Next day at school Caroline is shocked that Kate has mentioned their fling to teacher Michael Dobson though she thwarts his blackmail attempt. She also agrees to discuss with John the possibility of a reconciliation. However she has second thoughts when her elder son William tells her that he came home to find John drinking with Judith,the 'other woman'. Caroline and Gillian reconcile and Gillian has sex with the much younger Paul whilst her father is out. Alan and Celia are blissfully happy and decide to buy a sports car rather than an engagement ring. Alan tells Celia that Eddie,Gillian's husband,was a violent brute,who killed himself and did not die in an accident. Eventually Gillian tells Raffy this and soon afterwards he is arrested for attacking Paul.