Originally broadcast: 6 December 1993
Writer: Ruby Wax
Director: Ed Bye
Running time: 30 minutes. Colour
VHS: Not available on commercial video
DVD: Not available on commercial video
Info: Unfortunately this was only a pilot and a series was not commissioned as planned.
Joan plays self-obsessed Hollywood film star, Tamara Hamilton who gets sacked from her latest film role as Florence Nightingale.
Accompanied by her goofy hairdresser Stephan, she flies home to her British actor husband, son David and three adopted children, whose names she cannot even remember.
With no work she ends up appearing on the Clive James show stripping herself bare of jewellery, make-up, wig and false eyelashes to reveal the real "heroine" underneath
Joan Collins - Tamara Hamilton
Michael Gambon - Ian Hamilton
Christien Anholt - David
Rupert Everett - Stephan
Dana Ivey - Maureen
Samantha Janus - Sharon Emmanuel
Clive James - Himself
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