Avril Kent met Bob Hope on a date. Similar to Bob's ex-wife Viv in many ways, Avril and Bob were happy for a while, but Viv tried to get Bob back. On a trip to Newcastle, Avril and Viv got into a fight, and Viv confessed her love for Bob. Avril ran off, followed closely by Bob. She and Bob parted on good terms, leaving him to return to Viv and propose.