Four characters, four lives, one unforgettable story. Every Thursday at eight, four women meet to talk and share their lives. As one life-changing year unfolds it becomes a true celebration of friends helping each other through the tough times. Having just suffered a heartbreaking divorce, Clare is bitter and angry. And then she learns some devastating news about her ex-husband. Elizabeth, in her late fifties, is recently widowed and finds herself back in the dating game. Twenty-something Karen is desperate to be an actress if only her parents didn t want her to be more like her respectable sister. Julia is turning forty. Her kids are finally in their teens and she s just started her own business. Now she finds out that she s pregnant.