Secret Smile (2005) (TV) TV

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Ratings / Votes
6.8/ 10 (701 Votes)

MPAA Ratings

Production Company
Canada TV [ca]
Granada Drama [gb]

Production Designer

All Producers

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Release Date
(UK) - 12 December 2005
(Netherlands) - 4 November 2006
(Netherlands) - 11 November 2006
(Sweden) - 28 March 2008
(Germany) - 16 May 2009

Running Time
UK:180 (including commercials) (2 parts)


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Full Cast

  1. Bowe, John (I) as [Derek Cotton] <5>
  2. Condou, Charlie as [Lawrence]
  3. Daffern, James as [Tony]
  4. Faraday, Tim as [Mick] <12>
  5. Jones, Rufus (I) as [David] <14>
  6. Kinnear, Rory (I) as [Nick] <9>
  7. Lowe, Robert (II) as [Troy Cotton] <8>
  8. Myles, Patrick as [Harry Vermont]
  9. Potts, George (II) as [Vicar]
  10. Ryan, Daniel (I) as [Rob Prior]
  11. Rycroft, Richard as [Brendan's Lawyer]
  12. Smith, James (V) as [Crown Court Judge]
  13. Tennant, David (I) as [Brendan Block] <2>
  14. Willbond, Ben as [David's Friend]
  15. Ashfield, Kate as [Miranda Cotton] <1>
  16. Baker, Jill (I) as [Marcia Cotton] <4>
  17. Goose, Claire as [Kerry Cotton] <3>
  18. Gossling Valerio, Susie as [Landlady]
  19. Kenion, Ella as [News Presenter]
  20. Loncq, Caroline as [Magistrate]
  21. Malik, Keira Jane as (as Keira Malik) [Naomi] <6>
  22. McDade, Sandy as [Susan]
  23. Neville, Daphne as [Laura's Mother]
  24. Timimi, Badria as [DI Jean Holmes]
  25. Ward, Donna (I) as [Pub Girl]
  26. Wise, Susannah as [Laura] <7>


  1. Drama
  2. Mystery
  3. Thriller

Full Plot

Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and is welcomed as ideal son-in-law by everyone else. From then on, nasty things keep happening to her loved-ones. KGF Vissers After Miranda splits up with her creepy boyfriend Brendan because he read her diary she finds out that he is now going out with her sister Kerry and later proposes to her. Miranda warns her sister, as Brendan swims his way into their family ruining peoples lives. This drama story turns into a Ultimate Terror Twist. Daniel Cudley Plot not found

Movie Certificate

MA (Australia)
12 (Netherlands)

Music Composers

  1. Butt, Edmund


  1. Polonsky, Jake (director of photography)

Dress Designers

  1. De Gaye, Phoebe


Independent Television (ITV) [gb] - (2005) (UK) (TV) (ITV1)
Katholieke Radio Omroep (KRO) [nl] - (2006) (Netherlands) (TV)

Film Editors

  1. Russell, Xavier


  1. Alen-Buckley, Nuala (production accountant)
  2. Baish, Tim (location manager)
  3. Barber, Samantha (I) (trainee: FT2)
  4. Burnell, Julie (production executive)
  5. Faulkner, Trisha (I) (unit medic) (as Tricia Faulkner)
  6. Grant, Antonia (location scout)
  7. Healy, Christine (II) (production coordinator)
  8. Kehoe, Marigo (head of production)
  9. Mares, Peter (publicity officer)
  10. Marriott, Garry (unit medic) (uncredited)
  11. Mathie, Stephen (console operator)
  12. Roberts, Patrick (V) (floor runner)
  13. Sax, Caroline (script supervisor)
  14. Scanlon, Patricia (II) (assistant coordinator)


Miranda Cotton: [Brendan has just proposed to her sister] Congratulations. Brendan Block: Thanks. You know, when I was making the announcement I was looking at your mouth. Miranda Cotton: Why? Brendan Block: Well... it's beautiful. I was just thinking... I've come in that mouth. Brendan Block: [having been dumped by Miranda] Miranda, I love you. Miranda Cotton: Just go. Brendan Block: You bitch. So you're just laying me on just like you did with your siter's boyfriend. "Michael kissed me today, Kerry's Michael. We did it in Kerry's bed..." Miranda Cotton: JUST PISS OFF! Brendan Block: If I go now I'll never come back. Miranda Cotton: ...I think I'll survive. [Brendan looks at her, dumbfounded, then storms out] Brendan Block: [just found out that Miranda wants to break up with him] Miranda, I love you. Miranda Cotton: Just go. Brendan Block: You Bitch.

Other Titles

  1. Der Feind in meinem Haus (2009) (TV) (ENG)

Shooting/Filming Locations

  1. Acton, London, England, UK
  2. Ealing, London, England, UK