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Lilies 

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Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house. Familial love sustains them, and ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Brian McCardie ...  Dadda Moss 8 episodes, 2007
Catherine Tyldesley ...  Iris Moss 8 episodes, 2007
Kerrie Hayes ...  Ruby Moss 8 episodes, 2007
Leanne Rowe ...  May Moss 8 episodes, 2007
Scot Williams ...  Father Melia 8 episodes, 2007
Stephen Moyer ...  Mr. Brazendale 8 episodes, 2007
Daniel Rigby ...  Billy Moss 7 episodes, 2007
Jennifer Hennessy ...  Mrs. Brazendale 7 episodes, 2007
Iain McKee ...  Frank Gadney 7 episodes, 2007
Ebe Sievwright Ebe Sievwright ...  Joseph Hartman 3 episodes, 2007
John Axon John Axon ...  Abie Lee 3 episodes, 2007
Laura Wallace Laura Wallace ...  Queenie Higgs 3 episodes, 2007
Denise Kennedy Denise Kennedy ...  Mrs. Quirke 3 episodes, 2007
Marie Critchley ...  Mrs. McBride 2 episodes, 2007
Rose Farley Rose Farley ...  Margaret McBride 2 episodes, 2007
Tim Beasley Tim Beasley ...  Doctor Campbell 2 episodes, 2007
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Tough, sexy, funny and heartbreaking, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house. Familial love sustains them, and their fortunes are bound to those of their brother and their father. Set in the years immediately following the First World War, Lilies pulls no punches in its storytelling. It depicts a sensual, vivid and sometimes savage universe - where life is lived on a knife-edge of poverty, fuelled by various kinds of love. Dadda, the family's charismatic and mercurial father married very young, is now widowed, and his struggle to nurture his unruly children proves both moving and comic. Written by Anonymous

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Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the brink of change.

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English

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12 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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The program is set in the year 1920. Mr. Moss sings "Wild Mountain Thyme" by Francis McPeak several times, but the song wasn't written until 1948. See more »

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Heartwarming
21 March 2019 | by skrw2011See all my reviews

I found this mini series by accident and what a delight. From beginning to end I felt transported back in time. Throughout the series you get a slice perhaps, of a less sugar coated time of transition after the First World War. This story unfolds through the eyes of three close , but very different sisters and the surrounding family and friends. A sure bet .


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