In a screenplay which is based on the actual words spoken by the real life characters President Nixon,his power on the wane, lets rip about all his prejudices towards minority groups towards a not unsympathetic Henry Kissinger.
Ron and Tina's lives are changed when long lost friend Nina calls, reawakening memories of when Ron was the charismatic 'King of the Teds' and both women loved him. A painful question carried for forty years will finally be answered.
In the wake of the London riots the comments of sensible middle-aged housewife Dorothy Green, caught on footage, become a You Tube sensation and Dorothy is encouraged to stand as the mayor of London, a race which she wins. However when the newly elected Dorothy agrees to appear on the 'In Town Tonight' chat show she has to be extremely wary as Piers Hunt, her embittered losing rival, is another guest and he is determined to dig up Dorothy's past to discredit her.
With her husband frequently working abroad, middle-aged district nurse Natalie leads a solitary existence, throwing herself into looking after patients such as elderly Elsie, who spends her days watching television and only wants to die. However when Natalie sees Elsie's young neighbour Sammy being bullied by her abusive boyfriend, a possible life-line of purpose opens up. Will it be too late?
A rabid dog smuggled into a future England has caused a plague of rabies and all infected animals - and humans - must be shot. From his lonely bunker sniper Harker trains his rifle on a woman apparently bitten,taking orders from his superior over a handset. But is this just a training exercise or the extreme fantasy of an unhinged mind or is it for real?
When a Harvard graduate economist arrives at a country hotel she assumes she is there to discuss taking over some of her retiring father's clientele. She is greeted by a middle-aged couple but the man she assumes to be the butler is actually a very powerful person indeed and she soon finds herself caught up in an operation to manipulate world events to benefit the rich and powerful.
Liz is the leading actress in a television series written by her husband Robert. Their marriage seems to have gone stale and Robert would appear to be mirroring it with the scripts he provides for the show. When infidelity appears in the plot Liz's colleague Bill advises her to leave her husband. Is there indeed another woman or is Robert providing Liz with a wake-up call to save their marriage.
In a series of sketches an impassive therapist listens as a group of historical female characters recount their problems. Amongst others Jane Austen craves sex. Beatrix Potter believes that the animals can talk to her,Edith Piaf,contrary to her song,has a whole string of regrets whilst Eva Braun is worried about the new man in her life and Joan of Arc is a stroppy teenager.