SEASON TWO

MOVING ON

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SAUCE FOR THE GOOSE

EPISODE 1

STORYLINE
A middle-aged divorcee's life is turned upside down when her son, who is living in South Africa, is attacked and mugged - leaving her ailing mother, for whom she is main carer, in a difficult position.


SKIES OF GLASS

EPISODE 2

STORYLINE
When Mary-Ann and Anthony's attempt to adopt their foster baby Grace founders at the last possible moment, they resign themselves to a lifetime of heartbreak. It doesn't help that Mary-Ann's sister Sarah, with three teenage kids, is always ready with interfering advice.


SKIN DEEP

EPISODE 3

STORYLINE
Jean is about to turn 60 and has left a school reunion in a huff, no one at the reunion knew who she was, but they all looked drop dead gorgeous. Has she aged so much now she's unrecognisable? Jean shows daughters Nicola and Lindsay photos from the party and they enjoy spotting the cosmetic surgery - nose job, boob job, botox. Jean is shocked and then intrigued...


MALAISE

EPISODE 4

STORYLINE
Tina's husband Moose was sent down when their daughter Jess was only six months old. Carrying the can for someone else's crime, Moose was sentenced to eight years, went off the rails and left Tina and Jess to manage on their own. Some time later Tina got together with security guard Adam - he's kind, reliable and the only dad Jess has ever known.


LETTING GO

EPISODE 5

STORYLINE
When Kirsty O'Connell finds drugs in her house she's appalled but determined to get her teenage son the help he needs. But is he the addict in the family?


TRUST

EPISODE 6

STORYLINE
Teenager Jack is egged on by his mates to break into pensioner Eddie's house. The lights go on and Jack's trapped - and his mates have gone. Jack just wants to escape, but Eddie won't let him - and it turns out Eddie's an ex-boxer. Jack takes a swing at him - and suddenly everything goes black. As Jack comes round, Eddie asks him where he lives, telling him he needs to talk to his parents - or the police..


THE TEST

EPISODE 7

STORYLINE
Theresa and Cyn have been friends for forty years, but the traffic has generally been going in one direction - family, job and even Theresa's love life have all had to be put on hold for Cyn. When Theresa meets Gabe, a silver fox of a trumpet player, Cyn is put out that Theresa's flirting with him. Meanwhile, Cyn has her driving test tomorrow - fourth time lucky! Tipsy, Theresa says people learn to drive after they've passed their test, and that if Cyn had someone else to take her test for her she would be fine. Gabe stays over, and Theresa feels great - it's usually Cyn who's the wild one, but with Gabe she feels twenty years younger.Later on, Cyn rings: she failed her test again, and wants Theresa to come round. Theresa lets slip that Gabe stayed. Cyn is quietly furious. Eventually, Cyn tells Theresa that Gabe is a wife beater. Theresa's devastated - she's had trouble with men before, but thought Gabe was different. Cyn reassures Theresa that she is there for her, and brings up the subject of her driving test... Cyn dyes and styles Theresa's hair to match her own. Theresa tries to voice her doubts, but Cyn rides rough shod over them. The plan works, and Theresa passes the test. Cyn's elated: the first thing she's going to do is take her out to the seaside. Theresa grips the seat as Cyn almost loses control of the car.On the way home, Gabe calls. Cyn's furious that Theresa is even speaking to him, but for some reason Theresa hears him out. When Theresa finds out that the allegations are completely false, Cyn crashes the car and ends up in hospital. Cyn begs Theresa not to tell the police, but Theresa realises that Cyn can't be trusted. Cyn is furious: how could Theresa do that to her after 50 years of friendship?


LOSING MY RELIGION

EPISODE 8

STORYLINE
When Joanne's son Jamie gets bullied, she assumes that his Catholic school will do everything they can to help. She is shocked to discover, though, that he is being attacked because the other children think he's gay.Headteacher Mr Georgeson runs a tight ship, but although he says he abhors bullying, he can't condone homosexuality. Joanne's husband Dave tells her to keep her nose out, as she'll make it worse, and that Jamie'll grow out of it. But things are much worse for Jamie than anyone realises, and if the school and his parents don't support him, will Jamie be pushed to desperate measures?


RULES OF THE GAME

EPISODE 9

STORYLINE
Dave is forever in the shadow of his footballer brother Steven and although he is the life and soul of the party, his drinking seems to be spiralling out of control. After meeting a nurse and convincing her he can turn over a new leaf, he takes her out for an evening, but his jealous imagination starts to run riot.


I AM DARLEEN FYLES

EPISODE 10

STORYLINE
A young woman with learning difficulties makes an unlikely bond with an elderly lady, who is determined to help the troubled youth. After a bad experience at the sheltered housing where she lives, the girl contacts her new friend, who insists on taking her home to her mother - but things take a turn for the worse.


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Season Two