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Jake's Progress

TV Miniseries

Country: UK

Genre: Comedy, Drama



Jamie Diadoni (Robert Lindsay) is a nearly-was rock star, married to Julie (Julie Walters). While Julie works as a nurse, Jamie plays house husband and plays all day with their son Jake. When baby Ben is born, however, the attention Jake used to receive is focused upon Ben, and Jake takes it upon himself to put Ben out of the picture.


  • Written by Alan Bleasdale
  • 8 x 1hr episodes.


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  • Robert Lindsay
  • Julie Walters
  • Barclay Wright
    (Jake Diadoni)
  • Lindsay Duncan
  • Dorothy Tutin
  • David Ryall

BoyActors Reviews

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Dividing Bar

Very dark comedy, superbly written and performed. Barclay Wright gives one of the best performances that I've ever seen from a child that age.

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Dividing Bar

As always, a fantastic production by Bleasdale. Barclay Wright is superb as Jake.

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 8 / 10
Dividing Bar

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