Ladies Of Letters. Image shows from L to R: Vera Small (Anne Reid), Irene Spencer (Maureen Lipman). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Ladies Of Letters

ITV3 comedy drama / sitcom about two widows. 20 episodes (2 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Maureen Lipman, Anne Reid, Morag Siller, Daniel Crowder and others.

Series 2, Episode 5

When Irene's increasing isolation draws her towards composing poems, one of her missives leads the social services to scrutinise Vera's claim to custody of her granddaughter Sabrina. In the end, too much wine tips Irene over the edge, and conversations with God are followed by a spell in the local asylum.

Broadcast details

Monday 10th May 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Maureen Lipman Irene Spencer
Anne Reid Vera Small
Jonathan Coy Vincent
Stacey Roca Lesley Spencer
Ella Luxford Cheryl Marie
Jada Wallace-Mitchell Sabrina
Guest cast
Clare Cathcart Poetry Teacher
Writing team
Lou Wakefield Writer
Carole Hayman Writer
Production team
John Henderson Director
Francis Matthews Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer

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