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It's judgement day for Freddie, and Brian has been rumbled.

Elizabeth tells Shula she and Freddie had a close call with Edgar last night at Lower Loxley. But it was worth the risk for Freddie to have a night in his own bed. Elizabeth distracts herself from the thought of today’s sentencing by asking about Shula’s divorce petition. Shula’s made a list of reasons for Alistair to divorce her, and they manage to laugh at the ridiculous legal language.

Brian and Peggy realise that people are wise to their Flower and Produce spying. At least it’s been a distraction from the house sale. Peggy reminds him that he doesn’t have to go through with it, but Brian won’t hear of taking her money.

Freddie’s persuaded Lily not to come from Manchester for his sentencing. He also talks Jill out of attending. But Elizabeth, Shula, Alistair, Kenton and Johnny all come to support him. The Judge describes his actions as “reckless and uncaring of the consequences for [his] victims” and sentences him to twelve months in a Young Offender’s institution. Freddie calls out “I’m sorry, Mum” as he’s taken away. Elizabeth blames herself – she shouldn’t have made him change his statement! Shula tries to console her with the idea that Freddie will be out in six months. But Elizabeth’s sure he’ll never cope, and bleakly states that it’s all her fault.

13 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Sep 2018 19:00


Role Contributor
Writer Paul Brodrick
Director Peter Leslie Wild
Series Editor Alison Hindell
Kenton Archer Richard Attlee
Jolene Archer Buffy Davis
Tony Archer David Troughton
Pat Archer Patricia Gallimore
Tom Archer William Troughton
Brian Aldridge Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge Angela Piper
PC Harrison Burns James Cartwright
Susan Carter Charlotte Martin
Emma Grundy Emerald O'Hanrahan
Shula Hebden Lloyd Judy Bennett
Alistair Lloyd Michael Lumsden
Elizabeth Pargetter Alison Dowling
Freddie Pargetter Toby Laurence
Fallon Rogers Joanna Van Kampen
Robert Snell Graham Blockey
Lynda Snell Carole Boyd
Carol Tregorran Eleanor Bron
Peggy Woolley June Spencer
Hannah Riley Helen Longworth
Judge Langford Emma Handy


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