It’s the eve of the wedding and Carla now knows she has to get out of this. Meeting with her solicitor Carla hears how Frank could make life very difficult for her and is advised to make the split as amicable as possible. Full of anxious determination she heads off and confronts Frank. Putting the blame firmly on herself she reveals her doubts and she finally tells Frank she can’t marry him, leaving him devastated.
Steve‘s stressed as the two women in his life fight to bleed him dry, Becky through the divorce and Tracy with her demands for a flat. But when Lloyd accuses Tracy of being no better than Becky, it’s a slap in the face.
Sean attempts to apologise to Marcus for their row, but Marcus stops him; he was pushing too hard to adopt and would rather forget it. But Sean isn’t happy to let this lie.
Also, when Rita finds her car has been boxed in (by Kirsty, who thinks it’s Tina’s car) she calmly leaves a polite note. Irked, Tina replaces it with a new note which is far from polite.
*Second eisode, 8.30pm*
Carla’s news is a slap in the face for Frank who storms out of the factory. Witnessing his anger Peter heads inside where Carla reveals she’s called the wedding off because of him.
Back at the flat Frank’s waiting for Carla, having worked out why she’s been seeing her solicitor. His blood boiling Frank refuses to walk away. So Carla admits her feelings for Peter. Losing it Frank grabs her… When we next see Carla she’s lying on the floor traumatised. She calls Maria, who races round. As she breaks down Carla reveals the horrible truth about Frank.
Believing he’s depriving Marcus of being a dad Sean tells Marcus he’s ending it because they’re too different.
Under pressure from Deirdre, Tracy tries to prove to Steve she’s grown up, telling him she’s decided to stay at No 1. Pretending it’s a selfless decision she claims she doesn’t want to put him under any more pressure.
Also, when Tina sees Kirsty leaving Tyrone‘s she’s realises the girl she’s been feuding with is his new girlfriend. Legging it towards her car she attempts to remove the rude note…