To do this he lends his business expertise to 4 pubs (from Cornwall to Scotland) which, for very different reasons, are under threat. His aim is to help the landlords and landladies to secure the long-term futures of their much-loved locals and to shed light on why so many pubs are struggling. 5 months into his journey, and just when progress is being made, Covid hits and every pub in the country is forced to close, including Tom’s. We follow the stories of Tom’s businesses and the 4 pubs he’s been working with through the dark days of lockdown and beyond. For an industry which was struggling before the pandemic, it’s now a fight for survival.