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 4 - The Lemming Family

Edith and Phil discover a bookshop hosting local author Wendy Stevens. Meanwhile, Roger's hopes of becoming a Social Services-supported carer look like being revived.

Further details

Edith and Phil discover a bookshop hosting local author Wendy Stevens, conducting a signing of her inaugural book, The Lemming Family. However, Phil is later outraged to find out that the characters are thinly disguised portraits of himself and the family.

Roger's hopes of becoming a Social Services-supported carer look like being revived, though not quite in the way he imagines when the infamous Mrs Pool makes a reappearance.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd 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
Anne Reid Queenie Gale
James Cosmo Bob
Peter Egan Jack Dugdale
Sue Johnston Joan
Guest cast
Suzanne Packer Mrs Pool
Alexandra Roach Felicity
Robert McKewley Sign Remover
Helen Monks Helen
Kara-Leah Fernandes Ophelia
Ky Discala TV Presenter
Writing team
Charles McKeown Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Moira Williams Producer
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer
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