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

Sensitive Skin

BBC Two sitcom about affluent couple. 12 episodes (2 series), 2005 - 2007. Stars Joanna Lumley, Denis Lawson, James Lance and Oliver Cotton.

Series 1, Episode 3

Eminent writer Robert Ringwald is over from the States to judge a book prize. While Al struggles to write an article on "what makes a classic", the crafty Ringwald has his sights set on seducing Davina.

Further details

Al is trying to write an article on what makes a classic. When renowned author Robert Ringwald flies in from America to judge a book prize and sets eyes on Davina, he tells Al to look no further because Davina is an absolute classic. Being a man used to getting what he wants, Ringwald sets out to seduce Davina. It almost works until Dr Cass, an opportunistic private doctor, discovers a brand new streak of hypochondria in Ringwald.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th November 2005
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Joanna Lumley Davina Jackson
    Denis Lawson Al Jackson
    Oliver Cotton Sam
    Guest cast
    David Warner Robert Ringwald
    Jonathan Miller Dr. Cass
    David Gillespie Al's Agent
    Jane Bertish Olga
    Helen Schlesinger Masha
    Lucinda Raikes Irina
    Christophe Edwards Book Panel Chair
    Di Trevis Mrs. Davidson
    Joanna Croll Miss Atwell
    Stuart Myers Mr. Barry
    Devon Scott Dr. Cass's Secretary
    Writing team
    Hugo Blick Writer
    Production team
    Hugo Blick Director
    Hugo Blick Producer
    Henry Normal Executive Producer
    Steve Coogan Executive Producer
    Graham Hodson Editor
    Simon Rogers Production Designer

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