Ayesha tries to convince Valerie to not get involved with Ashley. Zara gets drawn into a domestic situation with two neighbours, but can she make a difference?
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-Oh! Let me help you up.
-I can manage. Thank you!
There's no need to be like that. I was only trying to help.
-Did you leave that there?
-What a thing to say.
-Are you accusing me of something?
You want to be more careful, love.
-You all right?
-Good morning, Ian.
-Let's just go.
-Where you going? Can I come?
-No, mate, you can't.
-I never get invited to your things.
Ha-ha. I'll be seeing you later then! Ha-ha.
I just wanted to apologise.
I think I went on and on about the PPG meeting yesterday.
You were just enthusiastic.
Well, Karen pointed out that I may have gone a little bit overboard.
It's fine. It must have made a real impression.
It was a bit of a distraction, actually. Ashley being there...
-Are we still talking about Ashley?
No, I'm not going on about him! He is well and truly behind me.
I was just explaining to Ben,
that I'm not even thinking about Ashley any more.
-By talking about him?
-Yes. No. I mean...
I'm not talking about him, that's the point I'm making.
I love it here.
Bit of peace and quiet.
Tell that to the lump you live next door to.
-Don't let him bother you.
-He bothers you!
Well...you've got to give him his due. He fought for his country.
Do I? We've all been through stuff, I don't know how you put up with it.
You've got to get on.
You can't let people like that ruin things.
Let's forget about him?
Thank you very much.
-You all right?
-Sounds it. Is it your mum?
-Anything we can do?
I think we've reached the limit of your expertise on this subject.
-I was just telling you what I know.
-I know, I know. I appreciate it Ben.
You and Rob, you made it abundantly clear there are no laws,
no authorities, nothing,
which protects innocent people from those sharks.
I can't believe they can get away with it.
They are not getting away with it. Mark my words.
It's going to require a delicate touch,
something with a bit of guile.
-Play them at their own game?
You got something in mind?
Not yet... Not yet...
Bit of a day for it.
Oi! You better not be coming out with that face later!
What face? This is my face?
You're painting Letherbridge red tonight?
Yeah, we are. Sorry, Ben, it's a girls' night, though.
I'm sorry, but I don't think I'm in the mood.
No! You might meet someone. Someone who deserves you.
I suppose. If this whole Ashley debacle has taught me anything,
it's that I am ready, I'm ready to meet someone properly.
-There's one more.
-Go on, then.
We'll finish, then we'll go and get you some shopping...
You know I can manage.
You can't be using me as an excuse to stay out that house.
I'm not! I was just offering to help.
Well, maybe I can help you get some shopping.
There they are. The romantic couple.
What are you doing here?
I was just taking a nice stroll in the park
and there were my lovely neighbours.
-I think we should go.
-We're not going anywhere.
-This is intimidation.
-Oh, this is my park.
What are these? Did you make these? Rubbish.
Better luck next time. Nah, mate, don't eat that.
-You are a disgusting human being.
-Ian, let's just leave...
No wonder you spend all of your time on your own, alone!
-I've got mates.
-Yeah, course you have.
Come on. Let's not waste a nice day on the likes of him.
Where you going?
I thought we were having a nice picnic.
Don't worry about him.
Heston! What time would you like us there tomorrow for the photoshoot?
It's not just a photoshoot, it has to be exactly as it was before.
-What are you two up to?
-It was just about tomorrow.
-Oh, the scabies party thing?
I was just explaining to Heston that it's really
specifically for receptionists who have had scabies,
so his scabies doesn't really make him eligible.
You've had scabies?
Yes... It was...a while ago.
-I must get on.
-Look! I have found the perfect bar.
-It looks quite swanky!
Yeah, you're not going to find the man of your dreams
in the Dog and Ferret, are you?
And it's got a huge dance floor
so hopefully there'll be loads of guys for you to choose from.
We could screen them from a distance!
Do you think I should take notes?
-No... Shall I book us a table, then?
-Oh, yeah, go on, then!
Cos I bet it gets ram up in there.
-Nobody says that, Valerie.
Go Pink Ladies!
There you go. You going to be all right?
Yes. Thank you. Lots to do!
See you later, then, all right?
Hopefully it'll get her mind off Ashley a bit.
-Is he back in the picture, then?
-Yeah, and he's doing her head in.
Didn't she mention it in your counselling sessions?
-I wouldn't be able to say...
You've done a really good job with her, though.
It's really made a difference.
I just hope Ashley doesn't come back in and undo everything...
Speak of the devil.
Hi, Ashley. You OK?
Uh, no, er, I'm not.
-Feeling rather ill, actually.
-Did you want to see a doctor?
Ah, OK. Yes.
Well, it's drop-in, so you'll have to wait.
-OK. Is Valerie around?
-No, 'fraid not. Anything I can do?
No. I'll just sit over here.
-She's not in.
-She was expecting me.
-Family emergency came up.
Proper last minute. She left late last night.
I am sorry to hear that. Please pass on my regards.
-Doctor. Come in.
You can come and give me a look-over, if you fancy.
Leslie, I've told you to rest.
How often are you going for these walks?
Just now and again.
OK, most days, but it gets me out of the house.
If you don't take it easy now, you could be leaving yourself
open to long-term damage, and you won't be able to walk at all.
There will be no getting out of the house for you. So, rest.
Well, looks like I won't be going
back to the park again for a while, anyway...
-Is everything all right?
Well, let's take a closer look at this foot.
LOUD MUSIC PLAYS
Does he often go on like that?
He's just trying for a reaction.
I just ignore it. Same with the junk mail.
Junk mail? SHE LAUGHS
He gets me signed for these.
These are just today's.
I don't let him get to me.
-Hello, Ashley. I didn't see you there.
-I'd actually been waiting a while.
-What's the matter?
I started to get this pain, like indigestion right here.
It's been moving up to around here.
And then, suddenly, it started to hurt right here.
Well, perhaps you've been doing something you shouldn't
-and it's sort of upset everything.
How is Geoffrey?
I'm not really sure we should be having this conversation.
Yes, Doctor? Yeah, OK. You can go in now.
-It's room three.
-It's not an emergency.
Sure there are lots who need it more.
-Send another patient.
-You're the last one in the queue.
See? Told you he'd get bored.
Well, your foot is not healing properly.
But that's hardly surprising, is it?
I hate being cooped up in the house.
Well, you're clearly overdoing it.
Do you have anyone to look after you, any support? Any family?
I wasn't lucky enough to have children
and my ex-husband passed away in '09, but I have the neighbours.
Right, blood pressure.
Used to be a time that everybody looked out for each other.
That's just how it was.
But now? Pah!
That is a...bit high.
LOUD MUSIC PLAYS
-How have you been feeling?
Any headaches, any fatigue?
Well, there have a bit more, now you mention it,
but I just thought it was old age.
It could be more than that. Have you spoken to your neighbour?
Kind of. He can be erratic at times.
I don't want to rock the boat.
Rock the boat? He's rocking the walls!
Is this why you've been trying to get out of the house so much?
Look. I'm going to be very honest with you, Leslie.
Your foot is not getting any better
and your blood pressure is through the roof.
And these two things are stemming from him -
next door, your neighbour.
And if you want to get better, if you want to free yourself
from this, then you're going to have to do something about it. And soon.
Mr Pern's test results.
-You all right?
I'm on the phone to the glazing company people.
-Oh, what have they said?
-It's not what they're saying Ayesha,
it's what I'm going to say to them...
If I ever get to speak to an actual human being.
I hate it when they do that.
-It's like they're actually trying to bore you into hanging up.
-Well, it's not going to work with me.
-What you going to do?
-Do you play chess?
-Do I look like I play chess?
Are you aware of the swindle manoeuvre?
-No. Tell me.
-Ayesha. No, I'm not going to tell you.
But you give me to the end of the day and I will demonstrate.
-I will show you.
-I'll leave you to it, then.
They're going to rue the day they ever messed with a Haskey.
I'm, like, that far away from checkmate.
Have you spoken to the council?
I did once, but they just told me that I should talk to him myself,
but I didn't think that was a very good idea.
Right... What about the police?
I couldn't do that. He might do something in retaliation.
He gets very angry and I don't... I don't like...
Not since my ex-husband.
Well, that must have been very difficult for you,
but I'm concerned that this situation with your neighbour
is affecting your blood pressure.
And if you're walking on your ankle to get away from him...
What can I do?
It's been going on so long, I don't know how to fix it.
Perhaps try talking to him directly
and then take it from there.
You don't know what he's like.
OK. How can I help?
Just write me out a prescription and I'll get out of your way.
Sure there are a lot of people that need your attention.
Including you. What else can you tell me?
Well, I get it lots.
Pain in my stomach, heading up my breastbone,
regurgitation of my food and or liquids
with a lingering acidic taste...
-You know your symptoms very well.
-Like I said, I've had it before.
-Is it happening every day?
-No. Just off and on.
OK. Well, it definitely sounds like acid reflux
but I think we should do some more tests to be sure.
No! No need at all.
I'd just be wasting your time and precious resources.
OK. Well, you could have gone to the chemist,
you could have got something over the counter,
it certainly would have been cheaper than a prescription.
Did you really need to come in at all?
Right, I'll head to the chemist, then.
Get out of your way. Thank you.
Lovely, aren't they?
Please, please at least rest that foot.
And if things get any worse, call me. OK?
You knocked it on your way by. You should be more careful.
Keep your nasty little games to yourself, I know your type.
My type? You know nothing about me.
You're just as bad as her, walking around all high and mighty,
-looking down your nose at people.
When people behave as badly as you do, it's difficult not to.
To think I risked my life for people like you.
I come back from Afghanistan, and what thanks do I get? None.
I have no idea what you're talking about.
But bullying people is never the answer, is it?
Bullying? Ha, believe me, darling, you don't know bullying.
I am not scared of you, little man.
Doctor, come inside, please.
-Nothing to worry about.
And you? I am far more interested in how you are?
-I've been fine. I mean, I am fine.
-I am glad to hear it.
I was wondering about grabbing a spot of light lunch in the park?
-Well, it would be
considerably less enjoyable without you. What do you say?
Well, I don't see how it could do any harm.
This man is a bully.
Plain and simple and the only way
to deal with a bully is to take him head on.
That may be your way, but it's not mine.
I don't want to go looking for trouble, Doctor.
It's best to stay clear.
Do you seriously believe that this situation is going to change,
in any way, if you don't confront it?
You cannot let this man keep tormenting you.
Do you want this to stop?
Well, then it's lucky I'm here.
-So you knew I'd say yes, then.
-I only hoped.
I really want us to be friends at the very least.
Well, I don't see how that can happen.
Stranger things have happened at sea.
Is there anyone special in your life?
You're being very forward, Ashley...
But for your information, no, there isn't anyone special.
Not really since Barry.
That man. I never trusted him.
Full disclosure. I was glad to see that relationship end.
That's not really any of your concern.
That seems unfair. I am always thinking of you.
How you are, how you're doing.
Well, it's a shame you didn't exercise some of that concern
when we were still together.
I feel awful about that.
Ashley, I had cancer.
I'm really sorry YOU felt awful(!)
You never once picked up the phone.
I was in a state of confusion.
The dearest person in the world told me she was ill
and I reacted horrendously.
-Well, that's not how I would treat people who are dear to me.
Anyway, all of this is irrelevant.
You're married and I'm sure you're very happy.
I think we were, once perhaps, but now...
Oh, what, so all this is just to cosy up to me?
No, I wouldn't dream of being so lewd.
All I am saying is that in hindsight,
I should have taken more time to heal from us.
Hey-hey. It's the witches of Eastwick.
Your behaviour, the noise, the intimidation,
is affecting my patient's health, and that,
unfortunately, for you, means that it's my problem now, too.
Actually, I think Leslie has a few words to say to you, herself.
Now, listen. Your days of terrorising me are over.
I've had enough of you and your nonsense. It stops here.
What are you going to do about it? Get your buddy here to beat me up?
I am more than capable of speaking for myself.
I am a strong woman who has had
enough of your nonsense, little man.
Did she teach you that? Aw, like a little puppet!
I see that speaking to you as an adult is impossible.
So let me be clear...
You are a pathetic individual with too much time on his hands.
I'm not angry with you any more, I genuinely feel pity for you.
Why should I respect you? You should respect me.
I fought for this country!
We know it, John. We've heard it a thousand times.
If you fought so hard for your country,
why when you come back do you make it so miserable for people?
What?! You're lucky she's here, otherwise I'd...
You mark my words, we are not done here.
No, John, you mark mine.
You're just sitting there.
-Please, say something, Pookie.
-Don't call me that.
Valerie, I haven't been able
to shake you from my mind since the PPG.
I can't work, I can't. I'm constantly distracted.
Tell me you don't feel the same.
-Whether I do or I don't, is irrelevant.
-It is far from it.
Tell me you don't and I will never darken your door again.
Oh, fine, all right.
I haven't stopped thinking about you,
but the truth is, I've seen who you really are.
-You always did.
-No, you misunderstand me.
I didn't like what I saw.
When the going got tough you got going,
when I needed you the absolute most, you abandoned me.
Ashley, you broke my heart, and I don't think I can forget that.
Listen to me.
I was a monster and you can't hate me any more
than I hate myself for it.
-I've played our conversations...
All right, our arguments, over and over again in my head.
I've made myself sick with it.
-If I could go back...
-Yes, but you can't. That's the point.
If I could go back, catch the signs, listen to you,
be supportive, I would give anything,
anything to do that.
I think you're going to be just fine.
I'm not going to lie, that felt good!
I've been wanting to do that for a very long time.
Make sure you make an appointment.
Absolutely! I feel completely de-stressed now!
Watch that high blood pressure plummet!
OK, we don't want that, either...
So, what now?
If he puts a step out of line,
he's going to regret having messed with me.
Good for you.
I hope it won't come to it, but if you ever need
a statement for the police or the council, just give me a call.
Keep me posted.
I will, don't worry.
I'm not going to go back to that now!
Doctor Carmichael was right.
You're never going to stop this, are you?
That's a shame.
You hear me? Tonight, when you're sleeping, you're dead!
-I should really go.
-Oh, please, stay a while longer.
I will always have feelings for you.
But no matter what's happened between us, you are married.
And that's that.
I think we should go back to not seeing each other for a while.
-No, no. It's not right.
No matter how it feels, it's not right.
I wish you all the best, Ashley. I really do.
-'Sorry to keep you waiting.'
No, it was my pleasure to hold, you can help me.
My mother recently ordered some windows from you
and I have to say, she is completely bowled over.
I couldn't believe it myself, so I had a look at your website and wow!
Your craftsmanship, it is, well it's exquisite.
It's been many a moon since I've seen such fine craft,
care and detail in a product.
We were saying, if Chippendale made windows they would look like yours.
In fact, mother said she had no problem with spending
her entire life savings on getting the whole house done.
'There's a slot free if you want to talk on Monday if that's any good?'
Well, yes. Monday at 1pm, that would be perfect.
I think you've got the address on file, the name is Haskey.
Yeah, that's the one. Haskey.
Perfect, thank you.
You remember that name.
-OK. What's going on?
Just come clean. You have been acting very weird.
-What's going on?
-No, I haven't!
OK. Tomorrow's a special day for you
and I've just got a little bit over-enthusiastic.
We're just having photos, quick photos, Shak and Alia.
It's not just quick photos with...
They're important to you, and you're important to me.
You know, that's that.
That's a nice try. But why are you lying?
OK, Karen thought we should have a wedding breakfast afterwards,
four of us, and I wanted it to be a surprise.
So I booked Maison de Fous.
And, you see?
-You've spoilt it now.
-Now I feel bad, sorry.
So you should. Don't tell Karen, just play along.
-You want to be more careful, love.
-It wasn't me...
Are you sure? I didn't see anybody out here.
Everything all right? Do I need to call 999?
Everything's fine. John just had a little accident.
-Didn't you John?
Yeah. I just dropped something. That's all.
That's what it was.
John, didn't you have something to say to Ian? About earlier?
-In the park. You were rude to him.
Sorry about that, mate. Won't happen again.
Why don't you go in and tidy up?
Yeah. I'm going to.
OK. What just happened?
I'll tell you over a cuppa. Want to come in?
-We can go to mine if you want?
Oh, we were worried you'd been gone so long.
We thought he might have kidnapped you.
No. We won't be seeing each other again. It's done.
-Oh, I'm sorry.
-I'm not. It really is for the best.
I think you're right. Hey, tonight will sort everything out.
-Thanks, Ayesha, but I think I just want to have a quiet night in.
I am Paulo.
Together we make some beautiful pictures.
-I am steeped in sin.
-What's it like?
-Your son is...
-Ronald Peter Sansom.
I can't smile any longer.
You are ruining this!
He could be lying in a pool of his own vomit, for all you know!
She has a right to see her son.
Ayesha tries to convince Valerie to not get involved with Ashley, and Heston has to head off Ruhma's suspicions. Zara gets drawn into a domestic situation with two neighbours, but can she make a difference?