A good-natured comedy about two Londoners and their increasingly frantic efforts to have a child. On the surface, Sam (Hugh Laurie) and Lucy Bell (Joely Richardson) have it all. They love each other, have good friends particularly new parents George (Adrian Lester) and Melinda (Yasmin Bannerman) a lovely apartment and a cute dog. They have successful careers; he as a commissioning editor at BBC-TV, she as an agent. But Sam really wants to write his own scripts and hates his pretentious new boss, Nigel (Matthew Macfadyen), who worships everything "edgy," and Lucy desperately wants a baby. Having given nature a chance to take its course, they begin trying...