Tortoise

Episodes

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*20071231

Shrewdly observed comedy by Jack Rosenthal.

Roy's pet tortoise Merlin is ailing, as is his marriage.

As Merlin slowly regains the will to live, he realises that he needs to do the same.

Mr Lebone....Stanley Baxter

Monica....Olivia Colman

Derek....Rupert Degas

Mr Twentyman....Simon Greenall

Roy....Stephen Mangan

Mrs Chedgrow....Julia Mckenzie

Shelley....Felicity Montagu

Tina....Emma Patterson

Mrs Woodley....Gwyneth Powell

Simone....Amy Shindler

Adapted by Amy Rosenthal.

Directed by Maureen Lipman with Dirk Maggs

*20071231

Shrewdly observed comedy by Jack Rosenthal.

Roy's pet tortoise Merlin is ailing, as is his marriage.

As Merlin slowly regains the will to live, he realises that he needs to do the same.

Mr Lebone....Stanley Baxter

Monica....Olivia Colman

Derek....Rupert Degas

Mr Twentyman....Simon Greenall

Roy....Stephen Mangan

Mrs Chedgrow....Julia Mckenzie

Shelley....Felicity Montagu

Tina....Emma Patterson

Mrs Woodley....Gwyneth Powell

Simone....Amy Shindler

Adapted by Amy Rosenthal.

Directed by Maureen Lipman with Dirk Maggs