Gerald Harper stars as the stylish young landowner, James Hadleigh. A unique character - full of charm and dynamic energy, and possessed of a sharp intelligence - he is a local 'figure', and owns the Westdale Gazette. A man of total privilege, he has a deep love of his native Yorkshire, and the people who live there. This complete second series from 1971 (containing five shows in black and white) features a wealth of guest stars, including Jane Merrow, Michael Goodliffe, Kenneth Cranham, Peter Sallis, Michael Billington and Peter Bowles.
1. Invasion (B&W) Hadleigh has his home invaded and is faced with a strange domestic problem.
2. Exposure (B&W) A walking tour takes a turn for the deadly.
3. Ring of Fire Hadleigh is involved in a stormy emotional situation at Covent Garden Opera.
4. Bow to the Lady A chance meeting on a train has a profound affect on Hadleigh.
5. A Quiet Place in the Country Who is Hadleigh meeting in a churchyard?
6. A Letter to David Whenever Harry Mortlake is around, Hadleigh is prepared for trouble!
7. Nicola Penn Anne is worried when she sees the lovely Nicola descending the stairs with Hadleigh!
8. Open Verdict (B&W) Hadleigh agrees to organise the local agricultural show.
9. The Diplomat (B&W) Why should a former university friend pretend not to recognise Hadleigh?
10. Absolutely Feudal Two sets of problems - one domestic and the other agricultural - beset Hadleigh.
11. The Sealed Offer Can Hadleigh help a retired colonel to keep his second-hand bookshop?
12. Breakdown Anne makes a decision which has far-reaching consequences.
13. Whose Life Is It? (B&W) Hadleigh is looking forward to a quiet weekend, but the Press get involved.