Hold the Sunset

The BEST episodes of Hold the Sunset

Every episode of Hold the Sunset ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Hold the Sunset!

Edith and Phil are two neighbours who are keen to start a relationship and a new life abroad. Those plans are disrupted when Edith's immature, fifty-something son Roger moves back home after leaving his wife and children.

Last Updated: 9/5/2022Network: BBC One
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Doing a Bunk
star
8.07
14 votes

#1 - Doing a Bunk

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 9/6/2019

Edith and Phil can finally make a plan for their wedding – which doesn’t include an invitation for Bob – and Roger enlists Georgie to video the proceedings.

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The Sale
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7.71
21 votes

#2 - The Sale

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/2/2019

With Edith and Phil's sunset retirement waiting on the sale of the house, Phil begins to despair of it ever selling.

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The Lemming Family
star
7.71
17 votes

#3 - The Lemming Family

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/23/2019

Edith and Phil are dismayed to find themselves portrayed in Wendy’s prizewinning book, and Roger’s hopes of becoming a carer look like being revived.

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The Disappearance
star
7.59
17 votes

#4 - The Disappearance

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/9/2019

After his disastrous Open Day, Phil has disappeared. As Edith searches for him, her difficult sister Joan invites herself to stay. Meanwhile Roger comes up with a new way to make money: by renting out his mother's spare room online, to two Americans.

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Aunty Joan
star
7.59
17 votes

#5 - Aunty Joan

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/16/2019

Edith is finding her irritating sister Joan very difficult, and Roger, impatient to help Phil sell his house, decides to help by checking his roof for dry rot.

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Old Flames
star
7.51
41 votes

#6 - Old Flames

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/25/2018

Phil is worried that Edith’s old flame Bob may be gaining ground, and that his own one-time floozy Desiree (Shobna Gulati) may put in an unwelcome appearance.

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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Damage Limitation
star
7.50
16 votes

#7 - Damage Limitation

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/30/2019

Edith and Phil finally set a date for their wedding, but romance is in the air for more than one couple.

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The Burglary
star
7.44
45 votes

#8 - The Burglary

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/11/2018

As tensions grow between Roger and Wendy, a midnight break-in brings Edith face to face with a ghost from her past. How can she explain the raffish Bob (James Cosmo) to Phil?

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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The Marriage Counsellor
star
7.41
51 votes

#9 - The Marriage Counsellor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/4/2018

Queenie appoints herself marriage counsellor to Roger and Wendy, and Edith and Phil decide it’s the right moment to take a weekend break. While the cats are away…

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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Roger the Carer
star
7.37
38 votes

#10 - Roger the Carer

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/18/2018

Bob gives Roger the idea of applying to be a paid carer for Edith. Trouble is, Edith is perfectly well, so who can Roger persuade to stand in for her?

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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Birthday
star
7.28
61 votes

#11 - Birthday

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/25/2018

Phil and Roger make rival attempts to impress Edith on her 70th birthday. Roger’s bright idea is to dig up Queenie, Edith’s chaotic former cleaner, but Edith is far from pleased.

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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Bubbly
star
7.14
81 votes

#12 - Bubbly

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/18/2018

Edith's dreams of retirement to the sun with her long-term suitor Phil are shattered when her 50-year-old son Roger arrives home, seeking to recapture the happiness of his boyhood.

Directors: Sandy Johnson
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