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Down with Love

Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

New York City, 1962 - Barbara Novak arrives in town from Maine for the launch of her first book Down With Love, a controversial study of sexual politics, advocating equality for women in the workplace and in the home.

Novak's editor, Vicki, sets her up with an interview with an upmarket men's mag's star reporter, Catcher Block, hoping to spark off publicity for the book, as well as romance with the editor, Peter McMannus. However, when Catcher's womanising ways leads him to stand Barbara up repeatedly, the two seem destined never to meet. Until the book becomes a runaway success. Show less

Contributors

Catcher Block:
Ewan McGregor
Barbara Novak:
Renee Zellweger
Vikki Hiller:
Sarah Paulson
Peter MacMannus:
David Hyde Pierce
Theodore Banner:
Tony Randall
Director:
Peyton Reed
Producer:
Bruce Cohen
Producer:
Dan Jinks
Writer:
Eve Ahlert

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