The Lakes

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Compelling BBC1 drama series embracing sex, death and Catholic guilt, set in a small community in the Lake District. The first four-part series centred on newcomer Danny Kavanagh; the second 10-part series featured other characters in the community.

  1. Jimmy McGovern


Series Cast

  1. John Simm

    John Simm

    Danny Kavanagh

    14 Episodes

  2. Emma Cunniffe

    Emma Cunniffe

    Emma Kavanagh

    14 Episodes

  3. Mary Jo Randle

    Mary Jo Randle

    Bernie Quinlan

    14 Episodes

  4. Robert Pugh

    Robert Pugh

    Father Matthew

    14 Episodes

  5. Paul Copley

    Paul Copley

    Peter Quinlan

    14 Episodes

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Last Season

The Lakes

Series 2

1999 | 10 Episodes

Season 2 of The Lakes premiered on January 10, 1999.

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The Lakes



Status Ended


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Certification -

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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