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Behaving Badly (1989)

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Behaving Badly is a 1989 British television serial directed by David Tucker. The teleplay by Catherine Heath and Moira Williams is based on Heath's novel of the same name. It was initially broadcast by Channel 4. The series was released on DVD in 2005.

The plot focuses on Bridget Mayor, a middle-aged housewife and part-time teacher who is forced to re-evaluate her life when her husband of twenty years abandons her for a younger woman.

Series Cast

  1. Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson


    4 Episodes

  2. Douglas Hodge

    Douglas Hodge

    4 Episodes

  3. Hugh Quarshie

    Hugh Quarshie

    4 Episodes

  4. Frances Barber

    Frances Barber

    4 Episodes

  5. Ronald Pickup

    Ronald Pickup

    4 Episodes

  6. Patrick Godfrey

    Patrick Godfrey

    4 Episodes

  7. Judi Dench

    Judi Dench

    Bridget Mayor

    4 Episodes

  8. Maurice Denham

    Maurice Denham

    4 Episodes

  9. Gwen Watford

    Gwen Watford

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1989 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Behaving Badly premiered on February 20, 1989.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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