It’s Shirley’s turn to give evidence at Dean’s trial and she considers buying booze to help her through the day until Denise talks her out of it. After confiding in Kathy and Denise about her worries, she heads to the court with Denise by her side.
Later, Shirley admits to Mick that it didn’t go well at the trial and she blames herself for being a bad mother. Shirley joins Roxy in The Vic, where they learn the jury’s verdict will be revealed tomorrow. Linda can’t help worrying that Dean will be found innocent.
Meanwhile, Buster grows frustrated when he feels pushed away by Shirley, but his mood picks up when Kathy invites him to a family dinner. Jane realises there is something going on between the pair and warns Kathy to be careful.
Elsewhere, Carmel starts to have doubts about taking on the market enforcement officer job, but Kush assures her she’ll be great.