Frieda challenges Penny over a tricky diagnosis, and when the patient goes into crisis she saves his life. Penny challenges Frieda on her surgical know-how, and Frieda is forced to admit she trained as a doctor. Penny is sworn to secrecy.
Ric has survived surgery, but faces a long struggle with chemotherapy. Feeling isolated, he refuses treatment, until Annalese and a reluctant Michael help him realise he has the long-term support to battle his cancer.
Joseph is pleased that Faye has allowed him a place in their child's future. But when scans reveal their son is perfectly healthy, Lady Byrne muscles in, and Faye rejects all help from Joseph - she doesn't want her child to grow up a Byrne.
|Ric Griffin||Hugh Quarshie|
|Michael Spence||Hari Dhillon|
|Jac Naylor||Rosie Marcel|
|Joseph Byrne||Luke Roberts|
|Penny Valentine||Emma Catherwood|
|Faye Byrne||Patsy Kensit|
|Mark Williams||Robert Powell|
|Donna Jackson||Jaye Jacobs|
|Frieda Petrenko||Olga Fedori|
|Elizabeth Tait||La-Charne Jolly|
|Annalese Carson||Anna-Louise Plowman|
|Lady Byrne||Jane Asher|
|Tim O'Neill||Paul Brennen|
|Glyn Hibbert||John Hodgkinson|
|June Shields||Maggie McCarthy|
|Siobhan O'Neill||Melanie Ramsay|