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

Up The Women

BBC Two and BBC Four sitcom about the suffrage movement. 9 episodes (2 series), 2013 - 2015. Stars Jessica Hynes, Rebecca Front, Vicki Pepperdine, Judy Parfitt and others.

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.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 4th February 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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


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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