Ladies Of Letters Go Global

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Producer Claudine Toutoungi.

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20090426 (BBC7)

Irene and Vera are back and this time they are going global.

Starring Prunella Scales.

Starring Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

01Ladies Of Letters
01Ladies Of Letters20080331 (BBC7)
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Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, and Irene aims to save her friend from seduction.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, and Irene aims to save her friend from seduction. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, while Irene aims to save her friend from seduction.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, while Irene aims to save her friend from seduction. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

02Ladies Of Letters
02Ladies Of Letters20080401 (BBC7)
20150407 (BBC7)
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Irene is forced into casual labour in Ibiza when she inherits Vera's debts.

Irene is forced into casual labour in Ibiza when she inherits Vera's debts. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

03Ladies Of Letters
03Ladies Of Letters20080402 (BBC7)
20150408 (BBC7)
20150409 (BBC7)

Still on her package holiday, Vera is abducted by Transylvanian separatists.

Still on her package holiday, Vera is abducted by Transylvanian separatists. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

04Ladies Of Letters
04Ladies Of Letters20080403 (BBC7)
20150409 (BBC7)
20150410 (BBC7)

Irene is livid when she hears about Vera's planned MI6 assignment with her son.

Irene is livid when she hears about Vera's planned MI6 assignment with her son. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

05Ladies Of Letters
05Ladies Of Letters20080404 (BBC7)
20150410 (BBC7)
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Vera joins Irene's son to undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6.

Vera joins Irene's son to undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

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20080407 (BBC7)
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20090420 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20130722 (BBC7)

Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge bring back the proud grandmothers Irene Spencer and Vera Small to brighten the airwaves with their wit and wisdom.

By Lou Wakefield and Carole Hayman.

Producer Claudine Toutoungi.Irene and Vera are back and this time they are going global.

Starring Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

Irene and Vera are back and this time they are going global.

Determined to escape the aftermath of their respective Christmases from Hell, first Vera nabs a package deal to Ibiza, then Irene sets out to rescue her friend when she falls prey to the charms of Gaston the seductive Gascon.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza and Irene aims to save her friend from seduction.

Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, and Irene aims to save her friend from seduction. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

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20070418 (BBC7)
20080401 (BBC7)
20080402 (BBC7)
20090421 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)
20130723 (BBC7)

Irene is forced into casual labour when she arrives in Ibiza and finds she has inherited her absent friend's debts.

Episode 2 of 5.

Irene is forced into casual labour when she arrives in Ibiza to find she has inherited her absent friend's debts.

Meanwhile Vera has escaped Gaston's clutches in a beetroot truck heading for Trieste, where she falls in with Roman, a charismatic Transylvanian with a hatred of garlic.

Irene's forced into casual labour in Ibiza when she inherits Vera's debts.

Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

Irene is forced into casual labour in Ibiza when she inherits Vera's debts. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.

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20070419 (BBC7)
20080402 (BBC7)
20080403 (BBC7)
20090422 (BBC7)
20090423 (BBC7)
20130724 (BBC7)

Vera's been abducted by Transylvanian separatists.

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Howard fails to be of any use in rescuing Vera so Irene, after breaking out of her Ibizan jail, implores Brian to help.

But when Brian catches up with Vera in Moscow, Vera's enraging remarks about her new found intimacy with Irene's son-in-law urge Irene to write an anonymous letter she may regret.

Still on her package holiday, Vera is abducted by Transylvannian separatists.

Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Still on her package holiday, Vera is abducted by Transylvannian separatists. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

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20090423 (BBC7)
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20130725 (BBC7)

Vera is enjoying an MI6 assignment with members of Irene's family.

She's livid.

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Irene is kept on the move by her island-hopping employees so is unable to prevent Lesley sending Christopher, Irene's treasured only son, out to Moscow to bring back Vera.

When Vera explains that she and Christopher are to go on a dangerous mission for MI6, Irene takes the desperate step of appealing to Nellie Thoroughgood, Chris' adoptive mother, for help.

Irene's livid when she hears about Vera's planned MI6 assignment with her son.

Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Irene is livid when she hears about Vera's planned MI6 assignment with her son. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

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20090424 (BBC7)
20090425 (BBC7)
20130726 (BBC7)
20130728 (BBC7)

Vera and Christopher undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6.

Starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

With no-one else to turn to, Irene combines forces with the ex-pat couple employing her to get Vera and Christopher air-lifted out of the diamond-mine in which they have been billeted.

Vera and Irene's son undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6.

Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Vera joins Irene's son to undertake a life-threatening undercover operation for MI6. Stars Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, while Irene aims to save her friend from seduction.

Vera nabs a package to Ibiza, while Irene aims to save her friend from seduction. Stars Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge.