Sean's mum returns from hols oblivious to the bombshell awaiting her and is keen to tell all about her holiday. When Sean confronts her about Brian, Maureen first tries to lie her way out of it then confesses but doesn't see why it is a big deal. Sean is incredulous as she reveals the truth about his real dad - he is a plumber called Paul Jones. Sean is numb and asks her to leave. Steve starts to look to the future and asks Eileen if she would consider being the licensee if he were to open a new mini-cab firm away from Lloyd. Eileen says she would but can't see how splitting up Streetcars can be that straightforward. Steve is so buoyed up with the idea of a new firm that he can't see Lloyd being too much of a problem but Lloyd has told Kelly that he has plans too. Gail is still struggling to teach David at home and is concerned about what will happen when she goes back to work. Audrey comes up with the ideal solution - Ken Barlow tutoring David. Gail gets Ken's agreement but David is shocked at the proposal. Shelley confides in Betty that a vacancy has arisen for a manager at another pub and she is seriously considering it. Molly and Tyrone are keen to help out Diggory as the bakery business continues to struggle and they offer themselves as volunteer staff. Sean confesses to Eileen, Jamie and Violet that he thinks he is better off without any family after discovering the truth about his parentage.
Writer: Chris Fewtrell