Wannabe is the story of unfinished business, one last shot at fame and struggling to let go of a lifelong dream.Maxine never made it to the big time as part of teenage girl group Variety and now, as a middle-aged failing music manager, she finds herself in crisis, when the one act she looks after threatens to drop her.But Maxine has come up with a plan. A come back. This time bigger, bolder and, well... older. Who cares about a hip young girl group anyway?! What the world is really missing is Mum Pop.
Music manager and mother of two Maxine is left with a dilemma when her girl band Sweet Gyal threaten to ditch her: should she accept that her glory days are over, or reclaim the spotlight for herself?
With Sweet Gyal in the recording studio, Maxine’s on a mission to find her former bandmates and get Variety back to the big time. But reuniting with Mel isn’t the dream scenario she’d imagined. Meanwhile, her husband Neil tries to spice up their love life with advice from his best mate Mikey …and a prostitute.
It’s Neil’s 40th, but Maxine has more important things on her mind. She needs a third band member, fast. But where do all the MILFs hang out? Unfortunately for Neil, Mikey hasn’t forgotten his big day, and he’s got a surprise in store.
With the new Variety line up in place it’s time to show Sweet Gyal what a real girl band looks like… and it doesn’t often look like this. Are the locals down The Plough ready for Mum Pop? As Maxine gets ready for the performance of a life time, Neil's mid-life crisis continues and Mikey tries to save his relationship with Sarah the Brass.