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Steve Hewitt's family threaten to sue

Steve Hewitt's family threaten to sue
Steve Hewitt's family threaten to sue (Image credit: BBC)

Steve Hewitt's family is threatening court action, blaming Ric's zero-tolerance policy for his death, and Connie sees this as a chance to push for the director of surgery position. On discovering that Annalese had failed a breath test and Ric had kept quiet, Connie urges Jayne to come clean to Hewitt's lawyers. She agrees and it looks like Annalese could be charged with manslaughter. Meanwhile, Martha organises a picnic for Elliot in an effort to try and get him to bond with Ben. But her plan fails and the picnic goes badly as Elliot struggles to accept that his daughter is now married and that he didn't get to walk her down the aisle. As Elliot walks off, he's chased by his dog, Samson, who is run over by an ambulance. Elsewhere, Daisha and her sister, Lalaine, have taken over Mark's flat, leaving Mark feeling somewhat pushed out. The situation worsens for Mark when Daisha and Lalaine decide to take baby Joe out of the creche so Lalaine can care for him full-time. And Jac doesn't react when she overhears Joseph telling Elliot that he and Faye have set a date for their wedding. She's moved on.

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.