An ageing former actress and model undergoes a cosmetic procedure which leaves her with infected wounds on her legs. Her daughter assumes that her photographer father has been having an affair; in fact, the mother has. A widow working as a lorry driver takes her baby daughter in the cab with her. She crashes because of an overtaking car; she is taken to hospital but it is some time before the baby is retrieved from the lorry unharmed. Ash clashes with Eddie on his first day back at work and tells Charlie he is considering taking up a lecturer's job. Eddie learns she has passed her exams. Rachel encourages Mike to attempt a reconciliation with his wife.