Mark stops Ryan from leaving

Ryan is excitedly packing for Dubai when Mark arrives saying there’s no longer a job there for him. Later, Nathan is puzzled when he witnesses them rowing and is stunned when Ryan angrily tells him why. Nathan comes to the conclusion that his dad has had an affair with Faye and confronts him, panicked Mark admits he had a relationship with Faye, but claims it happened six months ago. Natasha urges Nathan to keep it to himself and Mark’s saddened when he tells him he’s lost all respect for him. Mark tries to talk to Natasha but she assures him the truth will come out sooner or later.

David is happy that Pollard seems to be back to his old self now that he’s back in business. However, Terry is less than pleased at the prospect of his new partners and desperately hopes they’ll change their minds and withdraw the offer.

Jimmy notices Carl is completely besotted with Chas, as Katie decides to throw a party. When all the girls talk about men, Chas is awkward but says she’s very happy with Paddy and won’t be led astray.

Also, Jimmy is starting to get tired of being ordered around by Nicola and feels terrible about throwing Carl out.

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