Eric admits to Rodney that he would be devastated if he lost Gloria over his affair with Glynis. When Rodney offers some re-assuring advice Eric is not so sure. Fearing the worst, he decides her has some grovelling do and begs Gloria to give their marriage a second chance. Eric thinks he is hearing things when she tells him to continue the affair. Confused by Gloria's strange logic, Eric refuses to go along with it but as the women run his life he realises he has little choice in the matter. Glynis has been fundamental to his campaign developments so far, and they cannot afford to lose her help. Marlon is put out by Tricia's odd behaviour to her mother, as Steph has been keen to help out as much as possible with the wedding preparations. Stubborn Tricia finally agrees that Steph can be involved but only on her own terms. Steph is touched by Marlon's caring nature. It is clear she has taken a real shine to her future son in law. There are rumours in the village that Edith's sister Elsie has gone back to New Zealand putting Marlon and Tricia's dream home on the market. Tricia contemplates whether they should put in an offer, but sensible Marlon reminds her that they have already lost thousands on the house. Cain has been watching the blossoming relationship between his ex Angie and Syd from afar until now. He decides to confront Angie about it, making it clear he is jealous. She re-buffs his childish remarks. Mack's food poisoning scare is playing havoc at The Woolpack as Diane has to tell Betty off for bringing in her own packed lunch. Zoe has been feeling under the weather for days. But she faces village gossip to attend Ashley's service, but during the mass Zoe is overwhelmed by a strangle feeling. Dizzy, she is worried that she is going to be sick and leaves immediately.


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