Cherry and Elaine struggle to deal with the effects that secrets have had on their lives, forcing Cherry to make a huge decision about her future.
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Morning. You're in early.
Mine's usually the first car here.
I've got some things I needed to sort out.
Oh! This computer's so slow this morning.
-Just give me five minutes and I'll be ready for my first patient.
Any post for me?
I don't think so. Are you expecting something?
-What's up with Janis Joplin?
-Nothing. No idea.
Does Dr Cassidy like folk music?
Honestly, Freya, must you take everything I say so literally?
-It is exhausting.
Are you ready for your first patient? Mrs Whitaker got here early.
-Yeah. That's fine. Mrs Whitaker, good morning. Would you like to follow me?
-I can't believe we can't tell anyone about last night.
-Well, we can't.
-It was so, like, Jeremy Kyle.
Imogen, we're professionals.
Discretion is the first thing you have to learn in this job.
Right. It takes a while, does it?
Cherry, I know how difficult things are right now between you and Jimmi.
It's more than just difficult, Julia.
That's no reason to resign.
I need a fresh start, Julia.
I need to go somewhere where I don't know anyone.
Where I'm not going to see him every day.
-He really loves you.
-Julia, please, don't.
He was just trying to protect you, I told you that.
Julia, with all respect, you're not really in a position to be objective here.
You lied to me too.
Yeah, but I did what I thought was best, for both of you.
Take some leave. Think it...
I have thought about it, Julia. I'm sorry, but I've made up my mind.
-Morning, Doctor Granger.
-What can I get for you?
-Coffee would be fine, thanks.
Coming right up, sir.
-What are you doing?
-What does it look like?
-Stop, Fiona, stop.
-I'll go without it if I have to.
You can't give me the silent treatment for two days and walk out without a word.
-Get out of my way, Harrison!
I love you, Fiona. Please.
Don't ask me not to fight for that.
-I love you and... I thought you loved me.
Even if you love me just a little bit,
you'll stay and hear me out.
What for? So you can fill my head with lies?
Look, when you found that message from Elaine,
I came clean. I could have lied about that, but I didn't.
And what if I hadn't found the message?
-You'd have kept on seeing her behind my back.
-You would have.
I knew it was wrong. I was going to end it.
-And I'm supposed to take your word for that, am I?
I know I'm asking a lot, but yes.
Do you know, it made me absolutely sick...
to my stomach betraying you.
I just couldn't stand it any longer.
That last message you saw, the only reason I'd arranged to meet her was to break it off.
You're my life.
There is no-one that comes close to you.
Why would I jeopardise that?
Please just come and sit down.
You love working here. We love having you here. You can't just up and leave.
However you're feeling now, it will improve with time.
I wish I could believe that, Heston.
I'm sorry, I'm confused. Why can't you stay exactly?
-I just told you.
-Because Jimmi lied to you?
And you're so fragile you simply have to flee.
-I didn't expect you to understand.
-Oh, I understand perfectly.
What's that supposed to mean?
Well, it's obvious, isn't it? This isn't about Jimmi's lie. It's about Eva.
You're afraid he's still in love with her and that's what you can't stand.
What? I'm just being honest.
-I'm sure that's one thing Cherry's not going to miss about working here.
-What does Jimmi think?
I haven't told him. I've not seen him today.
I thought you should all know.
We just click. You can't throw all that away over one stupid mistake.
I'm not the one who threw it away.
Don't say that. Don't talk like there's no coming back from this.
You slept with someone else, Harrison.
What did you think would happen?
But it didn't mean anything.
She was nothing compared to you, you know that, Fee.
-She was...she was a distraction.
-Is that what you said to her?
-It's what Elaine does, she goes after married men.
So you're saying it's all her fault?
She finds a weakness in a relationship and she targets it
until she gets exactly what she wants.
You talked to her, about us.
No, I would never do that.
What I'm saying is I didn't have to.
We both know things have been stressful lately,
with the pregnancy, worrying about the future.
I may not always show it...
..but I'm scared too.
And I hate to say this,
but it has changed you.
I'm not criticising, I understand, but...
..it's like you don't want to touch me any more.
I need things too, Fiona, I can't help that.
I know I've been selfish, and if I could take it all back, I would,
but you have to believe me,
I never ever wanted to hurt you.
Please...give me another chance.
KNOCK ON DOOR
-I'm not interrupting anything, am I?
-No. Just clearing away my stuff.
-I thought I'd bring you a cup of the great British remedy for all discernable ills.
You know, when Lily and I broke up, it was very difficult.
Seeing her every day.
It wasn't easy.
I dare say it helped us move on without rancour.
I know what you're saying, Heston.
But...you and Lily, you weren't in love any more.
I can't say the same about me and Jimmi.
Then you owe it to yourself to stay.
Jimmi will do whatever it takes to put things right.
It's too late for that, Heston.
He didn't just lie to me once,
he lied to me every time we spoke about Eva.
About how she died, about the house...
He was honour-bound to keep silent.
He told Julia.
He obviously didn't trust me enough to tell me the truth and...
I-I can't trust him any more.
"The course of true love never did run smooth."
I'm going to miss you, Heston.
I'll miss you too.
If you must move on.
For better or worse you can't erase the past...
..and nor should you.
I'm sorry I can't do this.
-No, I can't act like there's nothing wrong, even if you can.
-That's not what I'm doing.
-When are you going to admit...
-Admit to what?
Things haven't been right between us, not for a long time.
That's not true.
You said yourself, the only reason that woman came on to you
-is because she could see how unhappy you were.
-That's not what I said.
We only tried for this baby to save our marriage,
it hasn't worked.
If anything it's only made things worse.
You know I'm right.
That's why I have to go.
-I'll be at my mothers.
-You can't do this to me!
The truth is, I don't like who I am when I'm with you.
This is still our baby, Harrison, I'd never take that away from you.
In time you'll see I'm doing this for all our sakes.
I'll be in touch.
OK, Bye-bye now.
-What's wrong with the stool?
I thought it would make it more comfortable, but it's stuck.
Ok. You need to lift it up here and lift yourself up while you do it.
Here, jump up, I'll show you.
OK, so, it's this lever here
and then it works on a hydraulic mechanism.
-That's really clever.
-So it's just this one here?
-I'm so sorry!
I'm such an idiot!
It's OK, it was an accident. It's fine, don't worry. Ah!
-OK. I'll just put that there.
-I'm still in shock.
-So am I.
I wouldn't say it to her face, but I think it's dead wrong of her.
She's killed a proper relationship and for what?
-Jimmi's one of the good ones.
-He deserves a second chance.
-She shouldn't be quitting her job over this?
Erm, this is all I could find.
Bit small, isn't it? Must be Jimmi's.
-It's just till I get back.
-It's all right.
OK. What do you think?
Erm, put your jacket over it.
-I'll be as quick as I can.
-No, it's fine, it was my fault.
Don't be silly. Take it.
-What size are you?
Of course you are.
So how did Jimmi react?
How do you think? He was mortified.
-He had no idea that she was thinking of leaving.
She really should have told him herself.
-Yeah, I agree, that wasn't very fair of her.
-It was so embarrassing.
Tell me about it, I didn't know where to put myself.
OK that's it! If you've all got something to say,
at least have the courtesy to say it to my face.
I've had it up to here with everyone criticising and moralising
as though they've never done anything wrong.
-No, Karen. I think you've talked enough for one day.
OK. It's official, I slept with a married man.
Is it despicable? Yes. Am I proud of it? No,
but unless you want to stick a scarlet letter to my chest,
I suggest you stop whispering behind my back and move on.
We weren't talking about you, Elaine.
-We were talking about Cherry. She's leaving The Mill.
Immie and I haven't said a word about Tuesday, Elaine, I swear.
-When were you going to tell me?
-But not before everyone else.
-Is that what you're upset about?
-No, this is crazy.
-You don't have to leave cos of me.
-It's just a job.
You've got friends here.
I'll make new friends.
Why are you doing this? Are you trying to punish me? Is that it?
-It's not about you, Jimmi.
-Then what's it about?
It's about moving on.
And then, right in front of us,
she just goes on about Elaine being this complete Jezebel, didn't she?
And how she's got to, "Stay away from her husband!"
What did Elaine say to all this?
Well, she didn't deny it.
You would, wouldn't you?
-You'd totally deny it if it wasn't true.
-We don't know the whole story.
This woman could be a bunny boiler!
She's pregnant and her husband's cheating on her.
-Yeah, right out to here!
That's appalling! How could anyone do that to a pregnant woman?
I'm just saying, even by my standards, that's a step too far.
Well, the way I see it, he's the one who betrayed his wife, not Elaine.
So, that's Elaine's off the hook then, is it?
No, I'm just saying that perhaps we're being a bit harsh.
If everybody who saw a wedding ring just said, "No, thank you",
there wouldn't be any affairs. In my book they're both a disgrace.
I'd never ask you to resign.
-It's my choice to leave The Mill.
-Neither of us should have to leave.
So you think we can go back to us just being colleagues?
Yes, if we have to.
But I'm not ready to give up on us yet
and call me crazy if you want, but I don't think you are either.
Zara said something earlier that really got under my skin.
She said I was using your lie about Eva as a smoke screen.
That my real problem is that I'm jealous.
-Zara doesn't know what she's talking about.
-She's right, Jimmi.
I am jealous.
And I'm scared.
that...you're only with me because Eva's not here.
That's not true.
OK, so if she was going to walk through that door right now
and say that she loved you, what would you say?
I'd say I've moved on.
I'm not going to pretend that it wasn't love.
I've too much respect for you for that.
I loved Eva, just like you loved Scott,
but what we have now, I mean, it's so much more.
I didn't think it was possible, but it's true.
I want to marry you.
Want to spend the rest of my life with you.
If you can honestly tell me that isn't what you want,
then fine I'll walk away.
But I need to hear you say it.
-KNOCK ON DOOR
-I just got you another white one.
-Any comment on the outfit?
-Yeah, a student asked me out.
He wasn't bad looking!
You want me to say that I don't love you any more to make things easier.
I can't do that...
..cos I still love you.
But...it's like you said, I loved Scott.
And if he was still alive I'd probably just be stuck in his mess.
I don't understand.
What I'm saying...
..is that when it comes to men I let my guard down...
..and I can't do that any more.
You can't compare me to a drug dealer.
You're nothing like Scott.
But if it's possible, you could hurt me even more than he did
cos my feelings for you are so much stronger.
I've got to protect myself from that.
No, you don't have to. I swear I'll never hurt you again.
You didn't mean to hurt me before and you did.
I know, I can't believe I've messed this up.
I'll never forget what we had.
Well, if it's over then it's over. I not going to...
I'm not going to try and change your mind.
I just want you to do just one thing for me.
Please don't resign just yet.
If working with me is too hard, then fine, walk away.
But just give it a chance before you go.
Erm, about earlier...
-I'm really busy Elaine.
-I just wanted to explain.
You don't owe me an explanation.
I feel I do.
Elaine, like I said, I'm really busy.
I have this report due and I need to get on with it.
So, if you don't mind.
These arrived for you. There's a note.
Did you see that?
Oh, never a dull moment.
Seems like such a waste.
I think I can live with it.
Besides, nobody would know the difference.
-I guess it'll be our little secret, won't it?
-Yes. I guess it will.
-Can I leave you to lock up?
-Have a good night, sir.
-You too, Miss Porter.
Julia, I really think we should talk.
I'm sure it can wait until tomorrow.
Actually I don't think it can.
I've had a rough day, I just want to go home, Elaine.
You've had a rough day?
Am I supposed to feel sorry for you?
No, but I could use a friend right now.
Well, I expect that woman whose marriage you've ruined
probably feels the same way.
Julia, I know you've got personal experience with this.
So should I be worried, about my position here?
-I don't believe you just said that.
I'm a professional, Elaine.
What you do in your personal life is none of my business.
Now, if you you'll excuse me.
I know what I did was wrong.
Well, that's something I suppose.
-But, you've done it before.
-You know, once I could understand.
I'm not condoning it,
but these things happen. You can't help who you fall in love with.
But you carried on with a married man AGAIN
and one who is going to have a child.
I didn't know she was pregnant until she came here.
Well, you know, Elaine, children are quite common in marriage,
all the more reason to steer clear.
Look, I know it's no excuse,
but he told me his relationship was in trouble.
-So you thought you'd be the final nail in the coffin?
I thought what he wanted me to think, that his marriage needed to end.
-Then you should have waited until he ended it.
You're right, Julia, but I believed his lies and I lost my head.
-Like I said, it's none of my business.
What you think matters a great deal.
Then I'm sorry, Elaine, but I'm really disappointed in you.
I thought you were a nicer person than that.
I thought you were more considerate.
There's nothing you can say
that can make me feel any worse than I do already.
In which case, nothing left to talk about, is there?
I'll see you tomorrow.
I'm just taking some time off. I don't know where I'm going.
I might get a cheap package holiday. Somewhere hot, hopefully.
How long will you be gone for?
I've got to be back for my nursing update course.
But presumably you'll be back here after that?
-Can't believe you're going.
Look after yourselves, OK?
And look after Jimmi.
Promise you'll keep in touch.
Yeah, I'll send you a post card to make you all jealous.
You're really leaving?
Hi, did you get my note?
We are getting a divorce.
Did you hear what I said?
I thought you'd be pleased. I thought this is what you wanted?
At what point did you hear me say the words, "I want you to leave your wife"?
I just assumed.
Yes, that's what you said...
You said your last relationship broke down
because a married man refused to commit to you.
I was with him for years, Harrison, not just a few weeks
and HIS wife wasn't pregnant!
Thanks for telling me that one by the way.
I was going to let you know.
Before or after you'd spilled your guts to Fiona?
-There was no avoiding it.
-She gets suspicious and you tell everything?
I'm sorry, I thought it was the right thing to do.
She came to my place of work.
I didn't know she was going to do that.
Do you have any idea how humiliated I was today?
What about me? I'm the one who's lost something here, Elaine.
My marriage is over and she is carrying my child.
That's right. You've wrecked your life, Fiona's, the baby's and mine.
-And for what? A meaningless fling.
-Don't say that.
Oh, grow up, Harrison! What did you think this was?
The world's greatest love affair? It was just sex, that's all.
That's not true. You have feelings for me, I know you do.
Not any more. Get out.
-I said get out!
-I'll throw some things into a bag for you.
-No you won't! I'm not going.
There are some things I know about you that have not passed my lips.
-I was just giving Imogen some image advice.
Admit it, no-one's going to take you seriously with that hair!
-Do you think he needs to be in hospital?
I'm not going to hospital.
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Cherry and Elaine struggle to deal with the effects that secrets have had on their lives, forcing Cherry to make a huge decision about her future, whilst Elaine has to deal with the fallout when her affair with Harrison is revealed.