Ian’s keen to meet Ifty. He teases Adam over his interest in the handsome new youth cricket coach. Adam notices that Jennifer’s walking on eggshells with a very grumpy Brian as he awaits the mega dairy decision.
Later on, Brian takes a tumble whilst dealing with a frisky lamb. Adam thinks Brian’s wound needs looking at, but Brian insists it’s only a scratch. Adam tells Ian that he blames himself as the accident happened when he raised the dairy issue. Ian says that Adam and Brian are very fond of each other, despite current tensions.
Ian and Alistair note the number of girls at cricket training – and not just on the pitch. Alistair suspects a lot have come to eye up Ifty. Alistair reports that Ifty might be able to get a grant for some equipment. Ian concludes that he’s not just a pretty face. Alistair agrees before taking Ian off to introduce him.
Alan’s excited but nervous about meeting Carl tomorrow; he doesn’t want to let Amy down. Usha assures him that Carl is charming and everything will be fine. Alan thinks he might run the vacuum round tomorrow. Laughing, Usha advises him instead to sit peacefully on the green and listen to the bell ringers; she’ll do the vacuuming.
WRITER: Mary Cutler