Florence is played by Felicity Kendal whose stage credits include Humble Boy, Clouds, Arcadia, The Real Thing, Happy Days and, most recently Amy's View. On television, she co-stars with Pam Ferris in Rosemary and Thyme and will, of course, always be remembered for her role in the classic sitcom, The Good Life.

Also in the cast of The Vortex are Dan Stevens (BBC's The Line of Beauty) as Nicky, Phoebe Nichols (Cordelia Flyte from Brideshead Revisited) and Annette Badland (Cutting It). They will be joined by Vivien Keene, Daniel Pirrie, Paul Ridley, Timothy Speyer, Cressida Trew and Barry Stanton.

The Vortex