'I know this is the last bus now, isn't it? The night bus to motherhood, and my only chance to get on it. Nothing else is going in that direction?'
Celebrating her 39th birthday with a night on the tiles, Louise and best friend Annie realise that, despite their best intentions, they're still nowhere near to being like those enviable 'modern women who have it all' – something their friends, family and even their lovers seem all too happy to remind them of. With a few home truths to face up to, and their friendships teetering on the edge, will the morning after be too tough a pill to swallow?
Theatre includes Ivanov (Wyndhams Theatre); The Chalk Garden (Donmar Warehouse); Snowbound (Trafalgar Studios, London); Hamlet (The Factory); I Like Mine with a Kiss (The Bush); The Safari Party (New Vic Theatre, Stoke); Hoxton Story (The Red Room); The Life of Galileo, The Crucible, Racing Demon, Absence of War and Murmuring Judges (Birmingham Repertory Theatre); Ballroom (Riverside Stuidos and tour); The Importance Of Being Earnest (The Royal Theatre, Northampton); When The Wind Blows (The Southwark Playhouse); Forty Years On, Northanger Abbey (The Northcott Theatre, Exeter); Sugar Dollies (The Gate Theatre).
TV includes Waking The Dead, Silent Witness, Doctors, Poirot, Carrie and Barrie, Fist of Fun, Paul Merton: Does China Exist?, Casualty, Roughnecks, Knowing Me Knowing You, Chandler and Co., Men Behaving Badly, Wycliffe, Firm Friends, Hetty Wainthropp Investigates, Coronation Street.