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A four-part drama adapted from the novel by Catherine Heath that sees a spurned wife change from a splendidly behaved woman into one that indulges in the intoxicating delights of misbehaviour

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A four-part drama adapted from the novel by Catherine Heath that sees a spurned wife change from a splendidly behaved woman into one that indulges in the intoxicating delights of misbehaviour

Series 1 Summary

Judi Dench stars in a major four-part drama about a perfect wife who is discarded for a younger model, and so decides to start behaving badly.

  • Episode 1 - The Tale of the Turbot

    Mark announces he is leaving Bridget, his perfect wife. She meekly moves out of their home, but then decides to start behaving badly.

  • Episode 2 - Home Fires

    Mark is politely horrified when he and his new wife return from a break to find Bridget has abandoned her flat and moved into their Hampstead home

  • Episode 3 - Seize the Day

    When Serafina lets Bridget and her luggage through the door of the Battersea flat, the tenants are furious

  • Episode 4 - The Horse May Talk

    Bridget is still living with her daughter's flatmates, and all their lives become complicated by the presence of Giles' grandfather

Behaving Badly synopsis

A four-part drama adapted from the novel by Catherine Heath that sees a spurned wife change from a splendidly behaved woman into one that indulges in the intoxicating delights of misbehaviour

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