Ladies of Letters

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  • 2009
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.1  (178)

Two British widows who met at a wedding trade letters in which they attempt to one-up each other with stories and events from their lives. Based on the iconic BBC radio show, this 10-part series stars Maureen Lipman (The Pianist) and Anne Reid (Last Tango In Halifax).

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Episode 10
10. Episode 10
November 16, 2010
Harsh words are exchanged by letter after Irene accuses Vera of being controlling and the upcoming wedding causes even more tension between the ladies of letters.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
November 9, 2010
Vera is enjoying life in her flat, taking dance lessons from her African neighbor, Sara. Irene is less happy with her situation in Australia, and is in agreement with Vera that she should return to England.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
November 2, 2010
Vera and Sabrina sell the trailer and move into a flat. Irene minds the baby as Lesley and Karen go clubbing together, and Vera learns about the baby€™s real father.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
October 26, 2010
Irene confesses to Vera the truth about how she ended up in the mental ward, and Karen gives birth to a little boy, two months earlier than expected.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
October 19, 2010
Vera does her best to get her trailer full of the necessary number of fire extinguishers to ensure she gets custody of Sabrina. Irene, unable to recognize Lesley, writes to Vera for help to spring her from the mental hospital.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
May 10, 2010
After a relaxing stay at a health farm, Vera is back taking care of Sabrina for the ever-absent Karen, and gets a visit from Social Services. Lonely Irene starts to write poetry.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
May 3, 2010
In Australia, Irene faces a daily battle with possums as she strives to keep the house clean. Vera looks after grand-daughter whilst Karen goes off for a weekend.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
April 26, 2010
It's Vera's birthday, which she celebrates with her son and his partner and assorted colourful inhabitants from the trailer park. Irene sends her a letter, and is being romanced by Kevin, who takes her to dinner for her own birthday.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
April 19, 2010
Vera moves into a caravan on a resort, but Irene sends her a harsh letter, causing Vera to inflict damage on the caravan site. Irene decides to go and stay with her daughter in Australia.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
April 12, 2010
Five years after their European holiday ended in a bust-up, Irene invites Vera to the funeral of mutual ex- Bill Snapes, where they strive to outdo each other in glamorous outfits. When Vera injures herself dancing at the wake, Irene becomes her reluctant carer.
Description

Two British widows who met at a wedding trade letters in which they attempt to one-up each other with stories and events from their lives. Based on the iconic BBC radio show, this 10-part series stars Maureen Lipman (The Pianist) and Anne Reid (Last Tango In Halifax). Ladies of Letters is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on February 3, 2009.

Where to Watch Ladies of Letters

Ladies of Letters is available for streaming on the Acorn TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ladies of Letters on demand at Apple TV+ and Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    February 3, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (178)