Hairdresser Nicola (Vicky McClure) is searching for her romantic ideal, but she's stuck in a coercive relationship with her partner Adam (Perry Fitzpatrick)
When single mother Kirsty (Samantha Morton) is left with spiralling debts, her neighbour (Paul Kaye) offers to help her. But all is not as it seems, forcing Kirsty to make some desperate decisions.
Hannah (Gemma Chan), a woman in her mid-thirties, reaches a crossroads in her life. Facing impediments both within and beyond her control, Hannah is confronted by a crisis of aspiration and identity.