Aaron Livesy (Danny Miller) is to come face to face with dad Gordon (Gary Mavers) in the coming weeks, but this won’t be a tender father-and-son reunion.
Scenes to be shown on Tuesday 22 December will see Aaron left shocked to the core when he sees Gordon emerge from a taxi in the village. And Aaron’s fury will soon turn to disinterest when Gordon explains that he’s had cancer.
As a way of trying to put past differences aside, Gordon then offers to give his son the money to buy the Woolpack, but Aaron thinks he’s trying to buy him off and angrily grabs hold of him. Is this reconciliation about to turn into a violent confrontation?
Speaking about why Gordon has decided to get back in touch with Aaron, actor Gary Mavers explained recently: “He’s got Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He’s sitting around dwelling on things and wondering if he could done better in his past, particularly in his relationships with Chas and Aaron.”
But it looks like Gordon may wish he hadn’t made moves to heal old wounds…
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