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Series 2, Episode 1

Sandylands. Image shows from L to R: Les Vegas (Sanjeev Bhaskar), Emily Verma (Natalie Dew). Copyright: King Bert Productions
After waking up on a deserted beach, Emily and Les arrive home to find her estranged mother, cruise ship entertainer Donna Vegas, standing in the lounge. Emily must decide if she can trust her mum with their secret or if she is just here for the money.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th October 2021
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 29th October 2021 9:20pm Gold
Sunday 31st October 2021 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd November 2021 11:00pm Gold
Thursday 30th December 2021 8:00pm Gold
Sunday 27th February 2022 4:20pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 11:20pm Gold
Saturday 15th October 2022 11:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Natalie Dew Emily Verma
Sanjeev Bhaskar Les Vegas
Harriet Webb Tina Taylor
David Walliams Derek Swallows
Sophie Thompson Jeannie Swallows
Simon Bird Nathan Wild
Craig Parkinson Terry Chino
Martin Collins Wayne
Tracy-Ann Oberman Donna Vegas
Guest cast
Kwame Augustine Mike the Estate Agent
Writing team
Martin Collins Writer
Alex Finch Writer
Ben Worsfield Script Editor
Production team
Michael Cumming Director
Rosemary McGowan Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Martin Collins Executive Producer
Alex Finch Executive Producer
Adam Browne Line Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Brian Sykes Production Designer
Nicky Bligh Casting Director
Peter Edwards Director of Photography
Lucia Santa-Maria (as Lucia Santa Maria) Costume Designer
Jo Jenkins Make-up Designer
Claire Wan Graphics
Peter Griffiths 1st Assistant Director

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