Tommy begs Owen to put a stop to the surrogacy plans, while Tina pours her heart out to Rita about the state of her relationship - but manages to omit some pertinent details. Karl encourages Sunita to accept Dev's offer of a job at the - yes, corner shop, and Kirk gives Beth a lift to meet Dave, and Gloria hatches a plan after reading about a Pub of the Year competition. So much for her not meddling in the business anymore. Meanwhile, Beth sees Kirk in a new light, and Lloyd persists in his attempt to rekindle his friendship with Mandy, but receives a disappointing setback.