Mutual Friends. Image shows from L to R: Jen Grantham (Keeley Hawes), Martin Grantham (Marc Warren), Patrick Turner (Alexander Armstrong), Liz (Sarah Alexander). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Mutual Friends

BBC One comedy drama. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2008. Stars Marc Warren, Keeley Hawes, Alexander Armstrong, Alistair Petrie, Rhashan Stone, Naomi Bentley, Sarah Alexander and others.

Series 1

Mutual Friends. Image shows from L to R: Patrick Turner (Alexander Armstrong), Martin Grantham (Marc Warren). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th August 2008

Following the suicide of his best friend, solicitor Martin's world falls apart when his wife tells him at the funeral that she slept with his late friend - twice.

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Mutual Friends. Harry Seed (Lee Ross). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd September 2008

Patrick tries to help Martin cope with his marital problems by subjecting him to an energetic reintroduction to the life of a single man.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th September 2008

Martin leaves hospital and is reconciled with Jen whilst Patrick vows to launch a new global clothing company.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th September 2008

Jen and Martin start trying for a baby, but Martin's sub-optimal sperm proves to be a stumbling block.

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Mutual Friends. Dev (Rhashan Stone). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd September 2008

Martin reluctantly volunteers to teach reading at Dan's school. When the Qcumba case comes to court, Martin is on fighting form, but the trial does not go to plan and Patrick loses.

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Mutual Friends. Image shows from L to R: Jen Grantham (Keeley Hawes), Patrick Turner (Alexander Armstrong). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 30th September 2008

The wedding looms and there is an atmosphere of impending mayhem as everyone converges on the country house hotel where the reception is to be held.

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