Based upon Fay Weldon's novel of the same name, The Life and Loves of a She-Devil had the nation gripped when it was first broadcast in 1986.
A dark, cautionary tale involving obsession and impersonation, it made a star out of Julie T Wallace and secured the reputations of Patricia Hodge and Dennis Waterman. It also shocked us with the sight of Tom Baker's thrusting posterior!
When Ruth (Julie T Wallace) discovers that her dull, accountant husband Bobbo (Dennis Waterman) has been having an affair with elegant novelist Mary Fisher (Patricia Hodge), she decides to exact her revenge.
In the process Ruth proves that there is nothing more terrifying than a woman scorned...