Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

31/08/2018

Things go from bad to worse for Elizabeth and Hannah makes her feelings clear.

At Grey Gables Shula and Elizabeth relax in the sauna. Elizabeth's finding losing the license easier to cope with than the uncertainty of Freddie's predicament. She briefly forgets her troubles, including Russ' visit tonight and Shula advises her to keep reminding herself that it's a summer romance - Lily will soon be far away in Manchester.

At the pig unit things are still awkward between Neil and Hannah. There's something about him that Hannah doesn't like. And she can't stand Emma and her patronising smiles. She brushes off Tom's suggestion that Emma's just trying to be friendly; she'd rather ignore her. Tom's still feeling the effects of sleep deprivation after Henry's visit. Hannah teases him; he must be getting old.

Russ calls Lily to ask what he should wear to a stately home. He finds the idea intimidating, but Lily points out that it's just a relaxed family supper. Before they go in he admits that he still hasn't told his wife. Lily had told Elizabeth that they were separated, but over the meal it becomes clear to Elizabeth that Russ and his wife are still living together. Lily claims their situation is like Alistair and Shula's. Then Lily reveals that Russ is planning to move to Manchester with her. Elizabeth hides her feelings for long enough to excuse herself, then phones Shula in tears. She's sure this decision will ruin Lily's life.

13 minutes

Last on

Fri 31 Aug 2018 19:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Writer Gillian Richmond
Director Kim Greengrass
Series Editor Alison Hindell
Jill Archer Patricia Greene
Ruth Archer Felicity Finch
Pip Archer Daisy Badger
Josh Archer Angus Imrie
Pat Archer Patricia Gallimore
Helen Archer Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer William Troughton
Phoebe Aldridge Lucy Morris
PC Harrison Burns James Cartwright
Neil Carter Brian Hewlett
Susan Carter Charlotte Martin
Ian Craig Stephen Kennedy
Usha Franks Souad Faress
Emma Grundy Emerald O'Hanrahan
Alistair Lloyd Michael Lumsden
Jim Lloyd John Rowe
Jazzer McCreary Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter Alison Dowling
Lily Pargetter Katie Redford
Johnny Phillips Tom Gibbons
Fallon Rogers Joanna Van Kampen
Lynda Snell Carole Boyd
Oliver Sterling Michael Cochrane
Hannah Riley Helen Longworth
Russ Andonis James Anthony
Natasha Mali Harries

Broadcast

Podcasts and Downloads

Podcasts and Downloads

Subscribe for every episode or download the ones you want.

Countryside Insights from The Archers

Countryside Insights from The Archers

Leaf through extra information on rural issues that have featured in The Archers.

Podcast