Nicola King might have left back in March for a top job at a prestigious hotel in Dubai – but she could be in need of a room herself when she returns to the village in the coming weeks.
Nicola, of course, has no idea that Jimmy has sold the family home after getting himself into financial trouble. So when she arrives back (actress Nicola Wheeler has been on maternity leave, by the way), she goes straight to Mill Cottage, only to find that her key no longer works.
Unfortunately for Jimmy, he doesn’t hear Nico’s phone call as he’s too busy watching TV with Rodney. All of which means that Jimmy is left open-mouthed during a later confrontation at the Woolpack where Nicola finally catches up with him and demands to know what’s going on.
Jimmy’s admission that, yes, he has indeed sold the house leaves Nicola raging. And she doesn’t exactly calm down when she discovers where they’re now supposed to be living. So will Nicola be on the next flight back to Dubai as a result?
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