Celia and Alan are both widowed and in their seventies. When their respective grandsons put their details on Facebook, they rediscover a passionate relationship that started over sixty years ago.
Caroline's new headship involves the family moving to a ramshackle farmhouse in Huddersfield in time for Christmas. Alan has a difficult conversation with Gilian about where he woud like to be buried. Meanwhile, Gillian is consumed by thoughts of the afterlife and is convinced that she is being haunted by Eddie.
During the big pre-Christmas shop, Caroline tells Gillian the truth about why she had to take the new headship. Gillian's mounting guilt over Eddie's death drives her to make a life-changing decision. It's the night of Celia's play and a twist of fate means Alan is forced to confront his fears.