|Minnie Driver||2nd Mrs. P|
|Mark Addy||Constable O'Hearne|
Toward the end of his life, Barney Panofsky looks back on his triumphs and tragedies, beginning with an ill-fated relationship with Clara, whom he marries when she becomes pregnant. When that falls apart, he moves back home to Montreal and gets married twice more, finally finding contentment with Miriam, his third wife. Through it all, Barney is sustained by his work in television, raising children and the advice of his father .