Girls On Top

(1985)
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Girls On Top is a British sitcom that was shown on ITV from 1985 to 1986. It starred French & Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracey Ullman, and was written by French, Saunders and Wax with additional material from Tracey Ullman. Despite a low budget and poor critical reception, the series was a ratings success. It was made for the ITV network by Central Independent Television.

The show focused on four female flatmates and their landlady. The characters were stereotypes with little depth and the comedy focused on conflicts from their personalities. It was an attempt at a female version of The Young Ones, two series of which were made in 1982 and 1984. Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders had both appeared on it and, like most of its stars, were members of The Comic Strip group.

The theme tune was written and performed by Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford from the British band Squeeze.

  1. Jennifer Saunders

    Creator

  2. Ruby Wax

    Creator

  3. Dawn French

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Dawn French

    Dawn French

    13 Episodes

  2. Jennifer Saunders

    Jennifer Saunders

    13 Episodes

  3. Ruby Wax

    Ruby Wax

    13 Episodes

  4. Joan Greenwood

    Joan Greenwood

    13 Episodes

  5. Tracey Ullman

    Tracey Ullman

    Candice Valentine

    13 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 2

1986 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of Girls On Top premiered on October 30, 1986.

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m

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