Harry asks Jodie to a party where she gets drunk and tries to seduce him but when he rejects her she goes off to have sex with the older Ashley. Alice is clearly not as happy as she makes out and ends up having sex with Mark in a hotel room - the same hotel where Betty and sacked undertaker Daniel are working as cleaners. Mark is convinced that his parents' death was not suicide and stays in the town,taking work at the council offices where his mother Kate was employed. Shireen finds a photograph album in Kate's belongings with pictures of her embracing Chris Franks,the police officer who investigated the Nicholas' deaths and,against Len's advice,shows it to Mark. Betty tells Mark that Kate and Chris has a lengthy affair which made her happy as her marriage was stale but Mark rushes off to confront the inspector. Next day Chris has gone missing and Mark is taken in by the police.