Pumpkin Eater, The [15md]

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Mrs Armitage talks to a psychiatrist about her desire for more children.

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

Mrs Armitage is encouraged by her successful screenwriter husband, Jake, to talk to a psychiatrist about her apparent compulsion to keep having children.

Directed by Emma Harding.

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When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his colleagues.

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

When Jake returns from a shoot in Africa, Mrs Armitage throws a party for his film colleagues.

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Directed by Emma Harding.

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Mrs Armitage makes a confession.

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

Directed by Emma Harding.

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Mrs Armitage has consented to an abortion and a sterilisation.

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

Directed by Emma Harding.

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Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband, Giles.

Helen McCrory and Paul Ready star in Penelope Mortimer's stark portrait of marriage and motherhood from 1962, dramatised by Georgia Fitch.

Having discovered Jake's affair with Beth Conway, Mrs Armitage takes refuge with her former husband, Giles.

Directed by Emma Harding.