Hope Springs. Image shows from L to R: Hannah Temple (Sian Reeves), Ellie Lagden (Alex Kingston), Shoo Coggan (Christine Bottomley), Josie Porritt (Vinette Robinson). Copyright: Shed Productions.

Hope Springs

BBC One comedy drama. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Alex Kingston, Vinette Robinson, Christine Bottomley, Sian Reeves, Annette Crosbie, Alec Newman, Ronni Ancona and others.

Hope Springs

Eight-part comedy drama about four female ex-cons trying to go straight

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
8   (1 series)
Starring
Alex Kingston, Vinette Robinson, Christine Bottomley, Sian Reeves, Annette Crosbie, Alec Newman, Ronni Ancona, Paul Higgins and others
Writers
Ann McManus, Maureen Chadwick and Liz Lake
Directors
Sheree Folkson, Ian Barnes, Dermot Boyd and Brian Kelly
Producers
Spencer Campbell, Brian Park, Anne Mensah and Sandra MacIver

Ellie finds herself in hiding in a remote Scottish village called Hope Springs along with fellow ex-cons Hannah, Josie and Shoo after plans to start a new life in Barbados - courtesy of £3m stolen from her gangster husband - go awry.

All the girls have to do is keep their heads down, assume new identities and plan an escape to their Barbados idyll... little do they know that Hope Springs is going to change their lives forever.

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