They like the same things, respect the same things, and share the same beliefs.
The only problem is that they are completely unaware of each other's existence.
She receives a phone call from Lloyd, telling her that his friend could not make the date.
The reason is not stated on screen, but Alice, clearly shaken, picks up the torn photograph and reassembles it, it is a photo of Gil.
The series is written by David Renwick, and was produced by Verity Lambert.
This was the last programme that Lambert produced before she died.
The series follows both Alice and Gil's somewhat forlorn attempts to find the perfect partner, while it is clear to the viewer that they would be the ideal couple.
The series itself follows each plot separately, cutting from Alice's story to Gil's throughout the episode.
The second series (and a boxset containing both series) was released on .
Alice Chenery (Tamsin Greig) and Gil Raymond (Michael Landes) are perfect for each other.
Love Soup is a British television comedy-drama produced by the BBC and first screened on BBC One in the autumn of 2005.
It stars Tamsin Greig as Alice Chenery (a role written especially for her) and Michael Landes as Gil Raymond (Series 1 only).
It is a series of six romantic comedies called Love Soup and he has been asked to write one of them.