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English Rose - Episode 5: Daddy Issues


By Helen Cross. Maya is excited by her new life and potential, but she has a lot to learn. Restraint for one thing. Rose is worried that Gulliver's family will want to steal him and The Others will try to kill him. Delphine isn't returning her calls. And then there's Austin, who knows her secret. Eighteen year old Rose has travelled from Whitby to New York to work as nanny to a glittering but secretive family. It’s a culture shock and Rose has had to devise ways of dealing with unwelcome male attention. But it turns out she is quite capable of looking after herself: bloody revenge is her speciality. She's not like the other girls. And Gulliver is no ordinary baby. This is a world not just of champagne, but shadows, where all is definitely not as it seems. Stylish and surprising fantasy horror with a comic twist, starring Alexandra Mardell (Coronation Street) and Demetri Goritsas (Ten Percent). With music by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Mercury-nominated band, Porridge Radio. Rose...Alexandra Mardell Maya...Miranda Braun Austin...Demetri Goritsas Siobhan...Deirdre Mullins Delphine...Yasemin Özdemir Randy...Michael Begley Art Guy...Mathew Durkan Beatrice...Alexandra Hannant Newsreader...Tayla Kovacevic-Ebong Jason...Joseph Tweedale Mam...Jane Thornton Including the voices of Jo Makel, Paul Murphy, James Hoggarth, Freya Pollaidh, Augusta Chapman, Becky Ripley and Ben Casswell. Original music written and performed by Dana Margolin and Sam Yardley of Porridge Radio, and produced, mixed and engineered by Sam Yardley. Sound design by Ilse Lademann Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery


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 2022-07-15  28m