Who would want to be Al (Joe Absolom)? The poor guy can never seem to catch a break, and even when life is looking rosy he’s always being torpedoed by his dad.

Tonight, landlord Ken has decided it’s time to close the pub, but Morwenna reckons Al should step in and take over. But with Ruth refusing to act as guarantor it’s quite a tall order…

Elsewhere, Louisa is forced to take a group of Year Six children on a sailing trip, despite the fact she hates boats and has no idea how to sail.

Later on there’s a shock in store for Mrs Tishell, Bert receives a surprising job offer and Martin gets in trouble with James Henry’s nursery… we can’t see the doc losing any sleep over that, though!