Between the Sheets (TV series)

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Between the Sheets
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Created by Kay Mellor
Starring Alun Armstrong
Brenda Blethyn
Julie Graham
Richard Armitage
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Original channel ITV
Original release 17 November 2003 –
22 December 2003

Between the Sheets is a 2003 British television mini series. This carnal drama is based around the love life and sexual hangups of several different couples that we find are all linked in some way. Emotional, touching, and sometimes humorous, the story follows the couples as they are forced to face their demons.

Hazel Delany walks out on her husband on the eve of her daughter's wedding. Hazel is upset at nightclub owner husband Peter because of his string of affairs. Peter is annoyed at his wife's lack of interest in sex and exasperated that his mother is getting more than he is. They eventually go to see a sex therapist to overcome their difficulties. Peter is hiding a secret about one of his ex-mistresses and Hazel has a sexual awakening in the arms of a younger man.

Peter's son Simon has left a long term relationship. His mother pushes him to reconcile and marry his girlfriend after she admits to Hazel that she is pregnant. He is reluctant as he has fallen for one of his father's nightclub hostesses.

Highly sexed Alona Cunningham works as a sex therapist yet finds her boyfriend Paul reticent in the bedroom. Paul works as a probation officer and reveals that he is being accused of having sex with one of his 15-year-old clients. As Paul's alleged misconduct is being investigated she also catches her teenage son sleeping with the au pair, and through the stress of all this considers an affair. The couple end up seeing one of Alona's colleagues for therapy.


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