Melanie arrives in Devon in search of a cab but the streets are deserted. She gets no assistance in the local pub. Time passes. Mel has no option but to travel to Gina's. Gina fights to get Ian's attention. Her mum Bev's not impressed. Ian and Gina share a nightcap. Gina presses him about Melanie. Ian insists its over. Gina admits she still feels for Ian. He can't hide his surprise as she makes to kiss him. The doorbell disturbs them.
Ian exits upstairs on Mel's arrival. Gina leaves Mel to sleep on the sofa. Ian hesitates on the stairs, watching Melanie alone in the dark. Melanie stirs. Ian retreats. Breakfast is strained. Gina looks daggers as Melanie enters, dressed to kill. Mel gets left behind as she struggles across the moors in her heels. Bev offers Mel a much-needed heart to heart. Gina urges Ian to get shot of Melanie. Ian takes some time alone.
A new-age traveller leads Ian to an unexpected change of heart. Mel confronts Ian. He tells her "I don't want you anymore". Mel is devastated. In a last throw of the dice Melanie asks Ian "marry me". Ian is cut short as Gina arrives.
- Nicola Cowper as Gina Williams
- Raza Jaffrey as Mr. Dattani
- Elliot Joseph as Rag And Bone Boy
- Diane Langton as Bev Williams
- Tamzin Outhwaite as Melanie Owen
- Casey Anne Rothery as Lucy Beale
- Edward Savage as Steven Beale
- Joseph Shade as Peter Beale
- Julian Sims as Mr. Frater
- Pam St. Clement as Pat Evans
- Adam Woodyatt as Ian Beale
- Christopher Llewellyn as Traveller
- Chris Benjamin as Landlord
- David Lloyd as Fishman
- Shenagh Govan as Fish Woman
- Steve Bennett as Burger Man