Mutual Friends. Image shows from L to R: Jen Grantham (Keeley Hawes), Martin Grantham (Marc Warren), Patrick Turner (Alexander Armstrong), Liz (Sarah Alexander). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Mutual Friends

BBC One comedy drama. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Marc Warren, Keeley Hawes, Alexander Armstrong, Alistair Petrie, Rhashan Stone, Naomi Bentley, Sarah Alexander and others.

Series 1, Episode 6

The wedding looms and there is an atmosphere of impending mayhem as everyone converges on the country house hotel where the reception is to be held.

Further details

Mutual Friends. Image shows from L to R: Jen Grantham (Keeley Hawes), Patrick Turner (Alexander Armstrong). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

The wedding is looming and there is an atmosphere of impending mayhem as everyone converges on the country house hotel where the reception is to be held.

Humiliatingly, Martin is now a dogsbody at Harry's beck and call, and even has to take on the job of stand-in when the first choice best man misses his flight.

Patrick, denying he is upset by Liz getting married, turns up at the hotel and runs up a huge bill against Harry's account, while Anita finds out about Dev's misplaced crush and confronts a startled Leigh.

Later, Harry orders Martin to keep Liz's divorced parents apart. Martin is pleasantly surprised when his schoolboy crush, the gorgeous Ally, is one of the wedding guests. She is now divorced and delighted to see Martin again. Jen and Ally, however, do not hit it off.

Liz's dad, Frank, goes missing and Martin recruits Patrick to help find him and get him to the church. Patrick vows to tell Liz his feelings. He and Martin have to take a lift on a tractor in their dash to get to the wedding on time.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 30th September 2008
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Marc Warren Martin Grantham
Keeley Hawes Jen Grantham
Alexander Armstrong Patrick Turner
Alistair Petrie Carl Cato
Rhashan Stone Dev
Naomi Bentley Anita
Sarah Alexander Liz
Claire Rushbrook Leigh Cato
Lee Ross Harry Seed
Emily Joyce Sarah Fletcher
Joshua Sarphie Dan Grantham
Guest cast
Gabrielle Lloyd Vicar
Tom Georgeson Frank
Siobhan O'Kelly Briony
Deborah Grant Kathleen
Claudia Harrison Ally
Richard Galazka Journalist
David Schaal Cake Man
George Potts Ticket Operator
Alan Williams Tractor Driver
Writing team
Anil Gupta Writer
Richard Pinto Writer
Hilary Frankland Script Editor
Production team
Jim O'Hanlon Director
Rob Bullock Producer
Sarah Brandist Executive Producer
Simon Wilson Executive Producer
Mark Redhead Executive Producer
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