Take the High Road Episode 20 (24/04/1980)
Maggie panics after losing a big sum of money. David pays Isabel a visit and is given an ear full about his return to Glendarroch. Fiona takes her first steps towards a proper job.
A big day for the Lachlan’s on the day of baby Donald’s christening. Max’s plans with the Cunningham house come to light. Ken helps Jimmy with some repairs at the shop.
Jimmy and Isabel deal with the aftermath of the robbery at the shop. Elizabeth discovers that Max has been sneaking about behind her back with his plans for the Cunningham House.
Isabel is distracted after the recent news. Ken gets some good news about the future of the garage. David and Jimmy talk about his father. Alan and Elizabeth discuss Max’s motives.
Maggie speculates at what will follow with Jimmy’s water sports project. Dougal goes searching to bring back his wandering sheep. Jimmy has a meeting with Max to discuss his plans.
Jimmy’s despondent after his meeting with Max and talks with Fiona about leaving Glendarroch. A visitor enquires about Maggie down at the shop. Dougal continues to bond with baby Donald.
Jimmy returns from Glasgow. David drops into the Cunningham House to speak to Archie about his brother’s case. After returning to Glendarroch Sorry Watson bumps into Maggie at the shop.
Jimmy tells his Uncle David what his father had told him during his visit. Alice continues to spend time with Bob. Kay prepares a surprise for Alan which doesn’t go to plan.
Maggie tries to convince Sorry to invest in Glendarroch. Kay waits for Alan’s return to confront him about their relationship. Elizabeth tries to come up with a plan phase Max out of the business.
Alan questions David about his interest in surveying Laird’s Point. Dougal is asked to behave as Bob is invited to dinner at the Lachlan House.
Sorry meets with Elizabeth and Alan to discuss his plans. Archie pays a visit to Blair’s Store to speak to Isabel about Brian. David reveals to Isabel the nature of his business in Glendarroch.
Maggie receives a letter from Sorry with an update of his venture. Alan sets of to Edinburgh to pick up Elizabeth. Miss Steedman tries to find out what David’s plans are with Laird’s Point.
Alan and Ken discuss Miss Steedman’s plans. Alan and Kay go horse riding. Bob takes Alice to one of his favourite spots where he shows her the house that he plans to move into.
Fiona gets an early start as she sets off to pick up Jimmy. Alan requests that Lorna keeps the Estate files under lock and key. Bob informs Alan of poachers in Glendarroch.
Jimmy discusses his feelings about his father with his mum and Uncle David. Miss Steedman is trying to get locals out of their crofts. Isabel has a visit from Brian’s parole officer.
Dougal has words with Miss Steedman, Bob gives the good news to Alice about the croft, and Lorna snaps at Ken when he tries to help her with her dilemma.
Ken helps Lorna with her money problems. When the bus breaks down Maggie witnesses a business transaction. Alice talks to grace about her concerns with her new relationship with Bob.
Dougal is caught off guard when Alice and Bob announce their engagement, Alice shares a secret from the past with Grace, and Lorna invites Ken to tea.
Mrs Cunningham visits the Lachlan Croft to see baby Donald and congratulate Alice on her engagement. Isabel tells Maggie off. Alan asks Kay to help him make sense of the letter from his wife.
Grace takes a turn but brushes it off as nothing when Alice confronts her. A debt collector shows up putting the screws on Lorna. David and Jimmy set off to pick up Jimmy’s father.
Brian and Isabel are reunited. Bob’s mysterious goings on are revealed. Dougal helps Bob with the paperwork for the croft. Brian finds it hard to adjust with the whole of Glendarroch watching him.
Grace has her worst turn yet causing concern among the Lachlan’s, and Maggie is still upset over her words with Isabel and gives Brian a cold welcome.
Classic soap set in the fictional village of Glendarroch. Take the High Road ran for 23 years on Scottish Television and now it has made its return, broadcasting on STV Glasgow from the very beginning and available for catch-up here on STV Player.
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