The usually unflappable Alan is under pressure, thanks to a disastrous panto rehearsal that sees Eddie winding up Neil, Lynda changing her lines and Susan using the stage to promote the benefits of kefir. When Jazzer misses his cue, it’s the final straw for Alan, who snaps and delivers a few home truths. Has he overstepped the mark? And could he have a mutiny on his hands?
Elsewhere, Lilian is hurt when Shula questions how much she really knew about Matt’s scams. Pip confides in Elizabeth about the strain of keeping her secret - particularly lying to Jill. And the Pargeter twins celebrate their eighteenth birthday with a touching emotional gift from their mum.
Thanks to fleetingeileenm from the Bowman Board