Fireworks At The Villa Lucia

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2009123120110830 (BBC7)
20110831 (BBC7)

Comedy drama by Paul Mendelson.

When Pete, a struggling TV writer, and his wife Julie find themselves staying in the same Italian villa as cult movie director David Joe Jakes, he tries to sell his dog-eared screenplay as the true story of how he met his wife.

The fireworks begin when he pressgangs his wife into pretending to be a fiery, psychotic, Venezuelan ex-soap star, while he masquerades as her psychoanalyst.

With Philip Whitchurch, Samantha Bond, Kerry Shale, Megg Nicol.

Pete....Philip Whitchurch

Julie/Julia....Samantha Bond

David....Kerry Shale

Cassie....Megg Nicol

Lucia/Mrs Booth....Flamina Cinque

Elio/Eric....Dan Starkey

Directed by David Ian Neville.

A struggling writer tries to sell his dog-eared screenplay

Julie plays fiery Julia to save her husband's career, but what about their marriage?

Julie plays fiery Julia to save her husband's career, but what about their marriage? Paul Mendelson's play stars Samantha Bond.