Amanda Abbington (Babs), Dean Lennox Kelly (Dickie), Miranda Raison (Abbey), Ralf Little (Clint), Shaun Dooley (Eddie) and Lucy Davis (Lillie)

A cold, dark, depressing Monday night in February?

You can’t accuse ITV1 schedulers of not giving Married Single Other every chance of success.

Regular readers will know that I’ve interviewed the stars of the new six-part romantic comedy drama, which starts tonight.