Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator review – breaking up is hard, especially with a camera in the room

Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator review – breaking up is hard, especially with a camera in the room

A fly-on-the-wall documentary filmed at branches of National Family Mediation is gruesome, but useful and brave television. Plus: inside a Farage-enraging south London bus garage

One day in January, Sue left her husband, Peter. She also left a casserole and cleaned the house, but their 28-year marriage was over. With this stew, I thee leave; better off out. She didn’t love him any more, that was the problem – that and the lack of communication. Ah, the dreaded C-word. Now, they are fighting about money. Sue wants more of it than Peter wants to give her, and they have come to see a mediator, because going to court would leave less cash for both of them. We meet them during Mr v Mrs: Call the Mediator (BBC2).

Actually, there is another factor in Sue and Peter’s split – Bernard. Yes, not only does Sue not love Peter, but she does love Bernard, even though he is a bit older, and won’t be around for ever. Bernard, who is an accountant, is pushing Sue to press for more. Peter, who is also an accountant, knows it. He also knows Bernard, as the older man used to be Peter’s boss.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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