Writer Abi Morgan’s divorce drama passed the halfway point with its most scandal-heavy, incident-packed instalment yet. Have they separated? The culprits turned out to be a far-right Christian group, which sounded a little unlikely. Nathan protested that it was a “moment of madness” (copyright Welsh politician Ron Davies) while he was away working alone and that he never actually went on any dates, but such excuses cut no mustard with Hannah. She’s currently the long-suffering wife in Citizen Khan, too. Oops. A fine performance, unshowy but utterly believable. Hannah and Nathan’s daughter and her budding sex life! ... Nathan’s (Stephen Mangan) mistrust of Hannah deepened as … This episode began with divorce lawyers all over London and beyond leaping into action after Indiana Ray - ironically taglined “The place to go for a discreet affair” - was hacked and its client list was leaked. The star explained that viewers got ‘very upset’ with him after his character Nathan cheated on Hannah (Nicola Walker). Hannah dances with Nathan. Nathan Stern is a barrister, in constant demand in his field and a devoted husband of Hannah. To that list we can now add The Split’s pre-wedding dinner party. Hannah promises that she is not like her father. Directed by Paula van der Oest. Cracks have been evident in the marriage of Hannah Stern (Nicola Walker) and husband Nathan (Stephen Mangan) all series but here they widened into chasms. She persuaded Emma to stay with Bill for the sake of her career and their children - at least until she’s out of office and their youngest son had left home, at which point she could discreetly divorce. Cheeseboard? “What else are you lying about?” she snarled at her slimy ex, who told her: “You’re sleepwalking, love. With Nicola Walker, Stephen Mangan, Elizabeth Roberts, Toby Oliver. Yet Nina hadn’t quite finished, also informing Ruth that Nathan had “put his hand on my arse and said ‘Why doesn’t she want to have sex with me any more?’” Riiiiight. Hannah speaks with Ruth about her wedding day. The unseen Prime Minister had demanded “damage limitation”, while Emma wanted a divorce - which Bill vowed to contest, for the sake of their three children. We speculated last week that patriarch Oscar could be terminally ill, hence his sudden reappearance. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Might a reunion with Ruth even be on the cards? The joy of Abi Morgan and her work is there are no goodies, no baddies, … When Hannah’s father returns around the same time she leaves the family firm to join Noble & Hale, insecurities are brought to the fore with potentially devastating consequences for the family Nathan loves. Hannah and Christie’s conversation about the Grahams - “too terrified to leave a marriage but wishing you were with someone else” - was loaded with double meaning. She looked all a-flutter as Christie charismatically led the “Divorce D-Day” meeting, then asked for his advice over the tangled Graham case. Award yourself a bunch of peonies if you spotted her. You’re better off without him, Liv. Never miss out on gossip, celebrity photos, videos, divorces, scandals and more. Hannah Stern is a divorce lawyer, from the Defoes – a family of female divorce lawyers, which includes her sisters and mum. Ruth reiterated her intention to buy Oscar out of Defoes. Episode 6. If this came out in court, she could be found guilty of perverting the course of justice, while Ruth could be struck off. Nathan drunkenly tries to accost Nina after revealing that he no longer has sex with Hannah, and after losing her engagement ring, Rose finds herself in a compromising position with vicar Glen (Kobna Holdbrook-Smith). And I’m onto you.” It’s all building to a deliciously soapy denouement over the next two weeks. Hannah and Nathan have problems that they weren’t confronting. Writer Abi Morgan had clearly been inspired by the 2015 data breach at Canadian site Ashley Madison, when hackers stole all of its customer data. Here are all the talking points from episode four…. The whole “female MP embarrassed by husband’s indiscretion” storyline was reminiscent of Jacqui Smith’s husband Richard Timney and his porn habit, while the spanking element couldn’t help putting one in mind of Stormy Daniels’ claims about Donald Trump. Six-part drama The Split tells the story of the Defoe family – and what happens after leading divorce lawyer Hannah leaves the family firm. Long-lost dad Oscar’s return! Surely it won’t be long before their simmering sexual tension boils over. Graham was a “state school girl from Manchester” - rather like Margaret Beckett, Britain’s first female Foreign Secretary - while her warm, no-nonsense approach recalled Mo Mowlam. Port? We opened with a 4am phone call summoning Hannah to a delicate meeting with the Foreign Secretary, Emma Graham (Claire Rushbrook) because the politician’s errant husband Bill (Nicholas Gleaves) was on the list leaked by the Indiana Ray hackers. Taking to the social media platform, Nathan shared his fitness goals for the year with his followers as he wrote, “Right starting from tomoz, I’m getting back to this .... this dad bod malarkey ain’t no fun. The Split fans have been left ‘in awe’ of Hannah Stern’s sprawling London home – but are baffled by how she affords it Credit: bbc While lawyers can earn good salaries in … Hannah and Nathan’s marriage has been left in turmoil after Hannah’s confession (Photo: BBC) Will there be a … Emma had signed a witness statement to protect Bill, lying to protect him. As Noble & Hale boss Zander (Chukwudi Iwuji) so sagely said: “The moral of the tale? He duly brokered a deal with the Daily Mail’s journalistic “piranha” Matthew Royston (Steve Edge) to contain the fallout with a sympathetic exclusive interview. After the Sterns’ teenage daughter (Elizabeth Roberts) went on the pill last week, much to her father’s chagrin, now she was heartbroken after getting dumped by her boyfriend Sasha (Brenock O’Connor). James and his parents were last seen making a hasty exit, while Glen got hot under the clerical collar. 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