Tom shows Brenda some footage of his pigs playing football. It’s part of an original new marketing campaign to promote his sausages. Having secured a bargain-priced pitch at the Westbury Food Fair, Tom believes his luck may finally be changing. Brenda, meanwhile, is irritated at having to speak to James whenever he phones the office. She’s sick of hearing about the book he and Leonie are working on and is still sore about being taken in by him during their brief liaison. Tom diplomatically points out that she was far too good for James...
Ruth asks David to help her clear the barn for the upcoming harvest supper. Pip won’t be around to help as she’s staying with a friend after the student union party tonight.
Peggy tells Lilian in confidence that Elona may have turned down the tenancy at 3 The Green because she didn’t want to disclose Darrell’s criminal record. Peggy wants Lilian to offer the tenancy to Elona again at an affordable price. Peggy says she’ll stand as guarantor for the deposit, offering to make up the rent to the full price that Amside wants, without Elona knowing. Lilian’s uncertain, but Peggy thinks Lilian of all people should be prepared to give an ex-con a chance. Peggy is pleased when Lilian agrees and can’t wait to tell Elona the good news.
WRITER: Carolyn Sally Jones