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0101A Clean Slate2010082320111017 (BBC7)

After a year Rosie and Tom haven't met in the flesh but still talk via the website.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM by Sue Teddern.

Episode 1.

A Clean Slate.

After a year cyberpals Rosie and Tom still haven't met in the flesh.

Rosie discovers that she quite likes her ex's new girlfriend and that Tom has a new love interest.

Rosie - Maxine Peake

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Calum - Thomas Rolinson

Gill - Christine Kavanagh

Barb - Alison Pettitt

Bazz - Sam Dale

Scott - David Seddon

Director: David Hunter

Rosie (Maxine Peake) is a Bolton care-worker whose ex-husband Phil traded her in for a younger model four years ago leaving her to bring up Calum, now 12, alone.

Tom (Kris Marshall) is a housing officer in Exeter whose wife and confidence walked out on him eighteen months ago.

He only sees his daughter Lily at weekends.

In the first series despite a succession of twists and turns, mistimings and misunderstandings between the rather nervous, disorganised Tom and the mouthy, controlling Rosie, an underlying friendship and dependence seemed to emerge - but an actual meeting in the flesh failed to take place.

Now, a year later, Rosie is coming to terms with the fact that Phil has had a baby with his new partner Debbie - a woman that she finds, to her surprise, that she has much in common with, perhaps too much? Tom has meanwhile being going steady with Siobhan, a work colleague and while he enjoys the regular sex, fresh veg and clean towels he can't help thinking things are going a little too fast.

Communications between the two are still long-distance, by email, telephone or through the website.

Other SPP.COM participants chip in with their own perspectives and concerns - Baz is still the Neanderthal male, Tash the Lash in Wales is trying hard to rein in her party girl style, Gillybean has stashed her OU books in the attic and Gok Wanned her wardrobe and Scott is still coping with three teenage daughters and an obsession with poultry.

And blunt newcomer Brummie Barb introduces a same-sex relationship into the mix.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM will continue to strike a chord with single parents throughout the land and listeners will be able to readily identify with the situations that concern Rosie and Tom and their website friends.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM is Sue Teddern's home territory.

Her natural comic touch and her ear for domestic and emotional detail combines with a convincing touch of the absurd to create an involving and moving take on the love story - albeit one fraught with a multiplicity of misunderstandings and misinterpretations along the way.

Maxine Peake's recent radio includes BETSY COLEMAN, A SMALL PIECE OF SILENCE and THAT REPULSIVE WOMAN.

Television work includes DINNER LADIES, SHAMELESS, THE STREET and CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

by Sue Teddern.

0102Dating For Beginners2010082420111018 (BBC7)

After a year, Rosie and Tom haven't met in the flesh but still talk via the website.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM by Sue Teddern.

Episode 2.

Dating For Beginners.

After a year cyberpals Rosie and Tom still haven't met in the flesh.

Tom's revelation that he is "seeing" Siobhan spurs Rosie into the dating game.

Rosie - Maxine Peake

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Calum - Thomas Rolinson

Gill - Christine Kavanagh

Barb - Alison Pettitt

Bazz - Sam Dale

Scott - David Seddon

Director: David Hunter

Rosie (Maxine Peake) is a Bolton care-worker whose ex-husband Phil traded her in for a younger model four years ago leaving her to bring up Calum, now 12, alone.

Tom (Kris Marshall) is a housing officer in Exeter whose wife and confidence walked out on him eighteen months ago.

He only sees his daughter Lily at weekends.

In the first series despite a succession of twists and turns, mistimings and misunderstandings between the rather nervous, disorganised Tom and the mouthy, controlling Rosie, an underlying friendship and dependence seemed to emerge - but an actual meeting in the flesh failed to take place.

Now, a year later, Rosie is coming to terms with the fact that Phil has had a baby with his new partner Debbie - a woman that she finds, to her surprise, that she has much in common with, perhaps too much? Tom has meanwhile being going steady with Siobhan, a work colleague and while he enjoys the regular sex, fresh veg and clean towels he can't help thinking things are going a little too fast.

Communications between the two are still long-distance, by email, telephone or through the website.

Other SPP.COM participants chip in with their own perspectives and concerns - Baz is still the Neanderthal male, Tash the Lash in Wales is trying hard to rein in her party girl style, Gillybean has stashed her OU books in the attic and Gok Wanned her wardrobe and Scott is still coping with three teenage daughters and an obsession with poultry.

And blunt newcomer Brummie Barb introduces a same-sex relationship into the mix.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM will continue to strike a chord with single parents throughout the land and listeners will be able to readily identify with the situations that concern Rosie and Tom and their website friends.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM is Sue Teddern's home territory.

Her natural comic touch and her ear for domestic and emotional detail combines with a convincing touch of the absurd to create an involving and moving take on the love story - albeit one fraught with a multiplicity of misunderstandings and misinterpretations along the way.

Maxine Peake's recent radio includes BETSY COLEMAN, A SMALL PIECE OF SILENCE and THAT REPULSIVE WOMAN.

Television work includes DINNER LADIES, SHAMELESS, THE STREET and CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

by Sue Teddern.

0103Doormats2010082520111019 (BBC7)

Rosie has been sleeping with her ex-husband and Tom's ex treats him like a doormat.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM by Sue Teddern.

Episode 3.

Doormats

Not only has Rosie been sleeping with her ex-husband but she has become good friends with his girlfriend.

Meanwhile Tom's ex treats him like a doormat.

Rosie - Maxine Peake

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Calum - Thomas Rolinson

Gill - Christine Kavanagh

Barb - Alison Pettitt

Bazz - Sam Dale

Scott - David Seddon

Director: David Hunter

Rosie (Maxine Peake) is a Bolton care-worker whose ex-husband Phil traded her in for a younger model four years ago leaving her to bring up Calum, now 12, alone.

Tom (Kris Marshall) is a housing officer in Exeter whose wife and confidence walked out on him eighteen months ago.

He only sees his daughter Lily at weekends.

In the first series despite a succession of twists and turns, mistimings and misunderstandings between the rather nervous, disorganised Tom and the mouthy, controlling Rosie, an underlying friendship and dependence seemed to emerge - but an actual meeting in the flesh failed to take place.

Now, a year later, Rosie is coming to terms with the fact that Phil has had a baby with his new partner Debbie - a woman that she finds, to her surprise, that she has much in common with, perhaps too much? Tom has meanwhile being going steady with Siobhan, a work colleague and while he enjoys the regular sex, fresh veg and clean towels he can't help thinking things are going a little too fast.

Communications between the two are still long-distance, by email, telephone or through the website.

Other SPP.COM participants chip in with their own perspectives and concerns - Baz is still the Neanderthal male, Tash the Lash in Wales is trying hard to rein in her party girl style, Gillybean has stashed her OU books in the attic and Gok Wanned her wardrobe and Scott is still coping with three teenage daughters and an obsession with poultry.

And blunt newcomer Brummie Barb introduces a same-sex relationship into the mix.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM will continue to strike a chord with single parents throughout the land and listeners will be able to readily identify with the situations that concern Rosie and Tom and their website friends.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM is Sue Teddern's home territory.

Her natural comic touch and her ear for domestic and emotional detail combines with a convincing touch of the absurd to create an involving and moving take on the love story - albeit one fraught with a multiplicity of misunderstandings and misinterpretations along the way.

Maxine Peake's recent radio includes BETSY COLEMAN, A SMALL PIECE OF SILENCE and THAT REPULSIVE WOMAN.

Television work includes DINNER LADIES, SHAMELESS, THE STREET and CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

by Sue Teddern.

0104Emotional Quicksand2010082620111020 (BBC7)

by Sue Teddern.

Episode 4.

Emotional Quicksand.

Rosie's love-life is in a tangle and Tom is getting cold feet about Siobhan.

Rosie - Maxine Peake

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Calum - Thomas Rolinson

Gill - Christine Kavanagh

Barb - Alison Pettitt

Bazz - Sam Dale

Scott - David Seddon

Director: David Hunter

Rosie (Maxine Peake) is a Bolton care-worker whose ex-husband Phil traded her in for a younger model four years ago leaving her to bring up Calum, now 12, alone.

Tom (Kris Marshall) is a housing officer in Exeter whose wife and confidence walked out on him eighteen months ago.

He only sees his daughter Lily at weekends.

In the first series despite a succession of twists and turns, mistimings and misunderstandings between the rather nervous, disorganised Tom and the mouthy, controlling Rosie, an underlying friendship and dependence seemed to emerge - but an actual meeting in the flesh failed to take place.

Now, a year later, Rosie is coming to terms with the fact that Phil has had a baby with his new partner Debbie - a woman that she finds, to her surprise, that she has much in common with, perhaps too much? Tom has meanwhile being going steady with Siobhan, a work colleague and while he enjoys the regular sex, fresh veg and clean towels he can't help thinking things are going a little too fast.

Communications between the two are still long-distance, by email, telephone or through the website.

Other SPP.COM participants chip in with their own perspectives and concerns - Baz is still the Neanderthal male, Tash the Lash in Wales is trying hard to rein in her party girl style, Gillybean has stashed her OU books in the attic and Gok Wanned her wardrobe and Scott is still coping with three teenage daughters and an obsession with poultry.

And blunt newcomer Brummie Barb introduces a same-sex relationship into the mix.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM will continue to strike a chord with single parents throughout the land and listeners will be able to readily identify with the situations that concern Rosie and Tom and their website friends.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM is Sue Teddern's home territory.

Her natural comic touch and her ear for domestic and emotional detail combines with a convincing touch of the absurd to create an involving and moving take on the love story - albeit one fraught with a multiplicity of misunderstandings and misinterpretations along the way.

Maxine Peake's recent radio includes BETSY COLEMAN, A SMALL PIECE OF SILENCE and THAT REPULSIVE WOMAN.

Television work includes DINNER LADIES, SHAMELESS, THE STREET and CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM by Sue Teddern.

0105 LASTHappy Now?2010082720111021 (BBC7)

Rosie and Tom finally meet.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM by Sue Teddern.

Episode 5.

Happy Now?

Rosie and Tom meet.

Rosie - Maxine Peake

Tom - Kris Marshall

SPP voice - Karina Jones

Calum - Thomas Rolinson

Gill - Christine Kavanagh

Scott - David Seddon

Director: David Hunter

Rosie (Maxine Peake) is a Bolton care-worker whose ex-husband Phil traded her in for a younger model four years ago leaving her to bring up Calum, now 12, alone.

Tom (Kris Marshall) is a housing officer in Exeter whose wife and confidence walked out on him eighteen months ago.

He only sees his daughter Lily at weekends.

In the first series despite a succession of twists and turns, mistimings and misunderstandings between the rather nervous, disorganised Tom and the mouthy, controlling Rosie, an underlying friendship and dependence seemed to emerge - but an actual meeting in the flesh failed to take place.

Now, a year later, Rosie is coming to terms with the fact that Phil has had a baby with his new partner Debbie - a woman that she finds, to her surprise, that she has much in common with, perhaps too much? Tom has meanwhile being going steady with Siobhan, a work colleague and while he enjoys the regular sex, fresh veg and clean towels he can't help thinking things are going a little too fast.

Communications between the two are still long-distance, by email, telephone or through the website.

Other SPP.COM participants chip in with their own perspectives and concerns - Baz is still the Neanderthal male, Tash the Lash in Wales is trying hard to rein in her party girl style, Gillybean has stashed her OU books in the attic and Gok Wanned her wardrobe and Scott is still coping with three teenage daughters and an obsession with poultry.

And blunt newcomer Brummie Barb introduces a same-sex relationship into the mix.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM will continue to strike a chord with single parents throughout the land and listeners will be able to readily identify with the situations that concern Rosie and Tom and their website friends.

SOLOPARENTPALS.COM is Sue Teddern's home territory.

Her natural comic touch and her ear for domestic and emotional detail combines with a convincing touch of the absurd to create an involving and moving take on the love story - albeit one fraught with a multiplicity of misunderstandings and misinterpretations along the way.

Maxine Peake's recent radio includes BETSY COLEMAN, A SMALL PIECE OF SILENCE and THAT REPULSIVE WOMAN.

Television work includes DINNER LADIES, SHAMELESS, THE STREET and CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

by Sue Teddern.

01OMNI20111023

Single parents Rosie and Tom are four months into their long distance-relationship.

Single parents Rosie and Tom are four months into their long distance-relationship, and they still haven't told their online pals.

Sue Teddern's comedy stars Kris Marshall.

0201Bed20111024

Four months into their relationship, Rosie and Tom have only spent five weekends together.

by Sue Teddern

Episode 1.

Bed.

Four months into their long distance relationship single parents Rosie and Tom have only spent five weekends together and they still haven't told their online pals.

Rosie - Liz White

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Barb - Adjoa Andoh

Gill - Jane Whittenshaw

Tony - James Lailey

Director: David Hunter.

0202Wedding20111025

Rosie is worried that Tom doesn't want her at his ex-wife's wedding.

by Sue Teddern

Episode 2.

Wedding.

After a disastrous and decidedly unromantic weekend away Rosie is worried that Tom doesn't want her at his ex-wife's wedding.

Rosie - Liz White

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Gill - Jane Whittenshaw

Barb - Adjoa Andoh

Waiter - James Lailey

Director: David Hunter.

0203Choices20111026

Long-distance single parent couple Rosie and Tom both have difficult decisions to make.

by Sue Teddern

Episode 3.

CHOICES.

Long-distance single parent couple Rosie and Tom both have difficult decisions to make and they confide in different online pals.

Rosie - Liz White

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Callum - Keaton Lansley

Gill - Jane Whittenshaw

Tony - James Lailey

Director: David Hunter

0204Plain Tie No Hair Gel20111027

Rosie is keeping the baby but Tom doesn't know about it yet.

by Sue Teddern

Episode 4.

Plain tie no hair gel.

And Tom is being interviewed for a job in Manchester but he hasn't told Rosie.

Rosie - Liz White

Tom - Kris Marshall

Tash - Karina Jones

Gill - Jane Whittenshaw

Callum - Keaton Lansley

Director: David Hunter.

0205 LASTRosewood And Ebony20111028

Rosie and Tom are not a couple any more but can a piano be ever without its stool?

by Sue Teddern

Episode 5.

Rosewood and Ebony.

Rosie - Liz White

Tom - Kris Marshall

Chatroom voice - Karina Jones

Director: David Hunter.

02OMNI2011102920111030

Single parents Rosie and Tom are four months into their long distance-relationship.

Single parents Rosie and Tom are four months into their long distance-relationship, and they still haven't told their online pals.

Sue Teddern's comedy stars Kris Marshall.