Strike Up The Band

Series 18, Episode 6.


Les Hepplewhite, played by Keith Barron, is the leader of a brass band. He has high hopes for the band to regain the Wallace Cup at the upcoming contest. The same has Bill Budge the leader of a competing band. But there is more behind their enmity than just rivalry over a trophy and the police has to step in when several members of Hepplewhite's band end up in hospital with food poisoning.


Dawn is completely swept off her feet by Jonny Leigh who pulls up at Bernie's garage for some petrol. He invites her to move with him to Paris, but the other villagers think things are happening too fast.  Peggy becomes an unlikely shoulder to cry on.


Things get tricky between Joe and Carol after he spends the night with Rachel.


Video - Dawn and Jonny IMDb page Video - The band rehearses HB strike 3 IMG_0002