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Publisher's Summary

Sue Johnston, John Hannah and Eddie Marsan are among the stars of this spellbinding, hilarious and uplifting comedy drama. Set entirely at a series of weekly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, these 13 episodes also feature Rebecca Front, Paul Kaye, Julia Deakin and Samantha Bond.

Love in Recovery follows the lives of five very different recovering alcoholics. Eddie Marsan is Andy, the sweet but simple group leader. Sue Johnston is Julie, who's been known to have the odd relapse here and there - and everywhere. John Hannah is Simon, a snide journalist with a big secret. Rebecca Front is the snobby and guarded Fiona, who used to be a banker who had it all and then lost the lot. Paul Kaye is Danno, a dodgy geezer with no front teeth but a lot of heart.

During the course of two series and a special Christmas episode, we hear them get to know each other, get on each other's nerves, laugh, argue, fall apart, fall in love and, most importantly, tell their stories.

Written and created by Pete Jackson, Love in Recovery is inspired by his own road to recovery.

©2016 Pete Jackson (P)2016 BBC Worldwide Ltd.

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  • Matt Mole
  • 01-09-2018

Funny and sad

Beautifully written and performed the series follows the experiences of an Alcoholics Anonymous group as they come to terms with their lives in their different ways. Highly recommended. Make sure you have a box of tissues handy.

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  • Kelly
  • 26-02-2019

Funny and touching

Although the recovery meetings I have attended do not flow exactly as this production portrays, I still found this production heartwarming as well as hilarious. Some of these characters stories could have been my own.

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  • Diana
  • 19-04-2018

Human beings being human - with underlying humor

This comedy drama was entertaining. For a short time I was drawn into this world, the people, and their stories.

The beginning of the episodes, with the cleaning lady, didn't work so well - and were kind of annoying after a while. It was too much of the same thing.

The voice actors did a great job - maybe I'll listen to this again in the future.

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