But will he win over Chas?
Paddy and Marlon are annoyed that Al has hired Ellis without their consent.
When Trevor, a rep for a new brewery arrives at the Woolpack, for a beer tasting, Marlon feels prickly about the situation but an impressed Chas seems won over and prepares to sign a contract with Trevor’s brewery.
Soon, Al unveils a new staff uniform for the Woolpack team.
After he makes a flirtatious comment at Chas, she later tells him how he overstepped the line and he's seemingly apologetic.
When Al hears Paddy is away on a course he invites Chas to a business dinner where he heaps more compliments on her and soon we’re left wondering if Al’s approach might be starting to work on Chas.
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