Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.
After his house is destroyed by a tornado (what his insurance company deems an "act of God"), former hotshot lawyer David Frank is determined that someone must pay. He decides to serve God...with a lawsuit.
Henry Ian Cusick,
American Clare Pettengill, newly arrived in Glasgow, starts up a book group in order to make some new friends. The group consists of three unhappy European football wives, a pretentious ... See full summary »
Billie, a woman in her 30's, wants to settle down and have a family. When she tells her boyfriend James this, he tells her he doesn't want that, so they break up. She gets drunk and hooks ... See full summary »
The mother of a young divorcee places an ad on her daughter's behalf on a lonely hearts internet website but the person who responds fits her own ideal of a suitable partner. The daughter is still hung up on her musician ex-husband.
Henry Ian Cusick
When Sally Wilson, is called to the office of a city lawyer it's revealed she's been bequeathed £5 million but in order to qualify for the transfer of funds, Sally must first "kill a man who deserves to die."
I'm not sure what's wrong with me, as I'm only in my twenties and this programme seems like something my nan would like, but I absolutely loved it. Also, I have hated everything else Michelle Collins has ever been in. I came across it by chance at the start of the second series, so I missed some of the build up, but I was drawn in right from the first episode I saw.
It's hard to define why I like it so much, as a straight description of the main storyline makes it sound like a soap opera or something. The main point of dramatic tension is whether the 2 main characters played by Paul Kaye and Michelle Collins will get it on. However, it's a mixture of the characterisation and mood and humour that mix together to make something that has a touch of magic.
I hope they repeat this at some point, as I would love to see the first series. Highly recommended.
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