This drama “Below the Lion Rock – 狮子山下的故事” is about mainland-born Liang Huan came to Hong Kong with her daughter Li Youhao in the 1980s to be reunited with husband Li Gaoshan. However, he dies unexpectedly leaving Liang Huan to fend for her late husband’s teahouse.
The widowed Liang Huan remains indomitable amidst adversity. Fortunately, she has the help of Li Gaoshan’s friends Luo Yitong and Lao Jin as well as the support of the teahouse staff. During Hong Kong’s return to China in 1997, the new generation represented by Li Youhao, Luo Ziliang, Luo Zikang , Lao Yongyi, Lao Yongan and Xie Langfeng have all grown up to become members of society.
They experience the height of the Asian financial crisis, the SARS epidemic, and the subprime mortgage crisis in the United States. They continue to persevere and exhibit the spirit of Lion Rock when it comes to their career, their future and their relationships. They not only focus on developing business in Hong Kong, but have also expanded their teahouse business to Mainland China with the belief that as long as Hong Kong is united with the motherland, Hong Kong will surely usher in a better future.