Wife Begins At Forty

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George, believing he has a happy marriage, is shattered to be told by Linda, his wife of 18 years, that she is going to leave him. With advice from their son, his father, and Roger from next door, George takes drastic steps to rejuvenate his marriage with hilarious consequences.

Wife Begins At Forty premiered in the West End in 1985 and is a delightful mixture of comedy and pathos.  A 1988 TV adaptation starred Liza Goddard and Ray Cooney.