As Todd lies battered and semi-conscious, a passer-by calls an ambulance. The police contact Eileen and Jason, explaining he’s in hospital after suffering a vicious assault. Wracked with guilt and blaming herself for abandoning him, Eileen tells Todd how sorry she is for letting him down.

Cilla cooks a lovely meal for Fiz, Tyrone, Chesney, Sinead, Beth and Kirk. Chesney thaws towards his mum and invites her to stay with them at No 5.

Tim confesses to Anna he’s illiterate and has to find a way of getting out of the school auction. Anna offers to help him learn to read and gives him a sympathetic hug. Sally watches, intrigued.

In the bistro, Mark regales Katy with heroic tales of his time as a paramedic and Katy’s enthralled.