Arts

Shared expectancy Premium

07 August 2014 | by John Morrish

In the Club, BBC1

 
There is always room in the evening schedules for a heart-warming drama about a group of female friends. And what better setting than the world of ante-natal care, where emotions run high, lives are changed, and men are just a nuisance? Kay Mellor, writer of In the Club (from 5 August), has plenty of form in this area, and there are few surprises in her new six-part offering. It seems to have been composed with the help of a demographic pie chart. The pregnant women we meet, in an unnamed northern city, comprise: Roanna, a glamorous and wealthy businesswoman who has left her husband for a would-be painter; Diane, a working-class veteran of several failed pregnancies; Jasmin, an Asian woman, reluctantly pregnant, with a husband who doesn’t want her to go back to work; Kim, a lesbian




Register for free articles a month or subscribe now from £53* for 6 months unlimited access to article content.
Subscribe now and enjoy access to all parts of the tablet website, Including its 175 year archive...
Subscribe


Article List


TABLET WORLD…
Latest Issue
Digital/PDF Version

PDF version (iPad-friendly)

Previous Issues
Latest Tweet
Share Us
Tablet Subscription

Manage my subcription here

Manage
Newsletter

Sign up for our newsletter

Sign Up
Top