Up The Women. Image shows from L to R: Helen (Rebecca Front), Margaret (Jessica Hynes)
Up The Women

Up The Women

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two / BBC Four
  • 2013 - 2015
  • 9 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom set amidst the suffrage movement in early 20th Century Britain. Stars Jessica Hynes, Rebecca Front, Vicki Pepperdine, Judy Parfitt, Georgia Groome and more.

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Series 2, Episode 3 - Bowls

Up The Women. Image shows from L to R: Emily (Georgia Groome), Gwen (Vicki Pepperdine), Eva (Emma Pierson), Myrtle (Judy Parfitt). Copyright: BBC / Baby Cow Productions
Margaret's attempts to use a camera are thwarted when two New Zealand crown-green bowlers turn up.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th February 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Jessica Hynes Margaret
Rebecca Front Helen
Vicki Pepperdine Gwen
Judy Parfitt Myrtle
Georgia Groome Emily
Emma Pierson Eva
Ryan Sampson Thomas
Adrian Scarborough Frank
Guest cast
Jarred Christmas Hilary
Bruce Mackinnon Leslie
Pip Torrens Lawrence (Helen's Husband)
Writing team
Jessica Hynes Writer
Barunka O'Shaughnessy Writer
Morwenna Banks Writer
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Emma Strain Producer
Mark Freeland Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Liana Del Giudice Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer


Margaret's new camera

Margret shows the ladies a new camera, Gwen is concerned it may steal her soul.

Featuring: Jessica Hynes (Margaret), Vicki Pepperdine (Gwen), Judy Parfitt (Myrtle), Georgia Groome (Emily) & Emma Pierson (Eva).

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