SERIES 4 EPISODE 8
Will makes Kate late for work again when he insists she stay in
bed for longer. He tells her she should keep some of her stuff at his place so
she won't need to keep leaving early in the morning - he says she could at least
leave a toothbrush at his place.
Linda Manningham visits Will when she hurts her hand. She suffers from Multiple
Sclerosis and Will has to tell her that she has now progressed into the next
stage of the illness. Linda's husband Des doesn't accept the news and tells Will
he doesn't know what he's talking about.
Andrew tells Erica that he's spoken to Kirsty. It's not good news, she doesn't
want him back.
ANDREW: When I first met Kirsty all I ever wanted was her
and now all I want is her. I just don't know where it all went wrong
Will tells Andrew he needs a decision about the partnership. Andrew says he
can't give him a definite answer yet.
Des goes to The Health Centre to see Kate. He complains about Will. Kate says
she thinks he should listen to what Will has to say about Linda. She gives him
he number for the MS society who can provide counseling for him and Linda.
Chloe and James hold a barn dance at The Manor. They hit trouble when singer
Sally gets a sore throat. Erica joins Andrew at the dance and he is grateful for
Kate tells Will that Des came to see her today. Will says he hopes she hasn't
given Des false hope by providing him with the MS number. The clash of ethics
continues and Kate tells Will she won't be staying the night. Will is disappointed.
Erica tells Will that Kate has done no harm by giving Des the number. Will says
no, but he has done harm by accusing Kate of interfering. Erica sees how upset
Will is and tells him to call Kate.
Des calls the MS society and is furious when they tell him there is no cure for
Linda's condition. He turns to drink and heads to The Health Centre. He storms
into Kate's office and tells her that she was wrong about them helping Linda as
there is no cure. Kate explains that she never said there was a cure but said
they could help Linda with counseling. Kate spots he has been drinking and gets
up and asks him to leave. Des grabs Kate's arm and as she struggles to break
free he hits her, pushing her to the floor.
Linda arrives home in time to see Des taken away by he police.
Will goes to see Kate. He is shocked when he sees her bruised face and even more
shocked when she tells him she was hit by Des. Kate tells Will she just wants to
pretend it never happened. Will heads straight fro Des's house and finds he has
been released on bail. Will shouts at him for what he did to Kate and ends up
punching him through the glass door when he insults Kate further.
Will goes round to Kate's house. She won't talk about happened. Hr tells her he
hit Des. Kate is gutted and says that makes him no better then Des. She tells
him he could get struck off for hitting a patient. The coversation dies, Will
walks out on Kate.
Erica makes Andrew supper. They talk about Kirsty and Erica's relationship with
Dan. Andrew tells her she'll find someone soon, she gives him a thank you kiss
for being so nice to her. As they pull away, Andrew kisses her and they end up
in bed. The next morning Andrew leaves early telling Erica he doesn't Will to
know he stayed over.
Des goes to see Will. He says he didn't realise that he an Kate were seeing each
other. He says he would've reacted the same if someone had hit Linda. He tells
Will he won't be going to the police. Will tells Laura what happened and says
he's thinking of telling the GMC what he did. Laura says he shouldn't if Des
isn't pressing charges.
Linda goes to see Kate with a heap of unpaid bills that Des has hidden from her.
Kate sympathises. She tells Linda that her husband used to have a drink problem
and she didn't find out how behind he was on the mortgage repayments until they
were 6 months behind. Kate takes Linda to see the bank manger. Kate tells him
they need to extend Linda and Des's repayments. He refuses until Kate threatens
him with publicity about his bad treatment of a disabled customer.
Andrew turns cold towards Erica. She tells him they have to talk. He tells her
Kirsty was the only woman he'd ever slept with. They both wish they hadn't spent
the night together and Andrew refuses Erica's offer of friendship.
ERICA: Do you want to pretend
it never happened?
Sounds good to me
Des apologises to Kate. She tells him he has to talk to Linda and make it work
now that the building society have given them another chance. Will and Des also
make amends and Will says he'll help Des with his drink problem.
Erica tells Will to call Kate. Will says he thinks he's blown it with Kate. He
says it's a shame as things were going so well between them. He says maybe he
doesn't deserve her.
Will sits at home alone until he is interrupted by a knock at the
door. It's Kate - clutching a toothbrush - Will invites her in. They kiss.
KATE: Guess what I've got in my pocket?
I can't imagine