The Lakes

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Original run: 14 Sep 1997 – 14 Mar 1999

Country of origin: UK

Genre: Drama

Network: Abu Dhabi TV AE

Watched by: 158 of 664 354 0.02%

Total running time: 14 hours

Episode duration: 60 minutes

IMDB rating: 8 of 10 826 rating: 7.575 of 10 92

MyShows rating: 3.96 of 5 70


Doom-laden but 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. Created by Jimmy McGovern (Brookside, Cracker).

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