Love Soup. Alice Chenery (Tamsin Greig). Copyright: BBC
Love Soup

Love Soup

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2005 - 2008
  • 18 episodes (2 series)

Romantic comedy drama starring Tamsin Greig as Alice Chenery, a woman trying to find her true love. Also features Sheridan Smith, Montserrat Lombard, Michael Landes, Trudie Styler, Brian Protheroe and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 5 - Take Five

Alice learns that the man from flat number 12 is in love with her, and she also signs a petition to get a 'talking gravestone' removed. Gil is drafted into a team of comedy writers who are writing a sitcom for a talentless reality TV star and begins to fall for a fellow member of the team.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th October 2005
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 3rd June 2011 11:20pm W
Monday 5th September 2011 12:05am W
Monday 19th September 2011 1:00am W
Friday 30th September 2011 1:20am W
Sunday 29th November 2015 9:00pm London Live
Monday 30th November 2015 1:45am London Live

Cast & crew

Tamsin Greig Alice Chenery
Sheridan Smith Cleo Martin
Montserrat Lombard Milly Russell
Michael Landes Gil Raymond
Trudie Styler Irene Andrews
Brian Protheroe Bob Andrews
Guest cast
Sam Latham Plumber
Sarah Churm Emma Carson
John Fortune Geoffrey Strayhorn Q.C.
Jenny Howe Mrs. Blunt
Kerry Shale Clark Kramer
Christine Adams Vanessa
Will Ashcroft Jephson
Kevin Bishop Billy
Dave O'Higgins Saxophonist - Take 5 Jazz Quartet
Simon Wallace Piano and MD - Take 5 Jazz Quartet
Alec Dankworth Double Bass - Take 5 Jazz Quartet
Paul Robinson Drums - Take 5 Jazz Quartet
Nicola Herring Ellen Lavarack
Bridget McConnell Mrs. Angela Bisswell
Katie Males Sharon
Stacey Cadman Tiffany Turner
Steve Simmonds Supermarket Assistant
Tom Ellis Mike
David Renwick Phil
Andrew Marshall Frank
Amymay Bowes Lisa
Michael Hibberdine Moose
Justin McCarron Raymond Rosario
Writing team
David Renwick Writer
Production team
Sandy Johnson Director
Verity Lambert Producer
David Renwick Executive Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise (as Sophie Clark-Jervoise) Executive Producer
Maria Lawson Pianist

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