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Episode 1

By Caroline and David Stafford. Episode 1

It's 1960 in Birmingham and Lella Florence is looking for women to help with trials of the contraceptive pill...


Jeanette- Clare Corbett
Isobel- Naomi Frederick
June- Sarah Smart
Lella Florence- Joanna Monro
Vicar- Sean Baker
Produced by Lucy Collingwood.

Three very different women decide to take part. Ditsy June's fed up with being under the influence of her overbearing in laws and would rather save up for a new bathroom than for another baby. Glamorous Jeanette wants to avoid another agonising labour and to keep her wealthy husband happy. And Isobel has her own secret reasons for signing up...

All three women couldn't guess the ways their lives will be changed by taking part in the trial and meeting each other.

Written with sharp observation and a great sense of the period, this warm witty drama by Caroline and David Stafford shines a light on how iconic and life changing an invention the contraceptive pill was.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 17 Jan 2011 19:45

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