Personal Affairs. Image shows from L to R: Grace Darling (Olivia Grant), Nicole Palmerston-Amory (Maimie McCoy), Doris 'Sid' Siddiqi (Ruth Negga), Lucy Baxter (Laura Aikman), Michelle 'Midge' Lerner (Annabel Scholey). Copyright: 2am TV
Personal Affairs

Personal Affairs

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Three
  • 2009
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Five-part comedy drama following the fortunes of four personal assistants in the City of London. A mystery and dark secrets feature at the heart. Stars Laura Aikman, Annabel Scholey, Ruth Negga, Maimie McCoy, Olivia Grant and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1 - A Decent Proposal

Personal Affairs. Image shows from L to R: Lucy Baxter (Laura Aikman), Nicole Palmerston-Amory (Maimie McCoy), Michelle 'Midge' Lerner (Annabel Scholey). Copyright: 2am TV
When Grace's boss Rock proposes, her life begins to unravel in a most unexpected way, whilst her friend Nicole is horrified to learn the true identity of her latest sexual conquest.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th June 2009
BBC Three
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 21st June 2009 9:45pm BBC3
Monday 22nd June 2009 10:30pm BBC3

Cast & crew

Laura Aikman Lucy Baxter
Annabel Scholey Michelle 'Midge' Lerner
Ruth Negga Doris 'Sid' Siddiqi
Maimie McCoy Nicole Palmerston-Amory
Olivia Grant Grace Darling
Mark Benton Iain Ebelthite
Robert Gant Rock Van Gelder
Archie Panjabi Jane Lesser
Darren Boyd Simon Turner
Joe Absolom Bob Baxter
Emily Bruni Rachel Klein
Jamie Davis Robbie Gascoigne
Kieran Bew Avi Gellman
Jeremy Sheffield Dr Richard Palmer
Al Weaver Crawford Crawford
Guest cast
Russell Barr Cruella de Thrill
Michael Fenner Judge Wilkes
Craig Hill Archie Bent
Martin Scorer Builder 1
Morgan Thrift Hugh Grant Type
Writing team
Gabbie Asher Writer
Lucy Guy Script Editor
Production team
Ashley Way Director
Gillian McNeill Producer
Anne Mensah Executive Producer
Susie Conklin Executive Producer
Amanda Martin Executive Producer
Patrick Doherty Editor
William Webb Editor
Mike Gunn Production Designer
Nina Humphreys Composer


No Place Like Home

An example of one of the 'clunky' scenes from Personal Affairs.

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