Ritchie lets Phil know that Luke is the son of James Willmott-Brown. When Phil tells Kathy, she urges him not to tell Ben that James raped her. Phil decides to meet up with Luke alone and give him a warning, but this backfires when Luke goes straight to Ben and reveals that his dad is trying to sabotage their relationship.
With Ben angry with Phil for interfering, it’s left to Kathy to tell her son the truth by revealing that Luke’s dad raped her.
Meanwhile, Mick announces to the customers that the Queen Vic is being handed over to the freeholders as the Carters can’t afford the renovation costs. The regulars react exactly as Mick hoped they would, vowing to help raise the money needed to save the pub.
Elsewhere, Stacey wants Woody and Whitney to move out and asks Linda to take them back at The Vic.
Also today, when Bex threatens to tell Sonia the truth about Gethin, he calls her bluff by telling Sonia himself.