EPISODE 5 PASSION
Beeches crew attend a saxophone recital of Steve who is an old school friend of
David's. At the reception Claire needs a hand with William but David is nowhere
to be found. Joanna offers her assistance and Claire asks her if she could get
the baby bag from Davidís car. Joanna goes to Davidís car and overhears he and
Patricia making plans to meet up. Steve also witnesses a clinch between the two
and it is clear that Alice is fully aware of what is going on between David and
is upset to hear that the community hospital is closing down. He appeals to
David and Joanna for help in saving it but David is paying no attention to the
conversation and Joanna isnít sure how they can help.
is missing being in America, she tells Alice she is missing her father and her
friends. Alice tells her not to worry as now she is healthy again she will be
going home very soon.
makes an appointment to see David. She tells him she is not sick but wishes to
speak to him. She says she knows Patricia is happy and she is glad about that
but she doesnít want to see Nikki get hurt. She inadvertently tells David that
she knows about his and Patricia's affair and tells him to think carefully before
he gets involved in something that could see a lot of people get hurt.
and Patricia go to a hotel together, he tells Claire that he is on call and
Joanna that he is having dinner with a drugs rep. Whilst David is gone Claire
receives a phone call from Mel, Tom is friends with her son and is staying over at
their house tonight. Mel tells Claire that Tom isnít very well and asks if she
could come and collect him. As she has been drinking and Emma and William are
asleep, Claire calls David in the hope that he can collect Tom. However when she
calls David his mobile is switched off. She tries the night call line and is
surprised to find that Andrew is on call and not David. Claire picks up Tom and
takes him home.
David returns home he is surprised to find the children in bed with Claire as he
knew Tom was sleeping at a friends house. The following morning he asks Claire
what happened with Tom. She tells him what happened and David asks why she
didnít call him Ė Claire tells him she did.
tells Patricia that she needs to sort out her marriage as Nikki needs to be at
home with her dad and her friends. She tells Patricia that David will go back to
his family and sheíll be left with nothing. Patricia says she is in love with
David but Alice tells her what she and David are doing is wrong.
ALICE: Everyone's got a right to be happy
tells David that he knows he is seeing Patricia. He tells him that eventually he
will have to choose between Claire and Patricia. David is adamant that he loves
Claire but Steve asks him if that is enough. Is Claire his passion?
dad calls her and after their conversation Nikki is upset, she wants to go home.
Patricia realises itís time to go and tells Nikki she is taking her home.
Joanna gets to see how
important the community hospital is to Cardale when she watches Georgie caring
for a young boy who needs respite care. She tells Andrew they should get behind
the campaign to save the hospital. Andrew says they should but reinforces the
fact that David isnít interested. Joanna says David will be fine once his
personal problems are sorted out. Andrew asks her what she means by that but she
says itís not her place to say. Joanna tells Andrew if he wants to know what is
wrong with David then he has to ask David.
Patricia tells David she is going back to America. For a split second they both
realise it is the right thing to do as they are being selfish in continuing their
affair. However moments later David is back at Patricia's house.