Karl’s unnerved as he and Stella look round the pub. After a run-in with Jason he’s further on edge and desperate to seal his win over the battle for Stella he stuns her with a shock proposal. Sensing his desperation, Stella starts to worry.

As the train pulls away, taking her man with it, Eileen’s gutted. Returning home she decides it’s time to move on. But when Paul returns to the street, having witnessed her station dash, Eileen’s heart soars. He loves her, but needs to know that she can cope with him being a fireman.

At the Barlows’, Rob lords it over Peter, Deirdre’s taken in, but Ken can see through him and tells Peter he doesn’t want him near the family. Peter tells Ken not to worry, he has a plan.

Also, as Gary and Tina talk Izzy through what happened at the antenatal class Anna can see the bond they’re striking up. She’s relieved when Izzy suggests maybe she should go with them next time.