ITV presents a brand new comedy drama series Girlfriends starring Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker and Phyllis Logan. When tragedy strikes on the final night of Linda (Logan) and Micky’s (Steve Evets) celebratory wedding anniversary cruise, Linda’s life is changed forever.
With her world in chaos, Linda reunites with lifelong friends Sue (Richardson) and Gail (Wanamaker). When Linda discovers the reality of the family’s finances, she begins to fear for her future, but the girlfriends are horrified to learn there may be bigger problems in store for their friend.
Overburdened Gail is juggling caring for her aging mother and looking after her demanding grandson, all while preparing for her son Tom’s (Matthew Lewis) release from prison. With her divorce to her second husband nearing completion, Gail is forced to face her feelings when an unwanted letter arrives.
High-flying Sue gets some devastating news at work, and her career as the features editor of a bridal magazine is thrown into question. Sue begins to question the decision to commit her best years to her married lover and her career – has she made some bad life choices?
Girlfriends Series Premiere Episode 1 (of 6) airs Wednesday 3 January 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on ITV.