Guilty Pleasures

VIBE – Monday 14 November, 9.30pm

Every 4 seconds a Mills & Boon romance novel is sold somewhere in the world.

Demure Japanese housewife Hiroko yearns to be swept off her feet by a dashing David Beckham look-alike. When she takes up ballroom dancing lessons with dishy Mr. Iijima, will fantasy become reality? Feisty Indian princess Shumita has grown tired of playing the victim since her debonair husband left her for a younger woman. Deep down she knows she’s the true love of his life and she’s out to get him…Sexy cover model Stephen can get any woman he wants. But he won’t settle for anything less than his ‘eternal flame’ and he’s having trouble finding her. Glamorous author Gill Sanderson delivers 5 Mills & Boon titles a year to her devoted readers across the world. Little do they know, Gill is in fact Roger, a pensioner writing from a small caravan in the Lake District. This amusing documentary spans four continents to peek behind the covers and into the lives of readers, writers and cover models who share one dream… true love.