Pop runs for rural councillor while Charley and Mariette struggle at the brewery and have issues in their relationship.



(novels), (adaptation)


Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Franks ...
Mariette (as Catherine Zeta Jones)
Rachel Bell ...
Moray Watson ...
Mel Martin ...
Freda Battersby
Captain Robert Battersby (as David Haigh)
Marion Winters
Carol MacReady ...
Colum Convey ...
Howard Attfield ...
Isabelle Amyes ...
Diana Parker (as Isabelle Amyles)


Captain Robert Battersby arrives in the neighborhood shortly before rural council elections are held. He is seeking the councillor's position so that he can transform some of his land into a sand quarry, so after much hesitation, Pop stands against him to preserve the landscape, but the campaign gets dirty. In the meantime, Charley and Mariette find out that Bristow has thousands of pounds of debts, and start to wonder whether the game is worth the candle. Their marriage is threatened when Mariette has to deal with feelings for Tom Sargent, and when Charley agrees to do accountancy work for sexually aggressive Miss Winters. Written by Pruneau

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Comedy | Drama



Release Date:

28 March 1993 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Episode I can't find dwadfish
How did it end? HayleyP99
Over doing it Lega
A LITTLE OF WHAT YOU FANCY... johndeansmarshallcgli200
Zinnia and Petunia Velma94
Pa Larkin panto-1
Discuss Climb the Greasy Pole: Part 1 (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: