The Amateur Marriage

Episodes

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011941, Iodine And Bandages20170410

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode one - 1941, Iodine and Bandages

An unexpected romantic encounter over first aid between Michael and Pauline is the beginning of this story of a turbulent partnership.

Director: David Hunter.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

021943, Once Upon A Time20170411

Pauline's patience with Michael and motherhood is wearing thin.

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode Two - 1943, Once Upon a Time

Pauline's patience with Michael, motherhood and living in a cramped apartment above the grocery store is wearing thin.

Director: David Hunter.

031950, Elmview Acres20170412

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode Three - 1950, Elmview Acres

Pauline finds she is a different sort of woman talking to the recently abandoned Alex - somebody slangy and athletic.

Director: David Hunter.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

041960, Lindy Is Missing20170413

by Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode Four - 1960, Lindy is Missing.

Eldest daughter Lindy is a problem teenager and a further source of tension for Pauline and Michael's marriage.

Director: David Hunter.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

051960, Lost And Found20170414

Michael and Pauline's ragged marriage is further strained by a difficult teenage daughter.

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

Episode Five - 1960, Lost and Found

The ragged marriage of Michael and Pauline is further strained by the extreme actions of a difficult teenage daughter.

Director: David Hunter.

061972, It Has Not Been Fun20170417

The celebration of Pauline and Michael's 30th Wedding Anniversary triggers a momentous decision.

Director: David Hunter.

The celebration of Pauline and Michael's wedding anniversary triggers a momentous decision

071978, The Piano Teacher20170418

An unexpected encounter with Anna strikes just the right note for Michael.

Director: David Hunter.

081984, No Hot Water20170419

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode eight - 1984, No Hot Water

After 13 years as a divorcee Pauline still finds living by herself difficult

Director: David Hunter.

091990, His Voice Had Changed20170420

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode nine - 1990, His Voice had Changed

After many years George Anton has a surprise visitor.

Director: David Hunter.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.

10 LAST2001, An Extra Marriage20170421

By Anne Tyler dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Episode ten - 2001, An Extra Marriage

Michael returns to his old neighbourhood and old loves.

Director: David Hunter.

Anne Tyler's Baltimore story of a flawed marriage, dramatised by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.