Shirley is concerned when she realises that Linda is still convinced that Mick isn’t over Whitney. In a bid to reassure her, she invites Woody and Whitney for a Carter family lunch to smooth things over. Linda gets tipsy, however, and starts flirting with Woody to try and wind up Mick. As the atmosphere gets more awkward, Linda snaps and furiously tells Woody what’s been going on.
Lauren is back in the Square and launches herself into wedding planning. After finding out that the register office wants to push the date back, Lauren has a wobble. Things are only made worse when she tries on her dress and the stress of what’s going on gets to her. Breaking down, Lauren tells Abi that Steven isn’t well. Lauren confronts Steven and tells him it’s time he told Ian and Jane about his condition.
Sharon is desperate to get Phil and Jay back on track and she talks to Phil about making amends with him. Visiting Jay, Sharon insists that he’s part of the family. Later, Jay is left stunned when he gets a surprise visitor…
Also, Stacey finds out why Max is in a snappy mood after he rows with Carmel. Jane and Ian are shocked when they discover that Bobby has put them on his call list.