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Conjugal Rites

1 9 9 3 – 1 9 9 4 (UK)
13 x 30 minute episodes

Almost 10 million people tuned in to watch the strained 21-year marriage of Gen Masefield (Gwen Taylor) and her dentist husband Barry (Michael Williams) in this Granada sitcom.

Their children, Philip (Stephen Moyer) and Gillian (Cordelia Bugeja) had grown up, and Gen had decided to embark on a new career as a solicitor.

The pair found themselves drifting apart but trying to keep their marriage going.

Their lethargic alsatian dog, Toby was voiced first by Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel and then by Detective Chief Inspector Frank Burnside of Sun Hill.


Gen Masefield
Gwen Taylor
Barry Masefield
Michael Williams
Philip Masefield
Stephen Moyer
Gillian Masefield
Cordelia Bugeja
Alan MacNaughtan
Warren Clarke (1)
Christopher Ellison (2)


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