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: Sandra (Joanna Scanlan), Joan (Sue Johnston), Jack Dugdale (Peter Egan), Terry Baxter (Robert Gilbert), Phil (John Cleese), Wendy Stevens (Rosie Cavaliero), Edith (Alison Steadman), Georgie (Shauna MacDonald), Roger (Jason Watkins), Queenie Gale (Anne Reid).

Series 2, Episode 6 - Doing A Bunk

Removals men are busy at Phil's house as he and Edith make plans for their wedding. Roger announces he is in love with Georgie, and arranges to film a wedding video.

Further details

Removals men are busy at Phil's house as he and Edith make plans for their wedding. The one thing they are sure about is that Bob will be excluded from the event.

Roger tells Edith how he will miss her and then announces that he is in love with Georgie, Bob's daughter. Edith explodes at his lack of judgement, but after swiftly changing the subject, Roger gets her agreement for a wedding video, which he says will be his present to her and Phil. However, he then proceeds to put Georgie behind the camera.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th September 2019
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
Sue Johnston Joan
Shauna MacDonald Georgie
Guest cast
Robert Gilbert Terry Baxter
Suzette Llewellyn Registrar
Jason Carr Pianist
Victoria Willing Landlady
Writing team
Charles McKeown Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Moira Williams Producer
Humphrey Barclay Producer
Chris Sussman Executive Producer

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