As Mary explains to Angie how she was raped as a teenager by Jude’s father who was a family friend, neither of them notices Jude, who overhears every word. As Norris assures Jude that Mary was only trying to protect him from the awful truth, Mary explains to Jude how he was taken from her as a baby but she’s never stopped loving him. How will Jude react Mary’s revelation?
Jude reveals that they’re thinking of relocating to Manchester anyway. Mary’s thrilled, while Angie looks askance at Jude.
Meanwhile, playing the concerned friend, Will persuades Michelle to let him take her into town and take her mind off recent events. But when he starts quizzing her about Robert’s relationship with Rich, Michelle becomes defensive. Has Will overstepped the mark and exposed himself?
Elsewhere, a jubilant Eileen announces she’s passed her driving test.
Finally, David and Shona admit how much they like each other but recognise how difficult their relationship is going to be.