Ben Turner is living an idyllic life in the sleepy English countryside. Happily married and father to a six-year-old daughter, things couldn't be better until a dark reminder from his past turns up in the morning mail.
Well meaning friends try to persuade Suzanne, a beautiful widow, to remarry and the choice seems to be between Frank, a philandering dentist, and Tony, a sensitive, failing sports trainer who helps her son.
The four brothers of the Phelan family battle to save their farm and their family from the ravages of the Irish Potato Famine in 1846, and from an English land agent who takes a dislike to ... See full summary »
Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Strong performances from an excellent cast and an interesting concept help this quirky six part series build into entertaining viewing, transcending its somewhat clunky opening episode. Interesting locations and a diverse range of characters keep Fish floating above its occasional plot absurdities but this is one series I would definitely pay to see more of. There's charm aplenty mixed with the thought-provoking personal and legal situations in which Vishnevski (Paul McGann) finds himself. To say nothing of a fresh take on a community that doesn't always get a straight airing - you won't find Lesley Joseph here, folks!
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