Series 8, Episode 6
Adam and Karen are enjoying the excitement of their fledging relationship, but are all too aware that their secret will need to come out sometime. When Pete observes one too many close moments between Adam and Karen, he confronts Adam and a chain reaction ensues, sending shockwaves through the whole group. With the group fractured and Adam and Karen unceremoniously shut out, is their relationship over before it's even begun?
David befriends the owner of a local café, Mary, and ends up helping her out of a chaotic lunchtime rush. Business-minded David advises her on maximizing profit but Mary refuses to change her ways at the expense of her loyal customers. David rethinks and suggests a way she can be both community benefactor and successful entrepreneur - by becoming a modern-day Robin Hood!
Jenny hits the roof, furious that her two best friends have been carrying on; she's got enough to deal with. Jen heads for a chemotherapy session and gets some heart-breaking news.
- Monday 18th February 2019
- 60 minutes
Series eight of the midlife melodrama concludes with an ineffectual finale. First we are titillated with rumours that "Adam is seeing someone", which jar incongruously with a moving cancer storyline courtesy of Jen. Next, David plays good Samaritan before everything comes up roses. Too predictable by half.Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 18th February 2019
The drama about middle-class Mancunians has hit its stride at long last - thanks largely to a love affair that's been bubbling under since the 90s.Sarah Hughes, The Guardian, 18th February 2019