Graham is doing everything he can to persuade Rachel to quit her job and become a full time housewife. Even when she insists she wants to continue, he keeps up the pressure by suggesting to the headmistress Miss Strickland that Rachel is unhappy and thinking of leaving. But Rachel is absolutely furious when she finds out and lays-into Graham for trying to control her life. Mrs Kirk is delighted when Paddy tells her that he and Mandy have decided to split to spare her any distress. But his conniving mother - who claims she only has a short time to live - has one more trick up her sleeve. Her dying wish is to see Paddy walk up the aisle with his ex-sweetheart Jane. Zoe has some pearls of wisdom for her lovelorn brother Chris. If he is still so interested in Kathy he must do something about it.