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Sunday, November 8, 2009


(Pic: Sharon Small, Sarah Parish, Shelley Conn and Orla Brady star in the series)

One year on and the girlfriends’ emotional lives are as complex as ever.

The second series of Mistresses can be seen on BBC Entertainment (channel 120 on DStv). The story follows the lives and loves of a group of 30-something girlfriends who met at university and are still good friends, but whose lives, and love lives, have taken very different turns.

It's one year on from the events of the first series, and the emotional lives of Katie, Trudi, Siobhan and Jessica are as complex as ever. Katie re-trains as a hospital doctor, where she meets charming and attractive surgeon Dan, but is she really ready to surrender her carefully-guarded single status? Beset by financial worries, Trudi starts supplying cakes to the local deli run by the gorgeous and much younger Lucas. Siobhan has worked hard at her relationship with Hari - but there's something missing, which causes Siobhan to seek solace in the arms of strangers. And it's all change for Jessica. The archetypal single girl is getting married. Her fiancĂ©, Mark Hardy, is a dashing entrepreneur and a real tart. It’s the perfect match. Or is it?

With their friendship to hold them together, the four battle through love, lust, lies, and infidelity. Part drama, part thriller, this bold take on modern life and love continues to be captivating viewing. The cast is headed by Sarah Parish as Katie; Sharon Small as Trudi; Orla Brady as Siobhan and Shelley Conn as Jessica.

Mistresses continues for 6 episodes every Tuesday at 20h30 from November 3.