The soap returns after its break - and the characters are feeling the after-effects of the lockdown. Damien and Mairead reminisce about the happier moments of lockdown, while living together has taken its toll on Doug and Erica - but they seem reluctant to admit the truth. Bob receives a worrying phone call from his brother Jim - and to make matters worse, he is concerned about Renee's extravagant spending. Will invites Bronagh to a party - but when she lies about her plans to Will, he soon catches her out