The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ - Netflix

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ is a British television series based on the book of the same name written by Sue Townsend. It started in 1985 and starred Gian Sammarco, as the title character Adrian Mole, Stephen Moore as Adrian's father George Mole and Julie Walters as Adrian's mother Pauline Mole.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 1985-09-16

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ - The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (TV series) - Netflix

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ is a British television series based on the book of the same name written by Sue Townsend. It started in 1985 and starred Gian Sammarco, as the title character Adrian Mole, Stephen Moore as Adrian's father George Mole and Julie Walters as Adrian's mother Pauline Mole. It was directed by Peter Sasdy.

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ - Other characters - Netflix

Bert Baxter (Bill Fraser) is Adrian's foul-mouthed and strongly opinionated old age pensioner friend, whom Adrian has to look after as part of a school club he is part of. Bert owns an aggressive and unpredictable German Shepherd dog named Sabre, whom Adrian strongly dislikes. Queenie Baxter (Doris Hare) is Bert Baxter's partner, who later becomes his wife. Pandora Braithwaite (Lindsey Stagg) is Adrian's girlfriend. Tania Braithwaite (Louise Jameson) is Pandora's liberal-minded mother. Ivan Braithwaite (Robin Herford) is Pandora's father. Nigel Partridge (Steven Mackintosh) is Adrian's best friend. Barry Kent (Chris Gascoyne) is a bully at Adrian's school who beats Adrian up in exchange for money, until Adrian's grandmother puts a stop to it. Mr 'Creep' Lucas (Paul Greenwood) is the Moles' former neighbour with whom Pauline has an affair in series 1. Doreen 'Stick Insect' Slater (Su Elliot) is a woman with whom Adrian's father George has an affair while his wife is in Sheffield with Mr. Lucas. Maxwell 'House' Slater (Anthony Watson) is Stick Insect's badly-behaved young son from a previous relationship. Dr Grey (Bill Wallis) is the family's jobsworth local doctor, whose bedside manner is generally rude and unsympathetic. Mr Reginald 'Popeye' Scruton (Freddie Jones) is Adrian and Pandora's abrasive and volatile headmaster, who is a huge admirer of the then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Ms Fossington-Gore (Mary Maddox) is Adrian, Pandora and Nigel's opinionated but supportive form tutor. Mrs Claricoates (Marian Diamond) is the school's kind-hearted and long-suffering secretary. Hamish Mancini (Craig Souza) is an American teenager whom Adrian befriends during his barge-holiday with his mother and 'Creep' Lucas. In addition, Brenda Cowling appeared in two episodes as the formidable matron of the Alderman Cooper Sunshine Home, in which Bert and Queenie were residents before their marriage.

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