Michael and Sally have been married for 12 years, happily running the fish and chip shop on Brighton pier. But the arrival of a pyramid from the British Museum, and with it Jeremy, threatens their happy existence.
Archive for October, 2011
New York City in 1980, Jerry and Mr Barnavelt run a pole dancing studio which is ridding the 26th state of Brooklyn of crime. The police are so impressed they offer Jerry a medal, but he won’t accept it because of his past in the police force, his failed relationship with Martha the force statistician, and his failure in the face of fire. But as the pole dancing studio is threatened, he gets a chance to prove himself, and become more than just a statistic.
London, 1925, and Bob Brunson and adopted daughter Jane have just smuggled the biggest consignment of cocaine into their sewer home, ready for distribution to Fosteskew for his legendary parties. But Bob doesn’t just want money – he wants Fosteskew to introduce Jane into society. Old passions are re-ignited, but at what cost? What does Jane’s silver rattle mean and what does Winston Churchill have to say about it?
Leonard Moor has come back from London to the family home at Smothering Heights. Despite being warned by Gareth, his old friend and groundsman, about the women of the village wanting to get their claws into him, he throws a lavish party, which gets slightly out of hand. But it’s not the women he needs to worry about, as postman Frank’s unrequited love for Leonard turns vengeful.
Gang member Cristos is in love with pious God-fearing Juanita. He manages to escape the gang’s influence, and persuades Juanita to give up her plans to enter a nunnery. But the gang don’t let go so easily and he is led back into his old fighting ways. As Juanita’s family gather to watch her take holy orders, Cristos and the gang plan an attack on the Church. It can only lead to bloodshed, and as the bodies pile up, Cristos must choose between the real way and the Rio way.
Cynthia Forkspender and Eliot Brian Futtock have been talking on the phone, but when her parents find out they demand that the pair of them marry. Cynthia has to forgo her university place and Brian has to give up his dreams of a life on the stage. But the Forkspenders are desperate for a scandal and plant a honey trap for Brian. He falls in and loses Cynthia. Can he win her back or will her sister get the man?
Morag is in love with Tommy, Tommy’s in love with Janet, Janet’s in love with Jimmy, and Jimmy is nuts about Morag, but will the Pwllheli Butlins masked ball allow the real lovers to come together? And will Mrs Winthrop finally get Brian Butlin after 42 years of megaphone provision?