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Alan is finding it difficult to choose his best man. Caroline and Gillian learn that they were born on the same day, but their respective birthday celebrations descend into chaos after John outs Caroline and Kate.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x5
Airdate: Tuesday December 18th, 2012

Director: Sam Donovan
Writer: Sally Wainwright

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ABC) Apr 27, 2013
US (PBS) Oct 06, 2013

Guest Stars
Meriel SchofieldMeriel Schofield
As Beverley
Roy BarracloughRoy Barraclough
As Maurice
Ishia BennisonIshia Bennison
As Susan Jatri
Main Cast
Anne ReidAnne Reid
As Celia Dawson
Derek JacobiDerek Jacobi
As Alan Buttershaw
Sarah LancashireSarah Lancashire
As Caroline
Nicola WalkerNicola Walker
As Gillian
Dean AndrewsDean Andrews
As Robbie
Josh BoltJosh Bolt
As Raff
Louis GreatorexLouis Greatorex
As Lawrence
Ronni AnconaRonni Ancona
As Judith
Other Episode Crew

CreatorSally Wainwright
Executive ProducerSally Wainwright  |  Matthew Read  |  Nicola Shindler
ProducerKaren Lewis (3)
Production DesignerLuana Hanson
EditorCrispin Green
Script EditorKam Odedra  |  Emily Feller
ComposerMurray Gold
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