Life imitates art, or something

BBC NEWS | World | Americas | NY couple build wall through home

A bickering New York couple have had a dividing wall constructed inside their home as part of an acrimonious divorce. Chana and Simon Taub, both 57, have endured two years of divorce negotiations, but neither is prepared to give up their Brooklyn home. Now a white partition wall has been built through the heart of the house to keep the pair apart.

I’m sure I remember this being the plot of an episode of Steptoe and Son some time in the 70s. It seemed very silly at the time. It still seems silly now, come to think of it…