here must be something in the village water supply this week because everyone is at it. Moira has spurned brother-inlaw James’s advances for years but, feeling at a particularly low ebb, she goes in for a passionate kiss.
The feisty farmer is in the doldrums about her marriage ending and is knocked for six when business partner James pulls out of Butler’s Farm, asking for his investment back so that he
Tand wife Emma can buy nearby Wiley’s Farm together.
‘Things are going well between Emma and James,’ says Bill Ward, who plays James. ‘Emma has some money from her dad, but they need more as Wiley’s is expensive.’
James and Moira borrow one of the Bartons’ cabs to go and speak to solicitors about selling his share of the farm, but on the way there, they stop to rescue a donkey on a country road, as you do.
Moira opens up to James and gets upset as she complains that everybody always leaves her. When James comforts her outside the cab, she goes in for a kiss.
Says Bill: ‘He hesitates for a second, but then thinks, “Why not?” and decides to live for the moment.’ It could be a move he lives to regret, as Moira leaves her bra in the back of the taxi after their fumble and Pete finds it. Ross covers, saying it belongs to the girl he copped off with, but he works out that Moira and James got it on in the back seat.
‘James is terrified that Emma will find out,’ says Bill.
Will Ross keep his mouth shut?
Moira and James have a steamy encounter in a country lane
James and Moira have been close for donkey’s years, but now their ‘tail’ takes a new twist
How em-bra-assing: Pete’s discovery leaves Ross covering for his dad