Episode 16.2: ‘Lessons in History, Biology and Love’

Big Dick is encouraged to leave the pub by girlfriend Gina so her lover Fred can come round and ‘fix the coffee machine’. Later on Fred and Big Dick go for a drive and Fred is disturbed by Big Dick’s impassioned speech about how much he loves Gina and what he would do if anything were to disrupt that.

Meanwhile, Simpkins and Candi are celebrating Jeff King Day (Jeff King apparently founded Newtown in 2006). Candi is feeling upset by Eliza’s impregnation by Reg and Simpkins counsels her to follow her heart and do something for herself. Candi decides she is going to remodel Coventry on Newtown, like a modern day Jeff King.

Reg and Pablo are blissfully bonding, they have moved in together, as in love as they are, and move their relationship on to the physical…several times. But their paradise comes to an end when Eliza appears at the door and eventually tells Reg he is the father of her unborn twins. Pablo  is not impressed and leaves them to it. Reg cannot handle the shock and makes a run for it.

Memorable Moments:

  • The numerous mentions of Jeff King and all he has done for Newtown
  • Fred driving Big Dig Dick’s BMW

Will Candi go to Coventry and make a new start there?

Will Fred hold his nerve and keep seeing Gina behind Big Dick’s back?

Will Pablo blame Eliza for ruining his good thing with Reg?

Find out in Episode 3 of Season 16 of Closer Each Day, at the Wardrobe Theatre at 8pm

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