Personal Affairs. Image shows from L to R: Grace Darling (Olivia Grant), Nicole Palmerston-Amory (Maimie McCoy), Doris 'Sid' Siddiqi (Ruth Negga), Lucy Baxter (Laura Aikman), Michelle 'Midge' Lerner (Annabel Scholey). Copyright: 2am TV
Personal Affairs

Personal Affairs

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC Three
  • 2009
  • 5 episodes (1 series)

Five-part comedy drama following the fortunes of four personal assistants in the City of London. A mystery and dark secrets feature at the heart. Stars Laura Aikman, Annabel Scholey, Ruth Negga, Maimie McCoy, Olivia Grant and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - Fool On The Hill

Will Nicole dare to give love a chance? Meanwhile Midge comes face to face with the past.

Further details

Personal Affairs. Image shows from L to R: Michelle 'Midge' Lerner (Annabel Scholey), Nicole Palmerston-Amory (Maimie McCoy). Copyright: 2am TV

Ice maiden Nicole toys with the idea of love. The girls' search for their missing friend, Grace, leads them to a mysterious den of desire.

Nicole continues her relationship with pompous billionaire Fitz. However, her head is turned by a mystery man called Sean.

Despite being initially guarded, Nicole opens up to Sean in a way she never normally does with men. But, when Sean and Fitz ask Nicole on a date at the same time, she is faced with a dilemma. Should she finally give romance a chance or remain cynically aloof?

Euphoric after her sexual awakening - and thrilled to be free of her controlling ex-boyfriend - Sid gets carried away with the delight of having finally lost her virginity to Simon. But her uncharacteristic flirting and grinning proves unnerving for Simon, who delivers some harsh home truths.

Elsewhere, the search for Grace leads the girls to an exclusive club called Divalia - a decadent playground where every desire is catered for.

It's the first day at work for Avi Gellman, Hartmann Payne's newest Associate and Midge's first love. There's clearly a romantic spark between the high-school sweethearts but his devout religious beliefs aren't shared by Midge.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 30th June 2009
BBC Three
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 30th June 2009 11:50pm BBC3

Cast & crew

Laura Aikman Lucy Baxter
Annabel Scholey Michelle 'Midge' Lerner
Ruth Negga Doris 'Sid' Siddiqi
Maimie McCoy Nicole Palmerston-Amory
Mark Benton Iain Ebelthite
Robert Gant Rock Van Gelder
Archie Panjabi Jane Lesser
Darren Boyd Simon Turner
Joe Absolom Bob Baxter
Emily Bruni Rachel Klein
Jamie Davis Robbie Gascoigne
Kieran Bew Avi Gellman
Ben Lloyd-Hughes Dominic Fitzwallace
Ron Cook Bernie Lerner
Guest cast
Jamie Belman Sean Tavistock
Romy Irving Talya
Pauline Knowles Esther Green
Adrian Lukis Jeeves
William Scott Masson Lenny Buchan
Joy McAvoy Young Mother
Anna-Louise Plowman Julie Buchan
Anneika Rose Honey
Andrew Woodall Eddie
Writing team
Lucy Guy Script Editor
Sergio Casci Writer
Production team
Jenny Ash Director
Gillian McNeill Producer
Anne Mensah Executive Producer
Susie Conklin Executive Producer
Amanda Martin Executive Producer
Patrick Doherty Editor
Jake Roberts Editor
Mike Gunn Production Designer
Nina Humphreys Composer

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