Charlie thinks Mariette has left him after he was found in a compromising position with Abigail's teacher. Mariette has run off to be consoled by Tom Sargent. Charlie has been helping Marion with her tax affairs for a holiday business sideline.
Adapted from the books by H.E. Bates featuring the indestructible Larkin family. Ma and Pa Larkin and their six children lead an idyllic life on Home Farm until their rural paradise is shattered by the arrival of Inspector Cedric Charlton.