Freddie, a hard-drinking, working-class miner’s son, is studying Engineering at Coppersmith University in the 1980s. He soon catches the eye of Tiffany, a prim and proper right-wing Christian. To impress her, he joins the Young Conservatives, starting a chain of cataclysmic events taking in miner’s strikes, police hostages, tragic death and Mr Men costumes.
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It’s Christmastime at a little toy shop in Didcot. Lewis loves carefree, childlike Jemima – almost as much as he loves hand-crafting traditional wooden toys. But Jemima’s father wants her to marry someone in good financial standing, and Lewis doesn’t fit the bill. Maybe, if he works hard enough, Lewis can make enough wooden reindeer by Christmas Day to turn it all around…
Angelina works at Major’s Fish and Chip Shop in Bilston. Over the road, Dundee works at the finest patisserie. They fall in love but their differing backgrounds and classes mean that there is intense opposition, particularly from Angelina’s adopted father, Mr Major. But whose father is he really? And can love cross class lines? Beryl thinks so, because “if you never look away, you can’t look twice”.