Love And Mettle

Episodes

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OMNI20131123 (BBC7)
20131124 (BBC7)

Comic and touching true story of the writer's own experience of building a house.

0120131118

Have Dr and Mrs T got the bottle to gamble his entire lump sum on a building project?

Love and Mettle

by Andrea Earl

The true and extraordinary story of the writer's own experience of building a house. Mrs T's husband is on the verge of retiring from his job as a Consultant Psychiatrist and life is running out. It's now or never. Have they got the bottle to gamble his entire lump sum on a building project? Has she got the courage to preside over a gang of builders? Can she get it done on time and on budget? Will their marriage survive with their dream intact?

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

0220131119

The council inform Mrs T she has not protected the ancient trees in the garden properly.

Love and Mettle episode 2/5

by Andrea Earl

Comic and touching true story of the writer's own experience as a mother and wife, risking her husband's entire pension on building a house. The build begins and catastrophe strikes when the council inform Mrs T she has not protected the ancient trees in the garden properly and the build is ordered to cease immediately. They are threatened with 250K in fines. The couple face financial ruin.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris.

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Mrs T realises that she and Dr T have gone into this blindly.

Love and Mettle - episode 3/5

by Andrea Earl

The comic and touching true story of the writer's own extraordinary experience as a mother and wife, risking her husband's entire pension on building a house. Mrs T realises that she and Dr T have gone into this blindly. She keeps her worries about money under wraps; but Dr T is suspicious and starts to resent having given her the authority to spend his money.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

0420131121

It becomes apparent that Mrs T has been working off the wrong plans.

Love and Mettle - episode 4/5

by Andrea Earl

The true story of the writer's own experience of building a house. Mrs T has a virtual meltdown when it becomes apparent that they have been working off the wrong plans and don't have Planning Permission for the house they have already built. And secondly because Mrs T, wrongly thinking the spending was almost over, learns that there is at least another 50k to spend.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

05 LAST20131122

A few weeks away from Christmas, and Dr T has collapsed and is in hospital.

Love and Mettle 5/5

by Andrea Earl

The true story of the writer's experience of building a house. A few weeks away from Xmas, and Dr. T. has collapsed and is in hospital. The house is nearly complete but Mrs T. doesn't care - she just wants her husband to be okay.

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris