David may not be the sharpest tool in the box, but Priya’s flirting couldn’t have been any more obvious last week if she’d stripped off and leapt over the bar at the Woolpack.
Her charm offensive seems to have paid off when she and David go for a run – but don’t end up doing a lot of jogging. Nikhil catches them and David is forced to admit that his marriage to Alicia was a sham.
Keeping up the sham-marriage theme, having turned her down last week, Dan agrees to marry Chas, even though they’ve barely been dating a fortnight and Dan knows Chas doesn’t love him. But as he said last week, ‘Cracking legs, cracking cleavage and a pub thrown in,’ so what’s not to like?
On Wednesday, Marlon goes to court to stop Rhona taking Leo to New Zealand and Laurel turns up to support him, having chickened out of her plan to tell Ashley about their relationship. On Thursday, Paddy saves her the trouble by announcing it to the whole pub, leaving poor Ashley heartbroken. But, hey, look on the bright side: at least their marriage break-up is down to adultery rather than it being a sham to start with.