Andy does his best to remain calm as talk of Phelan’s attack spreads. With his nerves in shreds, will he be able to hide the gruesome truth from Steph and the police, or are they onto him?
And will Phelan make a recovery, or is it now a murder investigation?
Meanwhile, Mary returns home having failed to find the missing piece of her past. She tells Norris, Dev and Erica that she’s calling off the search, but can Norris encourage her to persevere?
Elsewhere, shrouded in grief, Gail shows Bethany the haul of presents that she’d bought for Michael and wonders how on earth she’ll get through Christmas. Sarah reveals that she’s bought tickets to a gig as a Christmas treat. But when it becomes apparent that she’s invited Gary too, Bethany hides her dismay.
Also, having entered a busy club, Billy, Todd, Sinead and a reluctant Chesney hit the dance floor while David remains at the bar. A woman called Shona parks herself next to him and tries to chat him up, but David is unresponsive. However, things turn from bad to worse for David when he makes a shocking discovery.