Kirk finds Craig catching a bus to the prison. He tries to dissuade Craig from visiting his dad, for Beth’s sake, but Craig’s mind is made up. A nervousCraig meets his dad Darryl in the prison visits hall. Darryl’s every inch the proud dad and they get on famously, much to Craig’s delight. As their visit ends, Darryl quietly asks Craig to smuggle in some drugs next time. Craig’s aghast that Darryl’s just using him and refuses, saying he’s no rival for Beth’s husband Kirk. Darryl retaliates, spitefully revealing some home truths about Beth. Back at home Craig confronts Beth, dropping a bombshell that threatens to blow the family apart!
Billy orders Sean to retract his complaint to the bishop.Seething, Sean insists he wasn’t responsible. After a bitter slanging match Sean’s heartfelt words finally convince Billy his accusation was false. The Bishop’s sympathetic as he informs Billy that sinceTodd’s presence at the vicarage is causing disquiet among the congregation, he must leave. Billy rails at the injustice of being unable to have a proper love life within the church.
Alex spends the night on Roy’s living-room floor as the sofa is too lumpy. Roy agrees to review the sleeping arrangements. But Cathy’s disappointed when Roy decides to purchase a sofa-bed for Alex, admitting to Anna she’d love them to share abed.
Andy and Steph are planning a night out but when Robert moots replacing her with amore experienced manager, Steph cries off to impress him, leaving Andy frustrated.