Following his confession to Gail, David has decided that there is no point in pretending he is going to school. Gail is devastated when he refuses point-blank to put on his uniform and instead walks out of the house leaving her frustrated and clueless about what to do with her wayward son. Audrey comes up with a suggestion that might just make David change his mind. Tracy is trying her best to make a go of things with Charlie but can’t get the image of him kissing Shelley out of her head. Charlie knows he has got work to do trying to make amends but he is determined to put on a united front and Deirdre and Ken are forced to ‘enjoy’ a drink with them at the Rovers. Sally is frustrated that Rosie does not want to go to Paris with the family but her mind is put at rest when Rita says that Rosie can stay with her. However, Rosie and Craig had been planning a romantic weekend on their own and are not too impressed by the idea of Rita babysitting. Fred can’t think straight after Audrey’s declaration of love and uses the excuse of needing a bit of pre-wedding grooming to nip across to the salon. Audrey manages to get rid of Maria and once she is on her own with Fred she tells him that she would marry him if he asked her. Fred is thrown into turmoil.
Writer: Carmel Morgan