Cold Feet characters coping with middle age as they return to screens

Hit comedy drama Cold Feet is back after a 13-year absence.

The Manchester-based series is on tonight (September 5), and will see the return of stars James Nesbitt, John Thomson, Fay Ripley, Robert Bathurst and Hermione Norris.

This time viewers will see how their characters are coping with middle age.

Cold Feet ran for five series between 1997 and 2003, with more than 10 million viewers tuning in for the emotional finale.

The group are reunited when Adam (James) returns after years spent working abroad, though not everyone is thrilled at his return.

The Bafta-winning show, which was created by Mike Bullen, has been broadcast in more than 30 countries, and remade for US, Italian, Czech Republic and Polish audiences.

Nearly 11 million viewers watched the funeral of Helen Baxendale’s character Rachel, who died in a road crash in the final series.

Helen will not be part of the reunion.

Fans have clamoured for a reunion ever since the final episode was broadcast following Rachel’s death, with James’s Adam bringing up their son alone.

Cold Feet returns on Monday on ITV at 9pm.

More in this Section

Harry: I will protect my family but me and William are ‘on different paths’Harry: I will protect my family but me and William are ‘on different paths’

Lana Del Rey on Donald Trump cultureLana Del Rey on Donald Trump culture

One contestant gets another shot on The X Factor: CelebrityOne contestant gets another shot on The X Factor: Celebrity

Plans for Footballers’ Wives the musicalPlans for Footballers’ Wives the musical


Lifestyle

Volunteers from the multinational tech company harvest food fresh from Fota Gardens, writes Peter Dowdall.Made in Munster: The tech giant Apple harvesting food from Fota Gardens

Peter Dowdall takes a look at a plant that thrives in damp soil and is a key part of Ireland’s biodiversityThe wonders of willows: A key part of Ireland’s biodiversity

Pollutants can have an impact on your health, but there are things you can do to reduce the potential damage.High pollution days ‘lead to more cardiac arrests and strokes’: 5 easy ways to protect yourself

Even if you only have room for one pot in the smallest space, plant some tulips in it to make your garden spring to life, says Hannah Stephenson.7 design tips to make your tulips in garden pots stand out in a crowd

More From The Irish Examiner