What About Joan COMPLETE S 1-2

What About Joan COMPLETE S 1-2

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0278255/

Joan Gallagher is a high school teacher who depends on the daily support, counsel, and friendship of her two best friends Ruby, a psychiatrist, and Betsy, a music teacher at the school. Although Ruby appears to be the picture of strength and stability, she allows herself to be taken advantage of by Betsy, who is locked into an on-again, off-again relationship with fellow teacher Mark. Joan also bonds with Alice Adams, who is a new student teacher at the high school. The series focuses on the private lives of an intimate group of high school teachers and explores the complexity and endurance of close friendships among women, as well as the challenging relationship between Joan and Jake two bright, independent, experienced people as they blunder toward intimacy.

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Yes Honestly COMPLETE S 1-2

Yes, Honestly COMPLETE S 1-2

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074076/

Liza Goddard and Donal Donnelly star in this sparkling sitcom which follows the blossoming romance between Matthew Browne, a struggling composer, and his secretary Lily Pond. Spinning off from LWT’s popular No Honestly (starring Pauline Collins and John Alderton), Yes Honestly was again written by husband and wife team Terence Brady and best-selling author Charlotte Bingham.

Matthew and Lily make a charming young couple, despite their differences. But though they’re very much in love, they seem to encounter more than their fair share of obstacles and inconveniences, including visits from Lily’s eccentric Russian family and Matt’s dreaded mother, and a persistent scarcity of funds – not helped when Matthew’s disapproving family decide to cut him off without a shilling…

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Poor Mans Orange COMPLETE mini-series

Poor Man’s Orange COMPLETE mini-series

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0307806/

It is the early ’50s and the Darcy family continues their struggle to build a better life despite the forces lined up against them in this sequel to the popular made-for-TV film Harp in the South. Father Hughie (Martyn_Sanderson); his wife, Mumma (Anne Plelan); and their younger daughter, Dolour (Kaarin_Fairfax), are broken people after Roie (Anna Hruby)the oldest daughter dies giving birth to a baby boy. Charlie(Shane Feeney-Connor), Roie’s husband takes to the drink to forget his loss remembering only Roie and forgetting about his children. Dolour no longer a child fights for the strength to keep this family together in this hard bitten Irish-emigrate community of Surry Hills, but as bad times, illness, and romantic discord make their presence known, the Darcy’s find that what they need most to survive is one another.

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