The Doc is usually beloved by his patients despite a bedside manner so frosty it would make a snowman shudder – but that’s not the case tonight, as one of the rowers in the Portwenn Boat Race goes to see him with an urgent medical matter.

Being from the rival village, Alice isn’t used to his stubborn ways and the consultation has catastrophic consequences…

Meanwhile, Louisa struggles to resign from her job at the school and Penhale continues his run of bad luck with the ladies.