When Megan and her gang confront Bethany on the street, Bethany follows Kylie’s advice and does her best to stand her ground. Spotting the bullies, Luke wades in telling them to get lost. Luke leads a tearful Bethany to the salon where the Platts listen in horror as Bethany admits she’s being bullied and that’s why she’s been avoiding school. Vowing to sort Megan out, Sarah pays her mother a visit. In the bistro, the Platts rally round Bethany. Grateful for her support, Bethany hugs Sarah, promising there’ll be no more secrets.
Michael arrives back from hospital and for Eileen’s benefit, shakes hands with Phelan telling him no hard feelings. But he later confides in Gail how he doesn’t trust Phelan and is convinced he’s trying to lure Eileen away from him. Outside, Michael heads over to Phelan and tells him to stay away from Eileen and Jason. But will Phelan take his threat seriously?
Rana thanks the Nazirs for letting her stay the night and insists she’s going to cook a meal for them by way of thanks. Rana serves up a lovely meal at No.6. Sharif and Zeedan are clearly smitten whilst Alya can’t help but admire her friend’s shameless schmoozing.
Eva continues to fret about Marta, convinced the O’Driscolls aren’t all they seem. When Aidan makes to argue, Eva accuses him of putting his bank account ahead of Marta’s welfare.