Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Meg (Jo Joyner), Matt (Chris Addison). Copyright: Avalon Television.

Trying Again

Sky Living comedy drama about a couple dealing with an affair. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Stars Chris Addison, Jo Joyner, Charles Edwards, Alun Cochrane and others.

Series 1, Episode 3

Matt and Meg are encouraged to get away from the stress and book a hotel-spa weekend break. But whilst they're gone, the perfect house comes up on the market.

Further details

Trying Again. Image shows from L to R: Sam (Alun Cochrane), Gail (Elizabeth Berrington), Andrew (Dan Skinner). Copyright: Avalon Television.

The sale of Matt and Meg's house is signed, sealed and delivered so they have to get a move on finding somewhere new to live.

With few options available to Matt and Meg, the pair have no choice but to stay with Matt's sister Gail - even if it means sharing a single sofa bed with her vicious cat. This sleeping situation is bad news to the ears of their counsellor, Paula, as it'll do little to end the dry spell Matt and Meg have endured for the last six months.

She suggests a spa break might be the change of pace they need to take a positive step forward in their relationship. Of course, their romantic getaway proves to be anything but when the hotel's paper-thin walls, a packed schedule of enforced relaxation and laddy businessmen on a teambuilding conference conspire against them.

The couple manage to regain that first date feeling at dinner, only for trepidation to mount about what the rest of the night has in store.

Back in Kendal, meanwhile, Gail and Sam view a potential property on behalf of Matt and Meg, giving Sam the chance to exercise his latest scheme to woo his best mate's sister.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st May 2014
Sky Living
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Chris Addison Matt
    Jo Joyner Meg
    Alun Cochrane Sam
    Elizabeth Berrington Gail
    Katherine Jakeways Paula
    Guest cast
    Dan Skinner Andrew (Lettings Agent)
    Bebe Cave Millie (Paula's Daughter)
    Gus Brown Second Businessman
    Sophie Fletcher Receptionist
    Zoe Gardner Lettings Agent
    Rufus Jones First Businessman
    Adam Kavanagh Danny (Gail's Son)
    Damian Kell Waiter
    Andrew Pollard Lettings Agent
    Writing team
    Simon Blackwell Writer
    Jesse Armstrong Script Editor
    Tony Roche Writer
    Production team
    Ian FitzGibbon Director
    Caroline Norris Producer
    Rob Aslett Executive Producer
    Saskia Schuster Executive Producer
    Chris Addison Executive Producer
    Simon Blackwell Executive Producer
    Lucy Lumsden Executive Producer
    Richard Allen-Turner Executive Producer
    Jon Thoday Executive Producer
    Pete Drinkwater Editor
    Jeff Sherriff Production Designer
    Richie Webb Composer
    Matt Katz Composer

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