Howards' Way (1985–1990)
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In the English village of Tarrant, Tom Howard wins the Commodore Cup with his boat The Flying Fish. At a celebration dinner with wife Jan, son Leo, and daughter Lynne, Tom announces that ... See full summary »

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Maurice Colbourne ...
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Glyn Owen ...
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Stephen Yardley ...
Edward Highmore ...
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Patricia Shakesby ...
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Robert Ashby ...
Geoff
Sam Davies ...
Brian
Alan Downer ...
Laurie Meadows
Sally Farmiloe ...
Dawn
Robert Vahey ...
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In the English village of Tarrant, Tom Howard wins the Commodore Cup with his boat The Flying Fish. At a celebration dinner with wife Jan, son Leo, and daughter Lynne, Tom announces that he's been made redundant as a senior aircraft designer. Furious that she wasn't told beforehand, Jan seeks a job with Ken Masters, a businessman who owns the local chandlery. Meanwhile, Leo reveals that he doesn't want to attend university and offers to get a job to help with the family finances. Lynne worries when Tom admits that he might have to sell The Flying Fish. Jan schemes with friend Polly Urquhart to find a better job for Tom. Tom decides that he wants to set a different course in life and meets Avril Rolfe while on a solitary walk. Avril's father Jack, owner of the local shipyard, learns that the bank is preparing to foreclose on his business. When Jack develops a scheme to involve the Howards his problems, Avril begs her father not to take advantage of Tom. Tom rejects Jan's job lead, but ... Written by Skip Eastport

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1 September 1985 (UK)  »

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