In what is the first UK radio soap to be broadcast nationwide since Waggoners’ Walk, which ended in 1980, John Altman (Eastender's Nasty Nick Cotton) plays Alan Godwin, the landlord of The Fox and Dragon. An ex-detective inspector and a real rough diamond, he is a tough, streetwise, but honest man with a copper’s nose for trouble. His village, Greenborne, is slowly waking from the long nightmare of Covid-19.
Set six months in the future, it starts in the summer of 2021, when the entire country (and world) is adjusting to the new ‘normal’. The majority of the UK population has been vaccinated and for now, the virus is considered to be under control.
The story begins as a major figure in the community, Evie, makes her return from a long Covid-19 imposed exile, threatening to ruffle feathers ....