The Trouble With Maggie Cole. Image shows from L to R: Jill Wheadon (Julie Hesmondhalgh), Maggie Cole (Dawn French). Copyright: Genial Productions
The Trouble With Maggie Cole

The Trouble With Maggie Cole

  • TV comedy drama
  • ITV
  • 2020
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Dawn French stars as a woman in small town who makes it her business to know a bit about everyone's lives. Also features Mark Heap, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Vicki Pepperdine, Patrick Robinson, Phil Dunster and more.

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Series 1, Episode 4

The Trouble With Maggie Cole. Image shows from L to R: Maggie Cole (Dawn French), Peter Cole (Mark Heap). Copyright: Genial Productions
Peter has to contend with a campaign for his resignation and journalists are calling trying to dig up family skeletons...Fortunately, his ever dependable secretary is watching his back.

Further details

Maggie's headmaster husband Peter has to contend with a campaign for his resignation and journalists are calling trying to dig up family skeletons...Fortunately, his ever dependable secretary is watching his back.

Money lenders Patrick and Phil are putting pressure on Alex to repay his debts and Marcus and Jill's relationship blossoms when he accompanies her to the 'planning meeting' at the village hall for the village celebrations. Maggie and Peter turn up just as a big family secret is publicly revealed.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 25th March 2020
Time
9pm
Channel
ITV
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 31st March 2020 11:15pm ITV
Thursday 10th December 2020 11:05pm ITV3
Friday 19th November 2021 1:00am ITV3
Wednesday 27th April 2022 1:05am ITV3

Cast & crew

Cast
Dawn French Maggie Cole
Mark Heap Peter Cole
Julie Hesmondhalgh Jill Wheadon
Vicki Pepperdine Karen Saxton
Patrick Robinson Marcus Ormansby
Phil Dunster Jamie Cole
Gwyneth Keyworth Becka Cole
Chetna Pandya Dr Carol Tomlin
Jamie Talbot Tommy Jarvis
Emily Reid Roxanna Dubiki
Rocco Padden Josh Roberts
Joe Layton Neil Roberts
Lee Boardman Brian Daniels
Hollie Edwin Sydney Hurst
Laurie Kynaston Liam Myer
Tomi May Emil Dubiki
Arthur McBain Alex Myer
Karen Henthorn Jenny Myer
Shane Attwooll Patrick
Ray Strasser-King Phil
Guest cast
Gracie Giles Emma
Jessica Fostekew Betty Jarvis
Lynn Hunter Dilys Jones
Pameli Benham Peggy
Writing team
Mark Brotherhood Writer
Production team
Ben Gregor Director
Joanna Hanley Producer
Angela Sinden Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Dawn French Executive Producer
Mark Brotherhood Executive Producer
Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
Rachel Alabaster Line Producer
Jono Griffith Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Rebecca Hale Costume Designer
Andy Hollis Director of Photography
Christine Walmesley-Cotham Make-up Designer
Jonathan Whitehead Composer
David Ahern Graphics
Andy Pearson 1st Assistant Director

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