A highly anticipated summer event for the village of Turnham Malpas doesn't quite go as planned...with consequences no one could have predicted.
Craddock Fitch is a relative newcomer to the village of Turnham Malpas and is keen to make a splash by holding a village show - the best ever - in the grounds of his large house. Committee secretary and coordinator of the show Louise Bissett is the spoilt daughter of Sir Ron and Lady Sheila. Although a brilliant organiser, Louise is in deep personal trouble - and her growing obsession with the married rector can only end in tears.
As the weeks roll by into summer, and nerves tighten in anticipation of the great day, romances heat up and then cool down, tempers flare and misunderstandings multiply...