Aware that Nic gave up her home and benefits to move in with him, Will tries to give her some money. Nic reminds him that she never wanted his money but she wants to get something straight. She's sorry she hit George. Maybe she wasn't as understanding as she is with her own children but it had genuinely never happened before, no matter what anybody says. She realises that but it's too late now. Will's touched when she gives him a birthday present for George.
Kathy talks things through with Jacqui, who thinks there are similarities which are good for the prosecution. Having heard Claire's evidence, Kathy's glad she didn't fight back when Taylor raped her.
Kenton believes Sid's a strong witness but Pat's worried he might believe in Kathy just a bit too passionately.
Sid's anxious about giving evidence but states categorically that he knows Kathy well enough to know everything she's said is true. Under cross-examination Sid admits to hitting Taylor, insisting he just wanted him out of the village. The defence laywer questions whether Sid's too fond of Kathy to consider that Taylor might be innocent? Her final question leaves Sid with no option but to agree that Taylor never admitted to committing this rape.
Episode written by Mary Cutler.