Hector hosts a reunion with his old, very old, Regimental colleagues. There are only a few of them left and both he and Molly are particularly pleased when their old friend Toad also sows up. He was best man at their wedding and is Hector's best friend from the war years. It turns out Toad has a somewhat roguish background. much to Hector and Molly's delight, and is actually on the lam. With two policeman on the estate keeping their eyes open for him to appear, they have to find a way to get him out and safely back to Marbella where he lives. Lexie meanwhile has a problem when she accidentally damages a painting worth £20,000 that was on loan for the reunion. When Stella checks, she finds that their insurance won't cover it but it is the ever resourceful Toad who provides the solution to their problem. Stella and Lexie continue pursue Archie.
Did You Know?
Hector is supposed to have fought in Korea as an officers. His birth year on his monument is 1937. he would have been fourteen at the beginning of the war and 17 when it ended. See more
Half a century, Molly, since I swore allegiance to king and country. We went into the army as boys - green, callow; came out men - bold and bloody. And now the regiment reunites just as we vowed, fifty years to the day. The old squad all together again for the first time since the war.
So how many are coming?
What happened to the rest?
Eight were untraceable; one's living with a costume designer in Perth, calls himself Judith; another's missing in Acton.
Shouldn't that be...