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is full of great big signposts helpfully pointing out, with not a lot of subtlety, that this is 1982. A character is entranced by Coronation Street and its current, huge storyline: “Ken doesn’t know Mike and Deirdre are having an affair.”
Then there’s the food. No one ate out anywhere other than a Berni Inn and “prawn cocktail, rump steak and gateau”. Clunk, clunk.
As for the predominantly female characters, women selling Ann Summers underwear and “marital aids” at parties, they face lives full of misery and drama. In a particularly episodic second episode, suffering is layered upon suffering as they deal with their hopeless menfolk.
Believing her marriage is over, Steph starts life on her own, while Dawn decides she can no longer live at home and asks for refuge at Pauline's, much to Brian's annoyance. Nita makes a decision about her family's future. Drama, starring Penelope Wilton, Sophie Rundle, Angela Griffin and Sharon Rooney.
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