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During the Suez Crisis of 1956, two young clerks at the stuffy Foreign Office in Whitehall display little interest in the decline of the British Empire. To their eyes, it can hardly compete with girls, rock music, and the intrigue of romantic entanglements.

  1. Dennis Potter


Series Cast

  1. Ewan McGregor as Private Hopper

    Ewan McGregor

    Private Hopper

    6 Episodes

  2. Peter Jeffrey as Colonel Bernwood

    Peter Jeffrey

    Colonel Bernwood

    6 Episodes

  3. Nicholas Farrell as Major Church

    Nicholas Farrell

    Major Church

    6 Episodes

  4. Louise Germaine as Sylvia Berry

    Louise Germaine

    Sylvia Berry

    6 Episodes

  5. Giles Thomas

    Private Francis

    6 Episodes

  6. Douglas Henshall as Corporal Berry

    Douglas Henshall

    Corporal Berry

    6 Episodes

  7. Roy Hudd as Harold Atterbow

    Roy Hudd

    Harold Atterbow

    6 Episodes

  8. Maggie Steed as Aunt Vickie

    Maggie Steed

    Aunt Vickie

    6 Episodes

  9. Nicholas Jones as Major Carter

    Nicholas Jones

    Major Carter

    6 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1993 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Lipstick on Your Collar premiered on February 21, 1993.

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Lipstick on Your Collar
Lipstick on Your Collar


Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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