In this light-hearted clip, the narrator and actors playing the role of the Marie, Cassie and Nora outline the main characteristics of the women. Their capacity for self-delusion and escapism are explored. Deirdre is introduced and explained as a catalyst to shatter each of their dreams. While Marie finally faces up to the truth that her husband was unfaithful, Nora and Cassie continue to dream, reinforcing the seductive and powerful nature of self-delusion.

First broadcast:
29 November 2013

Can be used as a recap of character in Bold Girls or could lead into a classroom discussion of key points.