Frederic Raphael's sequel to the television classic The Glittering Prizes returns to the group of friends who met at Cambridge University in the early 1950s.
The series chronicles English social life and public and private values in the last quarter of the 20th century.
Adam's equivocal encounter with the sister of an old college friend has disturbing consequences.
Another name from the past comes back to haunt former actor Dan, now a schoolteacher.
Adam's son Tom has some surprising news for him.
Adam Morris....Tom Conti
Barbara Morris....Miranda Richardson
Dominic....Julian Rhind Tutt
Mike Clode....Mark Wing Davey
Inspector Knox....Christopher Godwin
Dan Bradley....Malcolm Stoddard
DC Capel....Nicholas Chambers
Joyce Hadleigh....Angela Down
Gavin Pope....Alex Jennings
Tom Morris....Rupert Degas
Denis Porson....Nigel Havers
Directed by Pete Atkin