Mary and Martha
Drama by Richard Curtis, telling the story of two ordinary mothers who are brought together by tragedy and go on to achieve something they never would have thought possible.
A powerful and moving story of two ordinary mothers who won't give up. Written by Richard Curtis and directed by Phillip Noyce, Mary and Martha stars Hilary Swank as Mary and Brenda Blethyn as Martha, an American and an Englishwoman who have little in common apart from a tragedy that unexpectedly brings them together. Empowered by their friendship, they form a partnership that takes them from their meeting in a remote part of Mozambique all the way to Washington. There they find redemption and achieve something they would have never thought possible.
Mary and Martha star Brenda Blethyn on BBC Breakfast