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Zara can't resist Jack

Zara can't resist Jack
Zara can't resist Jack (Image credit: BBC)

Jack later turns up to help and Zara tells him that what happened between them in the van was a one-off and he shouldn’t get any ideas. Jack turns on the charm and agrees, but says it was an amazing one-off and goes to leave. Zara can’t resist and pulls him in for a kiss. They spring apart just as Karen enters and act like nothing happened. At the university campus, Michelle and Zara make up safe sex packs for the students. Karen talks about how Jack is learning basic survival skills for university, just before Jack calls her because he's confused by the washing machine! Julia has taken part in a ‘Come Dine With Me’-style competition with her neighbours and tonight is the final night. Her neighbour, Lydia, is cooking and has been refurbishing her house to make it picture perfect. But things turn sour when Julia discovers that Lydia has used her credit card to buy the furniture. Lydia admits she's been so desperate to impress that she committed fraud in order to refurbish her house, but promises to pay everything back. Click here to watch’s new weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop (opens in new tab)

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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.