Alan and Celia have now been married for seven years. The childhood sweethearts – who reunited and remarried in their seventies – have moved into a lovely new home. But Alan and Celia are discovering that wedded bliss isn’t always blissful. Clashing politics, Alan’s new job and a wild local lad create tension. Meanwhile, Caroline gets emotionally embroiled at work and Alan’s brother Ted jets in for a visit (and he hasn’t come alone).