British Comedy Guide

Being Eileen. Image shows from L to R: Mandy Lewis (Julie Graham), Pete Lewis (Dean Andrews), Eileen Lewis (Sue Johnston), Ray Cooper (William Ash), Paula Cooper (Elizabeth Berrington). Copyright: BBC.

Being Eileen

BBC One comedy drama. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2011 - 2013. Stars Sue Johnston, Dean Andrews, Elizabeth Berrington, William Ash, Julie Graham, Adam Scotland, Ellis Murphy and others.


Being Eileen. Eileen Lewis (Sue Johnston). Copyright: BBC.
Family comedy about the Lewis family, lead by mother Eileen (Sue Johnston), decide to spend Christmas in Lapland and to see Father Christmas in person.

Broadcast details

Saturday 24th December 2011
75 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sue Johnston Eileen Lewis
Elizabeth Berrington Paula Cooper
William Ash Ray Cooper
Julie Graham Mandy Lewis
Adam Scotland Jack Cooper
Ellis Murphy Liam Cooper
Georgia Doyle Melissa Lewis
Connor Dempsey Ethan Lewis
Guest cast
Stephen Graham Pete Lewis
Zawe Ashton Jingle Jill
Keith Barron Maurice
Oliver Watton Steward
Emily Joyce Miranda
Matt Green Groom
Amrita Acharia Bride
Caspar Phillipson Teppo
Andrei Alen Hans
Fraser Ayres Brian
Juha Lepparjarvi Bavaal
Liv Olsen Elf
Rufus Jones Julian
Mel Oskar Receptionist
Nigel Harris Santa Claus
Writing team
Michael Wynne Writer
Production team
Catherine Morshead Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Anne Gilchrist Exec Producer
Anna Higginson Production Designer
Simon Lacey Composer
Jamie Pearson Editor

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