Second Thoughts. Image shows from L to R: Faith (Lynda Bellingham), Bill (James Bolam).

Second Thoughts

ITV sitcom about divorcees. 49 episodes (5 series), 1991 - 1994. Stars Lynda Bellingham, James Bolam, Belinda Lang, Julia Sawalha and Mark Denham.

Second Thoughts. Image shows from L to R: Faith (Lynda Bellingham), Bill (James Bolam).

Second Thoughts

Bill and Faith are middle-aged divorcees, ever-trying to forge a relationship together

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1991 - 1994
Channel
ITV
Episodes
49   (5 series)
Starring
Lynda Bellingham, James Bolam, Belinda Lang, Julia Sawalha and Mark Denham
Writers
Jan Etherington and Gavin Petrie

Adapted from the BBC Radio 4 series of the same name, Second Thoughts tells the story of Faith and Bill, a middle-aged couple attempting to find love the second time around.

Each with their own fair share of baggage - Faith, with two demanding teenage children, Joe and Hannah, and Bill with a manipulative ex-wife, Liza - the two struggle against the obstacles to make their relationship work.

Production Details

Production company
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 3rd May 1991 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 14th October 1994 on ITV at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 29th December 2014 at 7:05am on ITV3

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