But two weeks before he was due to leave, his partner, Kirsty, discovered she was pregnant.
Mr Pharo said he phoned his boss who told him he could no longer go because it was a “single man’s job”.
Each was explored through the experiences of one of Deidre’s correspondents, and helpfully illustrated by lengthy reconstructions starring a cast of stunners.
For number three itself, we met Kate, who was 17 when she started having sex with strangers while her boyfriend watched – usually from the neighbouring cubicle in the night-club toilets.
Rebekah Brooks, the former Sun editor, once threw a piece of paper in her news editor’s face before swearing at him repeatedly and slamming a door so hard that the handle fell off, a court has been told.