Rita's shaken up after the burglary. Norris is concerned for her. Dev's scruffy and unshaven. Amber arrives in the shop and insists on taking over while he goes and smartens himself up. Rita covers up for Stacy to the police pretending she's no idea who was behind the burglary. The journalist from the Gazette calls to see Maria. Sarah enjoys humiliating Maria by telling him how Tyrone's dumped her. The journalist asks Maria out for a drink. Rita tells Fred and Stacy they've got to tell the police the truth. Stacy finally agrees. Deirdre's fuming when Tracy dumps Amy on her and disappears out. David gets chatting to Jo who's moved into the flat above the bookies. Rita tells the police the truth about Stacy and her violent partner Stuart. However when the police go to question Stacy she's disappeared. Amber calls in the shop again. She tells Steve he's not bad looking for 40! Tyrone and Molly take the burger van for a practice run. Molly makes it obvious she fancies Tyrone. Dev offers Amber a job working in the corner shop. Amber accepts. Tracy spends the afternoon in bed with Charlie. He suggests she moves in with him.
Writer: David Lane