Michelle’s grateful to Steve when he persuades Liz to give her back her job at the pub. It’s clear he fancies her and after a chat with Sean Michelle admits she likes him too. She plucks up her courage and goes to ask Steve out on a date but Michelle’s stopped in her tracks when she hears him talking about her to his mum. She’s shocked as his derogatory comments are not what she expected to hear and deeply hurt Michelle rushes away before she can hear him say what he really thinks of her. Has Steve blown his chances with Michelle? Fiz and Kirk are in love again after he wooed her with his romantic love poem, but Fiz’s bubble is burst when Rita tells her his lyrics have been pinched form a well known song. Fiz is furious and their relationship is back on the rocks. What will Kirk come up with this time to win his love back round? It’s the morning after the night before for Frankie and as she wakes up on the sofa, fully clothed, Jamie and Violet tease her about her date with handsome stranger Liam. Frankie’s sure nothing will come of it but Liam’s back on the street keen to take her on a second date. Elsewhere, Ashley is growing increasingly concerned about how Claire is coping with her mother’s illness. He does his best to encourage her to open up but it’s clear he’s struggling to get through to his wife. And as David and Craig discuss the impending start of the new school year, David makes it clear he has no intention of playing the ideal pupil.
Writer: Carmel Morgan