Will Joel be able to protect his mother?

Joel’s mum begs Theresa not to tell Joel his stepfather’s been hitting her, but despite Joel’s efforts Mick manages to win Marie back.

Myra decides it time to confront her daughter, Mercedes plays a blinder but it’s not enough to deceive her shrewd mother. Will Myra keep the secret and protect her family?

It’s clear the Kanes are struggling when Ash is unable to pay the rent.

Also, worrying about Phoebe, Jacqui seeks help from Frankie who suggests Phoebe and Esther study together.