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Old 03-09-2012, 02:23 PM   #45
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Bouquet of Barbed Wire is a British television series based on a 1969 novel by Andrea Newman. The series – whose title comes from an incident that occurred to Newman and her mother while on a walk – was made by London Weekend Television for ITV in 1976. A new adaptation of the novel was made in 2010...
The story follows the middle-class Manson family over one hot summer as it is torn apart by the manipulative daughter, Prue, who, having just begun at university, becomes pregnant and marries an American, Gavin Sorensen . Prue's father, Peter , cannot contain his jealousy and obsessive love for his daughter. For his part, Gavin is focused on seducing Prue's mother Cassie , who obliges as a relief from Peter...
The 2010 adaptation made some changes to the story in the novel and 1976 version. Prue is now a sixth form student and Gavin is her Yorkshire-born English teacher, rather than an American PhD student. The first episode was watched by 5.98 million viewers...

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