Sensitive Skin. Davina Jackson (Joanna Lumley). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions
Sensitive Skin

Sensitive Skin

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2005 - 2007
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Joanna Lumley and Denis Lawson star as an affluent couple who live in metropolitan London. Also features James Lance and Oliver Cotton.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

Davina Jackson has hit 61 but still looks great, as does her husband. Having downsized, they have cash for a new lifestyle, but with a dysfunctional son, not everything is rosy.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th November 2005
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 20th August 2014 9:00pm Sky Arts 2
Thursday 21st August 2014 3:00am Sky Arts 2

Cast & crew

Joanna Lumley Davina Jackson
Denis Lawson Al Jackson
James Lance Orlando Jackson
Oliver Cotton Sam
Guest cast
Nicholas Jones Roger Dorkins
Maggie Steed Veronica Dorkins
Freddie Davies Frustration
Bernice Stegers Woman in Salon
Ian Kelly Doctor (Voice)
Writing team
Hugo Blick Writer
Production team
Hugo Blick Director
Hugo Blick Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Steve Coogan Executive Producer
Kerry Waddell Line Producer
Graham Hodson Editor
Simon Rogers Production Designer
Sarah Trevis Casting Director
Tammy Kempinski Casting Director
Patrick Duval Director of Photography
Jane Petrie Costume Designer
Elinor Blick Costume Designer
Lucy Cain Make-up Designer
Steve Roberts 1st Assistant Director

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