It appears Charity Walton has everything a woman could wish for at the start of the 1980s - a husband, four children, and a promising academic career. But when Mark Carleton joins the staff... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Harriet Walter ...  Charity Walton 5 episodes, 1991
Bill Nighy ...  Prof. Mark Carleton 5 episodes, 1991
Amanda Redman ...  Sally 5 episodes, 1991
Charlotte Cornwell Charlotte Cornwell ...  Margaret Lacey 5 episodes, 1991
James Aubrey ...  Steve Kirkwood 5 episodes, 1991
Bill Stewart Bill Stewart ...  Dr. Ivan Swinhoe 5 episodes, 1991
Cheryl Hall ...  Mavis McDonald 5 episodes, 1991
Mel Martin ...  Jane Carleton 4 episodes, 1991
David Ryall ...  Alan Pascoe 4 episodes, 1991
Tilly Vosburgh Tilly Vosburgh ...  Delia 4 episodes, 1991
Patrick Drury Patrick Drury ...  James Walton 3 episodes, 1991
Ian Redford Ian Redford ...  Eric 3 episodes, 1991
Philip Croskin Philip Croskin ...  Mack MacKinnon 3 episodes, 1991
Kate Hardie ...  Tessa Pascoe 2 episodes, 1991
Jocelyn Barker Jocelyn Barker ...  Rachel 2 episodes, 1991
Tom Bradford Tom Bradford ...  Tom 2 episodes, 1991
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Storyline

It appears Charity Walton has everything a woman could wish for at the start of the 1980s - a husband, four children, and a promising academic career. But when Mark Carleton joins the staff at her university the two begin an affair which has repercussions for both of their families. It's a long journey to finding happiness at home and at work as Charity's children grow up, her career progresses, and she supports her best friend's attempts to start a family. Her relationship with Mark follows similar ups and downs but as the decade draws to a close where do they stand?

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1991 (UK) See more »

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(5 episodes)

Color:

Color
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Two of the three actresses who played Rachel - Jocelyn Barker and Louisa Milwood-Haigh - would later play the offspring of main characters in Drop The Dead Donkey. Barker played Chloe, daughter of Helen, while Milwood-Haigh played Deborah, delinquent daughter of George. See more »

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