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Romantic comedy by Katherine Jakeways. With 20 weeks until the baby is due, Sam has moved in with Bayley. But he cannot stop thinking about Rose.

By Katherine Jakeways

Romantic comedy about love, infidelity and accidental pregnancy.

With twenty weeks until the baby's due, Sam has moved in with Bayley - the two of them are making a go of it. But Sam can't stop thinking about Rose. Meanwhile Rose is secretly getting closer to Bayley herself.

Forty Weeks tells the story of a pregnancy, from conception to birth. It's a love story between two people, just not the two people who are having the baby.

Writer Katherine Jakeways (North by Northamptonshire) is described by The Radio Times as the 'new Victoria Wood' saying "her character comedy is so acutely observed and so sharp that it's in danger of causing permanent injury." Starring Rebecca Humphries (Big Bad World), Matthew Baynton (The Wrong Mans), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat) and Julia Deakin (I'm Alan Partridge).

Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production.

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15 minutes


Role Contributor
Rose Rebecca Humphries
Sam Matthew Baynton
Bayley Kimberley Nixon
Mum Julia Deakin
Technician Alison Belbin
Teacher Katherine Jakeways
Barista Finlay Robertson
Writer Katherine Jakeways
Director James Robinson


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