Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Lisa Johnson (Sally Lindsay), Barry Harris (Bobby Ball), Dan Johnson (Daniel Ryan). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Mount Pleasant

Sky One and Sky Living comedy drama about a couple and their friends and family. 53 episodes (6 series), 2011 - 2017. Stars Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Bobby Ball, Adrian Bower and others.

Series 3, Episode 1

Curtains twitch and chins wag on the Manchester cul-de-sac when London couple Bradley and Tanya move in. Not all is bliss however, as Lisa loses her job.

Further details

Mount Pleasant. Image shows from L to R: Ella Dawson (Nicola Millbank), Gary (George Sampson). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Curtains twitch and chins wag on the Manchester cul-de-sac when London couple Bradley and Tanya move in. Lively, outspoken and looking for any excuse for a knees-up, the newcomers spell trouble for Mount Pleasant's residents, especially Dan and Lisa.

Tanya throws a party to get to know the neighbours, but Lisa isn't in the mood to celebrate after unexpectedly losing her job. Helpfully, though, Dan has her future mapped out: motherhood. He thinks they should start a family, but Lisa isn't sure she's ready to swap nights down the pub for screaming tots at dawn.

Hard times loom for Fergus and Denise - who are also out of work - while Bianca butts heads with the life insurance company refusing to pay out for her late husband's accident. Wedding plans for Charlie and Pauline are up in the air, too. On a happier note, Greg introduces his feisty new girlfriend Amber, and Gary goes weak-kneed over Tanya and Bradley's daughter Ella.

As life poses a host of new challenges for the less-than-perfect community, Tanya's bash is bound to cheer everyone up, right? Well, it's certainly a night to remember once the tequila and tears begin to flow.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 11th September 2013
Time
9pm
Channel
Sky Living
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sally Lindsay Lisa Johnson
Daniel Ryan Dan Johnson
Adrian Bower Greg Porter
Ainsley Howard Denise Bradwell
Neil Fitzmaurice Fergus Smythe
Paula Wilcox Pauline Johnson
James Dreyfus Roger Jones
Samantha Janus (as Samantha Womack) Tanya
Nigel Harman Bradley Dawson
Nicola Millbank Ella Dawson
Sue Vincent Auntie Margaret
Sian Reeves Bianca
George Sampson Gary
David Bradley Charlie
Sophia Di Martino Amber
Guest cast
Tanya Vital Nicky
Writing team
Sarah Hooper Writer
Production team
Ian Barnes Director
Jane Wallbank Producer
Brett Wilson Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
Jon Mountague Executive Producer
Sarah Hooper Executive Producer
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