SERIES 9 EPISODE
9 A TEST OF FAITH
Kate opens the Cardale community project. In her opening speech she singles
Andrew out from the rest of the crowd and thanks him for all his support. Andrew
makes a speech and says no-one should be afraid to ask for help or to give help
to those who need it.
ALICE: Vegetarian sausages - what is the world coming to
goes to The Beeches. She’s feeling unwell and displaying all the signs of
pregnancy. However she tells Sam she can’t be pregnant as she had a slight
period two days ago. Sam does a test which is positive - Liz is pregnant. Liz
tells Sam she will find it hard to tell Mike as she doesn’t know how he will
tells Sam she has tickets to a football party due to one of the players being
under her care for physio. She asks him if he’d like to go with her, he says he
can’t as it doesn’t sound like Serena’s sort of thing.
learning sign language. Lucy is impressed and invites both Kate and Andrew to a
sign song evening. Lucy tells Andrew Richard can’t make the evening as he has a
Serena spend the evening together. She tells him he should think about moving
out of Andrew’s house and getting his own place. Sam says he is happy living at
Andrews but Serena says Andrew will not consider offering him a full partnership
when he hasn’t even got his own place. She persuades him to let her get some
estate agent brochures.
finds a pregnancy test in the bathroom. He confronts Julie about it but she is
adamant the test is not hers. With Nick and Julie present, Liz tells Mike the
test is hers - she’s pregnant. Mike is shocked but thrilled and the Pullens crack
open the champagne.
and Liz visit Sam as they know there may be risks with the pregnancy because of
Liz’s age. Sam tells them they have to go for a scan which will tell them when
the baby is due, they can then decide whether or not they want further tests to
check the baby is healthy.
and Kate help single mum Tina with her alcohol problem. Tina has two kids but
their care is put into jeopardy when Tina’s drinking leads her to neglect the
children. They are placed in foster care until Tina admits she needs help.
Andrew and Kate talk to her and try and get her to stop drinking. Eventually she
realises she has an alcohol problem and the social services agree to let her
look after her children as long as Andrew and Kate continue to help her with AA
meetings and general care. Andrew and Kate are thrilled that the community
project is making a difference and they realise they make a good team.
asks Kerri what she thinks about he and Andrew living together. He asks her if
she thinks he’s immature for not having his own place. She tells him he is not
being immature, he’s being sensible by saving money and living with Andrew. She
tells him she thinks some people get too hung up on owning property.
helps Andrew and Kate at the centre. She is looking after the children and
making cakes. Richard comes to collect Kate – it's her birthday and he’s taking
her out for dinner.
KATE: It's my birthday
No reason why you should
and Liz go for the scan and are told there is no baby. Liz has had a
miscarriage. Sam visits them in hospital and explains that the pregnancy test
picked up hormones still in Liz’s system and when she had her period a couple of
days ago she was actually having a miscarriage.
Serena have a argument at the pub whilst looking at the estate agents brochures. He
tells her she is trying to turn him into something he’s not and says he thinks
people get too hung up on property. Kerri tells Sam she heard they had a row,
she says he should try and talk to Serena about how he feels.
tells Andrew she wants to help more at the community centre. He says she’s doing
a great job already but she tells him to let Kate know she wants to be involved
visits Mike at the pub. Mike is devastated about the baby and tells Sam that
despite the pregnancy being unexpected the baby was very much wanted. He says he
doesn’t know what he is going to say to Liz. The following day Liz comes home to
a clean pub and Nick and Julie waiting to welcome her with flowers. Mike tells
Liz they could try again for a baby. She asks him if that is what he wants - he
says it is if it’s what she wants. Liz says she feels what has happened has
brought them closer. Mike tells her he loves her and although he doesn’t often
show it he really does love her.
goes to see Andrew at his house. They kiss.
ANDREW: Why did you come here Kate?
I felt you needed me
Serena meet up and he apologises for the row. He tells her he likes to take
things slowly and to be sure that he is doing the right thing. He tells her
she’s a wonderful person but not the right person for him.
turns up at the sign song evening and says he is going to learn how to sign. As
everyone greets Lucy, Andrew and Kate can’t take their eyes off each other. Kate
grudgingly goes home with Richard leaving Andrew alone.