Hold The Sunset. Image shows from L to R: Phil (John Cleese), Roger (Jason Watkins), Edith (Alison Steadman). Copyright: BBC.

Hold The Sunset

BBC One sitcom about a widow and her new boyfriend. 13 episodes (2 series), 2018 - 2019. Stars Alison Steadman, John Cleese, Jason Watkins, Rosie Cavaliero and others.

Hold The Sunset. Image shows from L to R: Phil (John Cleese), Edith (Alison Steadman).

Series 2, Episode 1 - The Sale

With Edith and Phil's sunset retirement waiting on the sale of the house, Phil begins to despair of it ever selling.

Further details

With Edith and Phil's sunset retirement waiting on the sale of the house, Phil begins to despair of it ever selling.

Queenie talks him into holding an Open Day - but she has ulterior motives.

Edith is heartened to find that her son Roger is earning some sort of a living - even if it's only busking with her old flame Bob the Burglar and performing a ventriloquist act with his toy crocodile Methuselah.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 2nd August 2019
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Alison Steadman Edith
John Cleese Phil
Jason Watkins Roger
Rosie Cavaliero Wendy Stevens
Joanna Scanlan Sandra
Anne Reid Queenie Gale
James Cosmo Bob
Peter Egan Jack Dugdale
Guest cast
Christian Brassington Roland Percy
Red Richardson Policeman
David Cann Counsellor
Charlotte Eaton Vanessa
Sarah Flind Vicky
Josephine Melville Rebecca
Richard Sandling Norman
Kate Robbins Mrs Brown
Damian Samuels Mr Brown
Phil Nice Mr Black
Candida Gubbins Mrs Black
Writing team
Charles McKeown Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Moira Williams Producer
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
Adam Bokey Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Theo Vidgen Composer
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