Telford had worked for many years in a bank, and had progressed to a senior role which involved him travelling overseas. He decided that he wanted a change, so he applied for the job of ... See full summary »
Almost every series I can thin of is being re-run over and over again, but this series disappeared after just one showing, although (or because?) it belongs in the category of one of the best made relationship-dramas, made the British way, with Hannah Gordon as the woman loosening up while the son is growing independent, and a husband who has kept the "stif-upper-lip". Barkworth next to Hannah Gordon definitely makes this series worth re-running (BBC PLEASE! LISTEN), although the environment - particularly the local bank - is somewhat out of date (or maybe just typical british?). Barkworth and Gordon are both at their best, which says a great deal. His speach near the end to/about the wife's lover is so sarcastic and well played, that I still remember it 24 years later!