TOM MILLARD: About sixty-four. An intelligent, thoughtful person who is a romantic at heart. He is well groomed and looks good for his age. He is a private person who doesn’t like socialising. His world has been shattered since the death of his wife.
KEITH GROVES: (Best friend of Tom) About fifty-five. Jack the lad. Has been married for twenty-seven years but does his won thing. A larger than life personality. Smart in appearance.
LUCY RICHENS (younger daughter of Tom) About forty. Well spoken and smartly dressed. She is slightly overweight. Married with two children. Fairly placid.
JADE THOMPSON: (Older daughter of Tom) About forty-one. Speaks her mind. Good looking. Dresses in quirky clothes. Not at all happy that her dad has moved away from family and friends. Married with two children.
BRENDA HARRIS: (Family Friend) About fifty-six. Lives alone after her husband left her. Very wealthy. Likes the finer things in life. Verging on being a snob. Thinks the world revolves around her. Dominates conversation. Has a crush on Tom.
SARA JONES: (Local vicar) About fifty-two. Spinster. Slim and attractive. Well dressed. A very saintly Christian who has dedicated her life to the church. A very likeable person.
KIM ROSS: (Escort lady) About forty-six. Good looking and smart in appearance. Well educated. Enjoys her job. Single parent with twins.
ALICE BEALE: (Cleaning Lady) About seventy-six. Has many medical problems. Shabbily dressed and poorly groomed. Lives on her own since her husband walked out. Could have a walking stick. Suggestion – mispronounces words which are underlined in script.