Common Ground. Image shows from L to R: Jill (Celia Pacquola), Rupert (Johnny Vegas). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Common Ground

Sky Atlantic comedy drama. 10 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Tom Davis, Eleanor Lawrence, Sean Pertwee, Brendan Coyle, Charles Dance, Amelia Bullmore, Hugo Speer and others.

Series 1, Episode 2 - Patricia

Local Councillor Patricia David (Jessica Hynes) seems to have perfected the art of getting away with making terrible work and life decisions.

Further details

Common Ground. Image shows from L to R: Kim Cheung (Daphne Cheung), Patricia David (Jessica Hynes). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

Local Councillor Patricia David (Jessica Hynes) seems to have perfected the art of getting away with making terrible work and life decisions.

Approaching menopause, on mixed medication, single and living on her own, Patricia David manages to dodge professional bullets with sheer luck and a talent for being somewhere else - both mentally and physically - at exactly the right time.

Notes

Previously known as Politically Incorrect.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 4th February 2013
Time
9:15pm
Channel
Sky Atlantic
Length
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Jessica Hynes Patricia David
Lisa Hammond Louise
Guest cast
Jessica Bell (as Jess Bell) Samantha
Karl Theobald Klive Richards
Sara Pascoe TV Reporter
Daphne Cheung Kim Cheung
Gary Beadle John Kettle
Writing team
Jessica Hynes Writer
Production team
Dave Lambert (as David Lambert) Director
Alison MacPhail Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer

Video

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Jessica Hynes stars as Patricia, a middle-age, menopausal local councillor.

Featuring: Jessica Hynes (Patricia David), Lisa Hammond (Louise), Gary Beadle (John Kettle).

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