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Season 1 Episode 4

The Solicitor

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Oct 11, 1999 on BBC Two
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Roy is in Alderley Edge, Chesire with Broadbent & Broadbent, a small firm of solicitors run by husband-and-wife Graham and Nicola Broadbent.

Their skills as matrimonial specialists could well come in useful, as they apparently have a matrimonial case of their own.

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    Dave Lamb

    Dave Lamb

    Client with Cigarette

    Guest Star

    Phil Nice

    Phil Nice

    Robert Grisedale

    Guest Star

    Kay Stonham

    Kay Stonham

    Amanda Carter

    Guest Star

    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (2)

      • Mallard misspelling: One of the secretaries refers to Roy Mallard as "Roy Mabbard," and the other refers to him as "Roy Mannard."

      • Throughout the scenes in the courthouse, a couple (a man in a gray suit and a woman in a yellow jacket) can be seen making out on a bench in the background.

    • QUOTES (5)

      • Nicola: I'm currently in the process of end loading a database package for the entirety of our software records and I want to seek to ensure that all of our clients' details have been inputted in alphabetical order.
        Roy: I see, yes. The computer doesn't do that for you automatically?
        Nicola: No. No, you have to press all these keys.

      • Nicola: (referring to her briefcase) I never let go of this when I'm out of the office.
        Roy: Why?
        Nicola: Because I grip the handle very tightly.

      • Roy: How long have you worked here?
        Janice: Longer than I can remember.
        Roy: Right. How long can you remember working here?
        Janice: About five years.

      • Nicola Broadbent: Does your husband for instance stand to inherit anything from his parents?
        Amanda Carter: Well he's already fat and bald.

      • Roy: For the last year Nicola Broadbent has been 38... from university she joined a major high street bank on their graduate recruitment scheme, but even during her probationary year, she realised that her real future lay elsewhere after being advised to leave.

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