The Afternoon Play: Tea With Betty
Producer Sam Hill Writer Paul SmithBroadcaster BBC1
Single mum Wendy, bringing up a son with Aspergers and dealing with a challenging ex husband, faces a constant struggle as she tries to encourage the residents of the housing estate where she lives to maintain some respect for their surroundings. On the 10th anniversary of the riots that nearly destroyed their home, the Queen decides to visit the estate and meet Wendy in her own home, throwing the other residents into a rare show of community spirit. Toe-curling chaos ensues as the estate prepares for the big day, and Wendy struggles to hold onto her principles.