Faye is pleased when she witnesses Ryan and Mark having a friendly chat as it’s clear Mark is starting to feel drawn towards his son. Later, Katie asks Ryan for a drink telling Leyla she wants to see if he’s serious about her, while Ryan’s gutted as he realises Leyla and David will be joining them. When the date doesn’t go well, Katie reveals she only asked him out to make Nathan jealous. Faye is further encouraged later when Mark tells her Ryan is a credit to her – he’s clearly fighting his paternal instincts.
Moira seems convinced that Zak will sort Aaron out. Chas is appalled when Zak and Lisa tell her that Aaron tried to blackmail Holly, they drag him to the station to retract his statement.
Diane is outraged at Val’s deception and David’s stunned when they arrive home early having been ejected from the flight after getting frisky on the plane! Diane grudgingly agrees not to bar Val from the pub when she explains the motivation behind her scheming and explains she was just trying to right all her wrongs.
Also, Ashley reveals the details of his rivalry with his nemesis Vincent Spode and claims they have unfinished business.