Sticks and Stones

Ended Monday / 7:00pm ITV 45 min.
After badly bungling a pitch meeting, middle manager Thomas Benso is determined to win back the client but feels undermined by his team. Is someone really out to get him? And can Bartlett create the same paranoid intensity from workplace bullying as he did with a betrayal in the home?

Season 1

3 Episodes

In an emotionally explosive finale, Thomas finally confronts his boss Chris Carter about how he feels the team have treated him. Carter is sceptical and Thomasís examples of the teamís behaviour sound deniable. Insisting that the situation is resolved that day Thomas waits while Carter talks to the team. All is finally laid bare in an emotional and shocking showdown.
Dec 18 2019
Thomas, under increased pressure from the threat of redundancy and feeling undermined by his colleagues, is determined to prove himself. However, the consequences of one night, in which he has a drink with his boss Chris Carter, tries to impress his old school friend and potential new client Mark Baxter and have a dinner with his wife and her father, only causes his life to spiral further.
Dec 17 2019
Thomas Benson is a Sales Associate at Clayton Office Solutions in Reading where he lives with his wife Jess, a nurse, and their young daughter, Millie, who was born deaf. Heís good at his job and feels respected by his colleagues Andy, Isobel and Becky and his boss Chris Carter. Thomas and the team give a pitch presentation to Janice Lancing and her team at Murray Technology but when the presentation goes badly wrong, Thomas panics and faints in front of everyone. The team has lost a potentially large contract and with it the lucrative bonuses that would have been coming their way. The team seem to lay the blame firmly at Thomasís door. Is it his imagination or are his colleagues now out to get him? How will Thomas react when his work life is threatened?
Dec 16 2019