When Tyrone presents Hope with a lovely new doll, Fiz is concerned that they’re spending too much money. Tyrone admits to Kevin he’s in financial straits as he never got round to cancelling the Lapland trip which he can ill afford. Kevin offers to lend him some money but Tyrone insists he’ll sort out his own mess. Sophie meanwhile suggests to Kevin that with his ever-increasing workload, he should look for bigger premises locally.
As Izzy and Eva quiz Alya about her wedding plans, Alya can no longer suppress her mounting anxiety and flees from the factory. At home Yasmeen shows Alya her mother’s wedding dress, suggesting she might like to wear it at her own wedding. In tears Alya tells Sinead that for her marriage to work she has to be honest with Gary and tell him the truth about her one night stand with Jason.
Ken invites Audrey round for dinner. Worried what people will think, Audrey wonders who else will be there and Ken is forced to invite Roy and Cathy too. However when Rita comments on how much time Audrey is spending with Ken lately, Audrey’s fears are heightened. Will she cancel their date?
At Cathy’s suggestion, Mary decides to write a book about her life but will her friends show any interest? When Aidan tries to chat up Eva in the factory, she gives him short shrift. Kate and Sophie nearly come to blows over Kevin’s cars blocking the factory entrance. Aidan and Kevin pull the girls apart