Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years

Season 1 Episode 6

Episode 6

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Aired Friday 9:30 PM Mar 09, 2001 on BBC
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The death of Archie Tait is a blessing for Adrian in that the elderly man left him a house in his will. This means that he, William and Glenn now have a home of their own and they are all delighted. Meanwhile, Glenn is having some difficulties at school, so he is being tutored by a teacher named Eleanor Flood, who comes to the house in the evening once a week to assist him and the arrangement is perfectly satisfactory although Adrian admits to himself that he finds Eleanor to be a strange woman ... Adrian is also having issues after being made fun of on a late-night chat show while revelations about Pandora may ruin her political career. Unfortunately for Adrian, this is not all he has to deal with.moreless

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  • Is it possible that Adrian may have hit a lucky streak at last?

    8.5
    Adrian is slightly saddened when he learns of the death of the elderly Archie Tait but is positively stunned when Mr. Tait's solicitor tells him that he has been left the elderly gentleman's house in his will! This means that Adrian, Glenn and William now have a home of their own and can move out of Pauline's house. Things are going along swimmingly until Adrian learns that Glenn is behind in his school work and will require tutoring. He engages a teacher from Glenn's school, Eleanor Flood, who does tutoring in the evenings. She comes to assist Glenn one evening a week and the boy is definitely making progress but is there something just a teeny bit odd about Miss Flood ...?



    An excellent episode upon which to end the series and kudos in partticular to Helen Baxendale, Stephen Mangan and Alison Steadman for excellent performances in their specific roles.



    A series well worth watching!moreless
Pooky Quesnel

Pooky Quesnel

Eleanor Flood

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Harry Tomes

Harry Tomes

William Mole

Recurring Role

Melissa Batchelor

Melissa Batchelor

Rosie Mole

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Roderic Culver

Roderic Culver

Nigel Hetherington

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    • Sue Townsend, the writer of 'The Cappuccino Years', was legally blind by the time the television version of her book came out. Her blindness was caused by a complication of diabetes. When the series was being cast for television, she was already using a large magnifying glass to see people and things. She lost her sight completely soon after casting had finished.

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