‘I feel like I’ve opened the door and all the bad stuff is pouring out and I can’t make it stop,’ says Paul as this superb drama draws to a close.

But when the troubled dad admits to Alison that he is struggling to see a way forward for their marriage, things are looking bleak…

Poor Rebecca is drawn into the mess too as she’s decided not to go to university so she can be around for Joe. Meanwhile, after Maurice tries to hide from Louise, they have a heart-to-heart.

After a devastating incident at the school concert, can the extended Hughes clan find any peace? Fingers crossed for a third series.