Nicky, stressed and exhausted, struggles at work with catastrophic consequences. When she witnesses Brenda dying, she takes it deeply, coupled with her overbearing mother Tracey, who is fast becoming a burden.
Michael suggests he and Grace should give their relationship another go.
When Kevin gets a call out for a breakdown Abi recognises the name as the twins adoptive dad and says she is too busy to go. Kevin is surprised by what he finds out.
Carla thanks Abi for her help with Chelsey and Jordan and makes peace with her over the boat drama from last year.
Fiz worries that her and Tyrone are turning into Jack and Vera.
Chas cautions Belle over her relationship with Jamie, which leaves Belle worried.
A depressed Liam, acutely aware of his singledom, arrives back from his murder mystery retreat. Seeing how somber her father seems, Leanna feels sorry for him.
All these scenes air in the weeks ahead.