Series 1, Episode 1
Talent agent Alex, going through a painful divorce, and his colleague Helen, recently bereaved after the death of her fiancé, have a one-night stand that ends in tears. His tears, not hers. Alex views this unfortunate experience as a perfectly good basis for a long-term relationship. Helen doesn't...
Next morning they go to work, at the successful and glamorous talent agency CMA, a kind of emotional-casualty-ward where everyone - especially Stephen, their charismatic sex-pest of a boss - is as screwed up as Alex and Helen.
As their working day progresses, Alex doggedly stalks Helen around Soho trying to get her to be his girlfriend. Alex, homeless, returns to CMA to spend another night on his office sofa, while Helen heads to the off-licence to pick up supplies for the evening's binge-drinking.
So by the time Alex shows up uninvited on her doorstep, her cabernet-sauvignon goggles are firmly on, and their one-night-stand quickly becomes a two-night-stand, maybe even more. That is until Alex, missing his kids, repeats his crying-after-sex-trick, and once again all bets are off...
- Friday 13th February 2009
- Channel 4
- 30 minutes
Show past repeats
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