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 4 - Train

Up The Women. Margaret (Jessica Hynes). Copyright: BBC / Baby Cow Productions
On their way to London, the BICCPRWS meet a very important person.

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Broadcast details

Wednesday 11th 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
Pip Torrens Lawrence (Helen's Husband)
Rufus Jones Charlie (Eva's Husband)
Harry Peacock Young Winston Churchill
Matthew Ashforde Police Officer
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, Eva and Frank discuss the intricacies of an incendiary pie.

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Featuring: Jessica Hynes (Margaret), Judy Parfitt (Myrtle), Emma Pierson (Eva) & Adrian Scarborough (Frank).


Margaret thinks she knows how to ride a bike after attending a lecture.

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Featuring: Jessica Hynes (Margaret), Rebecca Front (Helen) & Adrian Scarborough (Frank).

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