That gas explosion has got a lot to answer for.
Apart from all the damage to the Square and loss of life, it was also the catalyst that threw Bex and Gethin together, ending with that ill-advised kiss as she tended to his cuts and bruises.
Now things are about to get really complicated as Bex refuses to take no for an answer from her irresponsible music teacher (yes, we do blame you, Mr Pryce, for letting it happen in the first place).
The sight of Gethin getting cosy in the café with Sonia is enough to send Bex into a complete tailspin. She hastily cobbles together a plan B with the help of an unwitting Shakil, who she snogs in front of her gobsmacked mum and Mr Pryce.
Gethin tells Bex that this has to stop – and as if to prove the point, he gets up close and personal with Sonia on the family sofa, leaving poor lovesick Rebecca distraught.
It takes Michelle, of all people, to spot that Bex has a crush on her tutor and – taking heed – Sonia vows to cool down her relationship.
Realising what a dangerous position he’s put himself in – with the very real possibility of him losing his job and even going to prison – Mr Pryce pleads with Bex not to tell anyone about their secret snog.
And it looks as though Sonia’s romance is over before it’s even begun when she tells Mr P they shouldn’t see each other.
But as Bex apologises to Gethin and he agrees to tutor her, can they make this unusual family unit work?
Michelle smells trouble
Michelle’s already told Tom that – with his spotted tie and snazzy, smart shirts – he’s a bit full-on.
But last week’s altercation over the flowers and the subsequent surreptitious stalking clearly aren’t the end of the affair as far as Tom’s concerned.
He ups the gift ante with a large box of macaroons, and it gets creepier when Michelle receives a scarf that she worries may have once belonged to his wife.
Might we suggest that Phil is just the person to sort this out before Tom takes things any further. Go on, Sharon, let him off the leash – especially now the Mitchells are receiving anonymous phone calls…
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