The Book Groupupdate
Thursday, December 12th, 2002
1: DVD Extras
Friday, April 12th, 2002
1: On the Road
Clare's book group starts to assemble. She meets Kenny, a handsome guy in a wheelchair who wants to be a writer; Janice, the frustrated wife of a Scottish footballer; and eccentric student Barney, to whom Clare is strangely attracted...
Friday, April 19th, 2002
2: The Alchemist
Kenny has an admirer at the leisure centre where he works, but does she know he's in a wheelchair? Meanwhile, Fist decides to follow some advice from this week's book - and leave her husband...
Friday, April 26th, 2002
3: Magical Realism
Kenny is writing a book in which a beautiful woman who looks a lot like Fist shares a cabin in the hills with him. Clare is also writing a book, in which a handsome professor who looks a lot like Barney falls in love with his student, a lovely American woman not unlike Clare.
Friday, May 3rd, 2002
4: Bedtime Stories
Clare discovers Barney's on drugs, and decides it's her mission in life to save him. Meanwhile, Janice sleeps with the famous thriller writer, Martin Logan, and can't wait to go to confession to tell her priest, a big fan of the author.
Friday, May 10th, 2002
5: Dark Alley
Janice hosts the book group as they discuss the book written by the author she is having an affair with. But the group can't seem to focus on their subject.
Friday, May 17th, 2002
6: A Little More Living
Barney has died of an overdose. His brother Lachlan arrives to tell Clare - and there is an instant spark between them. Meanwhile, Kenny's literary fantasies intrigue Fist and Dirka - but can he deliver in the flesh?
Friday, January 24th, 2003
Clare is living in apparent bliss with her artist boyfriend Lachlan, in a loft apartment with no furniture. But then her sister from hell comes to visit - and won't go away.
Friday, January 31st, 2003
Kenny brings along his new girlfriend, Carole Anne, to the book group, much to the irritation of all the women.
Friday, February 7th, 2003
3: You Must Change Your Life
Kenny is doing a book tour and the women of the Outer Isles can't get enough of the author of 'Peaks in the Mist'. Meanwhile, Lachlan seems to be taking an awful lot of interest in Clare's sister.
Friday, February 14th, 2003
Lachlan is in a brace, due to his unfortunate fall into the empty pool. He makes a terrible invalid, and Clare is no good at changing bedpans.
Friday, February 21st, 2003
The group reads a dirty book, The Sexual History of Catherine M. Fist is impressed, and decides to organise group sex with Dirka. Lars and Bart. Meanwhile, Jean is mistaken for a prostitute while conducting research for her new book, and Clare meets Kenny's underage girlfriend, Harriet.
Friday, February 28th, 2003
6: A'Salaam Insh'Allah
Jean has a party to celebrate her book deal. Kenny sings karaoke, Lachlan proposes to a reluctant Clare, and Janice gets very drunk and tells Rab she loves him.