Daniel steps up the amount of drugs he’s feeding Ste and Abi is angry about the state Ste’s in. Abi is desperate to keep Lucas and realises that time is running out. Abi asks Ste to run away with her and he’s stunned. Daniel’s plan finally comes together when an exhausted Ste nearly shakes Lucas to stop him crying and he persuades Ste to hand Lucas over to him.
Darren asks Neville if he can have the day off work to celebrate his birthday but it soon dawns on him that he’s got no one to celebrate it with. Hannah feels sorry for her hubby and arranges a surprise birthday party in The Dog. Meanwhile, Steph offers to organise a birthday meal and secretly plans to reunite Darren with Jack.
Steph feels unsure about her ability to be a good girlfriend and goes cold on a surprised Fernando. Steph loosens up when Fernando takes her for a romantic picnic. Steph storms off when she mistakenly thinks Fernando’s laughing at her but he wins her round by setting up the picnic outside the flat and telling her how much he wants to be with her.
Also, Josh discovers he hasn’t got into university in London.