02 August 2018, The Tablet

Men: adulterous or devious in Debbie Horsfield's Age Before Beauty


Men: adulterous or devious in Debbie Horsfield's Age Before Beauty

Polly Walker plays salon owner Bel
Photo: Photo: BBC

 

I never got around to watching Poldark despite the much-publicised promise of acres of male torso on display in every shot. But this week Debbie Horsfield, who wrote its screenplay, has another drama series on the BBC – Age Before Beauty – and male torsos turn out to be a canny plot device.

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