About Face, 1989

About Face was a series of standalone sitcoms starring Maureen Lipman.  In total there were 12 episodes broadcast over 2 series of 6 episodes each.

Series one debuted in 1989 with a second series broadcast in 1991.


Each episode has a stand-alone plot with Maureen Lipman playing a different character each time.

At the time Lipman described the women as having “a certain emptiness in their lives”.


This episode was the only one we could find and it’s a full episode.  Entitled The Bag Lady, Maureen Lipman is the sole cast member, it was written by Jack Rosenthal who felt it to be one of his best works.



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Maureen Lipman


Channel: ITV
Written By: Various
Produced For ITV By: Central Independent Television
Originally Transmitted: 6th November – 11th December 1989 and 7th January – 11th February 1991


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