Dean Wicks (Matt Di Angelo) is to decide that his daughter Jade is better off without him – but will Shirley (Linda Henry) listen to her son?
Scenes to be shown next week will see Shirley reveal to Buster (Karl Howman) that she’s going to get her grandchild back with or without her family’s support.
After arranging to meet Jade’s foster father Jonathan at the cafe, Buster and Shirley say that they want custody together and arrange to meet Jade. But back home, Shirley can’t help but feel guilty that they’re doing all this behind Dean’s back.
After coming clean to Dean, he initially tries to persuade them to cancel Jade’s visit. But after a talking to, Dean is convinced that he needs to be a father figure and agrees to meet his daughter.
By Friday, Dean is finally laying eyes on Jade as she arrives for her visit – but will all go according to plan?
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