Al visits his mother

Will it be a happy reunion?

Ayesha and Al are on the phone discussing the new working hours at The Mill. Afterwards, Ayesha changes the subject and asks how Christmas dinner with his mum went, but Al can’t give an answer, as he hasn’t gone in! Ayesha gives Al a push over the phone and he finally gets out of the car and knocks on the door. Will Al have a happy Christmas – or will he regret the visit?

Meanwhile, DI Stanton puts Rob in a compromising position when he tells Rob to visit La Toya at the Remand Centre, in order to make her come forward as a witness in the stabbing case. Rob reluctantly agrees to visit La Toya but can he convince her to testify – and is he putting his career on the line?