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Series 1, Episode 3 - The Portrait

The Comtesse de Vache becomes the latest victim of the recently-escaped Marquis de Sade: two nights running. To escape such debauchery again Colombine must convince Lisette to take her place while she flees the palace for safety on the other side of The Alps.

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Cast & crew

Dawn French Lisette
Jennifer Saunders Colombine
Adrian Scarborough Bouffant
Guest cast
Linda Spurrier 1st Aristocratic Woman
Margaret Whiting (as Maggie Whiting) 2nd Aristocratic Woman
Richard E. Grant Monsieur Vigée-Lebrun
Maggie Steed Madame Vigée-Lebrun
Writing team
Peter Learmouth Writer
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Christopher Skala Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones Executive Producer
Peter Learmouth Associate Producer
Rachel Salter Line Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer
Debbie McWilliams Casting Director
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
Lynda Armstrong Make-up Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Nick Bicât Composer
Sally Cooper Production Manager
Peter Learmouth Creator

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