Roy is concerned about Tom after their discussion last night. He’s relieved when he finally tracks Tom down. Tom reassures Roy that he’s feeling better and that work will help get him through.
Lilian’s going to visit Paul at his home in Watford, taking flowers and a bottle of wine to cheer him up. Ready to go, she’s surprised when Matt comes in. Flustered, Lilian explains that she’s going to visit James, saying.the gifts are for him.
Later on, Paul’s taken aback by Lilian’s surprise visit, especially as Celia storms out of his house just as Lilian arrives. Celia warns Lilian that, if she’s Paul’s new girlfriend, she doesn’t know what she’s letting herself in for. Paul quickly regains his composure and says that at least Lilian can now see what he’s up against!
In her haste, Celia drops her car keys in the street as she’s leaving Paul’s. They’re handed back to her by Matt. Matt then rings the office and tells Brenda to cancel his afternoon meeting as he doesn’t know when he’ll be back.
At a meal out, Paul asks Lilian never to leave him, pointing out she’s all he’s got left. When he begs her to stay longer, Lilian agrees to stay until the evening. She rings Matt to say she’ll be back later from James’ than planned. Matt tells her not to rush; he’ll be back late himself.
WRITER: Joanna Toye
DIRECTOR: Vanessa Whitburn