Max pursues Tanya at his engagement party
Aired Friday, Jun 17 2011 at 20:00 BST on BBC One
Published Tuesday, Jun 7 2011, 00:17 BST
| By Daniel Kilkelly |
It's the day of Vanessa's engagement party and her obsessive ways return as she has planned the event to perfection and even orders her guests to remove their shoes so that they don't ruin her new white rug. When the Jessops arrive, Greg lets slip that Tanya has been getting ready for hours, which pleases Max. Soon afterwards, Greg announces that he and Tanya are now trying for a baby, but Max can see from Tanya's reaction that she isn't entirely comfortable with the situation.
Later, Max makes a speech about his engagement and presents Vanessa with an expensive diamond ring. While Vanessa is thrilled, it's obvious that Tanya is jealous as she watches on. Max is aware of this and later teases Tanya as they share a moment alone. Tanya insists that she's not jealous, but Max goads her by claiming that she can't stand the idea of him marrying someone else. Will Tanya confess to this?
Meanwhile, Ronnie and Jack meet with Ronnie's lawyer Catherine, who reveals that the court date will be July 7. Catherine explains that Ronnie could secure a suspended sentence if the experts decide that she has a serious psychiatric disorder. Jack believes that Ronnie should pursue this as a defence, but Ronnie doesn't want to lie to get herself off the hook. Later, Ronnie and Jack both attend the engagement party but the strain becomes too much for Ronnie when she realises that the kids are scared of her. Ronnie rushes back home with Jack following soon afterwards, and the couple realise that things aren't going to get any better.
Elsewhere, Tamwar spies on Afia's dance routine at the Argee Bhajee; Syed insists that he's done nothing wrong as he argues with Christian over the night before; Zainab tries not be irritated by Denise's interference as she makes suggestions for the wedding; Tamwar bonds with Masood again but is left distraught when Afia tells him that she doesn't want him spending time with his father and doesn't want Masood at the wedding either; Syed assures Christian that their relationship is all he wants but he'll have to start trusting him; while Zainab may be starting to realise that she has feelings for Yusef.