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Episode 2

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film colleagues.

Directed by Emma Harding.

15 minutes


Role Contributor
Mrs Armitage Helen McCrory
Jake Armitage Paul Ready
Doctor Chris Pavlo
Father Stephen Critchlow
Mother Sheila Reid
Philpot Rhiannon Neads
Dinah Rhiannon Neads
Bob Conway Mark Edel-Hunt
Beth Conway Alex Tregear
Giles Sam Dale
Journalist Neet Mohan
Author Penelope Mortimer
Adaptor Georgia Fitch
Director Emma Harding


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