Roy, 44, tries to make amends with his estranged wife before being viciously attacked by a crowd of men. He phones the surgery and Niamh visits him at work – a scrap yard. But things turn dark when Niamh realises she has been drugged. A chase ensues until Roy traps her. He reveals the reason his wife left him- he raped her. In a last desperate ploy, Niamh manages to escape.
Nick Reynolds arrives at the Mill to film his documentary, but Franc upstages a frustrated Howard. When a patient is abusive to Valerie, Howard throws the man out but when he spots Nick handing cash over to the abusive patient, he realises the incident was a fix. But Nick shows Howard some footage and convinces him to let the documentary go ahead.