel Barnett Adult Simon
Guest cast
Michelle Butterly Miss Perrin
Sarah Paul Happiness (Interviewer)
Shazia Mirza Fit Farka
Barry Howard Monsieur Antoine
Alex Lanipekun Tiger (Reba's Boyfriend)
Nadia Albina The Virgin Mary
Elaine Paige Self
Writing team
Jonathan Harvey Writer
Production team
David Kerr Director
Justin Davies Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer


Elaine Page Duet

Elaine Page makes a stunning appearance in Simon's imagination.

Featuring: Luke Ward-Wilkinson (Simon Doonan), Michelle Butterly (Miss Perrin), Elaine Paige.


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