The Pursuits of Darleen Fyles - Series 4 - ep3/5
by Esther Wilson
Comic and heartfelt series about a young couple with learning disabilities. Based on true stories and created in part through improvisation. Darleen and Jamie are exploring the possibility of having a baby. Darleen is shocked and upset after a visit to Social Services and their apparent negative reaction to their plight. However, she feels more optimistic after meeting Alex Huntesmith. Alex is a 17 year old man studying politics and economics for his A Levels, who hopes to go to Oxford. He's also the son of parents with learning disabilities. Alex plays himself in the drama, and his mother Jill features in tomorrow's episode.
Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.