Series 2, Episode 7 - Brief Encounter
Lisa the slag visits Chris in prison and he has made her son a special toy raising suspicions with one of the guards. They have an argument and Lisa pushes the toy back at Chris and storms out.
Sharon tells a homeless beggar that she gave him all her change that morning, just before she sees an older gentleman being mugged, she runs over as the mugger is running away and helps the man up. Dorien is shocked that such a thing can happen in Chigwell.
Tracey tells Sharon that Lisa has been visiting Chris and that he has asked to see her.
Dorien wants to move as she considers her areas dialing code to be common.
Out for the evening Sharon bumps into Don, the man who she helped earlier during the day, he buys her a drink and dinner. It turns out he is Marcus Green's financial adviser. They go out for dinner again the next evening, once Sharon's hangover is out of the way.
It turns out that Chris and Lisa staged the row so that Lisa could throw the toy that Chris made back at him with drugs inside that she has smuggled in.
Tracey finds amusement in Sharon going out with a 53 year old when she's still only 29.
When Chris tries to get Sharon to smuggle something in, she leaves, taking her wooden ornament with her. Chris becomes distressed and bangs his head against the wall.
On their last night together, Don presents Sharon with a Beatles record. After keeping the drugs meant for Chris, Sharon wants to experience what Don experienced in the 1960's, but before they can light up the police come knocking and Don flushes everything down the toilet. It turns out that the police have recovered his wallet from the mugging.
- Thursday 18th October 1990
- BBC One
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|Pauline Quirke||Sharon Theodopolopodous|
|Linda Robson||Tracey Stubbs|
|Lesley Joseph||Dorien Green|
|Peter Polycarpou||Chris Theodopolopodous|
|Alun Lewis||Darryl Stubbs|
|Niven Boyd||Prison Officer|
|Richard Clews||Man in Bar|
|David Keyes (as David Keys)||Beggar|
|Allan McKeown||Executive Producer|
|Michael Pilsworth||Executive Producer|
|Kenneth Sharp (as Ken Sharp)||Production Designer|