Summer's Lease

Molly Pargeter is a forty-something wife and mother of three girls, who leads a stable but dull life in 1980s West London. She feels overweight and there is no passion in her relationship with her husband Hugh, who is secretly seeing another woman. For most of her life she has found escape in detective novels and books on art, especially about the fifteenth century Italian fresco painter Piero Della Francesca. Then in a newspaper's small ads Molly sees the details of a villa in Tuscany, Italy to let and after travelling to Italy to view the villa "La Felicita" she decides to take it for the family's August holiday.

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Genres: Drama |
Production Company: BBC | WGBH Boston |

Summer's Lease-Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 01-11-1989
  • Total Sessions: 1
  • Total Episodes: 4
  • Vote Count: 4
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2
  • Network: BBC One | PBS |
  • Status: Ended
  • Homepage: N/A

Photo Name Character
Susan Fleetwood-Azwaad Movie Database Susan Fleetwood Molly Pargeter
John Gielgud-Azwaad Movie Database John Gielgud Haverford Downs
Michael Pennington-Azwaad Movie Database Michael Pennington Hugh Pargeter
Rosemary Leach-Azwaad Movie Database Rosemary Leach Nancy Leadbetter
Caroline Waldron-Azwaad Movie Database Caroline Waldron Henry Pargeter
Veronica Lazăr-Azwaad Movie Database Veronica Lazăr Baronessa Dulcibene
Suzanne Hay-Azwaad Movie Database Suzanne Hay Sam Pargeter
Samantha Glenn-Azwaad Movie Database Samantha Glenn Jack Pargeter
Siria Betti-Azwaad Movie Database Siria Betti Giovanna

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