& Gillian : While working in New York, Gillian, a girl from Selly Oak, Birmingham, meets Robin Laurent, the only son of an old New England family. Returning to England, she appears happy to play the role of wife, happy to be the second name, happy to have Robin and an ampersand proceed her. Gillian lives, laughs with and loves her man, the devoted mother to their two sons Samuel and Michael - perfect partners in a marriage and a family. But life is a hard game to play when the rules are changing constantly. When Robin meets a younger woman, Clara, on a trip to Paris, he knows he must not turn from old love to new love. And then events come to enshroud Gillian's days . . . Ampersand and a name is a partner's story. & Gillian is Gillian's story, a story of love, marriage, and another woman.