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Series 1, Episode 5 - Marriage Of Convenience

The Comtesse de Vache becomes engaged in a competition to find one a wife for a wayward duke known for his "equestrian activities". To do so she must leave the comfort of the palace and enter the squalors where the poor reside to find her sister, Cecille.

Broadcast details

Date
1999
Channel
BBC One

Cast & crew

Cast
Dawn French Lisette
Jennifer Saunders Colombine
Adrian Scarborough Bouffant
Guest cast
Stephen Giffin (as Stephen Griffin) Hunk
Louis Hammond Jacques Montgolfier
Louisa Lytton Little Girl
Nina Muschallik Fifi
Matthew Sim Joseph Montgolfier
Kathy Burke Cecile
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 Bic√Ęt Composer
Sally Cooper Production Manager
Peter Learmouth Creator

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