Anna calls a family meeting at No 6 and Owen apologises for ruining the christening, but maintains his stance that Katy is too young to be a surrogate and will be unable to give up the baby. Gary, Izzy and Katy insist that they’ve considered everything and are going through with it. Owen clocks Chesney’s doubts and later urges him to voice his fears. Chesney feels he should support Katy’s decision, but he has second thoughts when Owen tells him the dangers Katy could be facing.
Karl tells Sunita he was fired and it was Eva’s fault ,so Sunita’s has a go at Eva in front of Rob. Eva denies that she was behind Karl’s cock up. Sunita then seeks Karl’s assurance that their affair has been worth all the turmoil. Karl hides his ambivalence. Later in the factory Eva’s bragging to the girls about her spat, when Rob calls her into his office and the smile is soon wiped off her face.
Tracy bans Michelle from having any contact with Amy. Steve tells her in no uncertain terms that her little games won’t split up him and Michelle.
Also, Tommy tries to help Tyrone get over Kirsty; tension begins to mount as Kevin’s DIY spree starts to grate on Paul and Eileen.
*Second Episode, 8.30pm*
Katy warns Chesney not to make her choose between him and his sister. Later Gary catches Owen telling Chesney to stand his ground with Katy. Chesney insists Owen isn’t getting him to do his dirty work, his fears are his own. Later as Katy rails at Chesney he begins to soften and when Gary and Izzy arrive Katy confirms, with his blessing, that she still wants to be their surrogate. Anna meanwhile turns on Owen for sneaking to Chesney.
Eva waits for Rob after work to apologise. She tells him she’d even understand if he wanted to rehire Karl. Rob lets her off the hook. Eve’s glad of the truce, however uneasy she feels it is.
During a night at the Rovers and irritated by Rob having a laugh with Steve and Michelle, Eva makes her excuses for an early night. She’s delighted when Rob promises they’ll do something special tomorrow. Later, he has a nightcap alone with Stella and she pours her heart out; there’s clearly more than a spark between them.
Also, Tyrone’s working all hours and when Tommy tackles him about it he confesses he can’t face being in the house without Kirsty.