Monday 14 June 2021
Devised by Stephen Greenhorn
Writer: James McIntyre
Director: Ade Bean
Series Producer: Deb Charles
Executive Producer: Martin McCardie
Executive Producer: Gavin Smith
Senior Executive Producer: Kate Oates
Caitlin and her family wait with bated breath as her trial draws to a close.
Ellie is left heartbroken.
Jac is devastated when she discovers the truth about Joe.
Cameron lures Dylan even further into his vengeful plans for Eve.
Overwhelmed with guilt, Maggie fears her actions could see Caitlin found guilty of murder. Ellie tries to calm her mother: if she sticks to the plan Caitlin will hopefully walk free.
Caitlin's lawyer, Laura, does her best to cast reasonable doubt over Caitlin's guilt, implying Maggie could be the murderer. Although clearly uncomfortable with the legal tactics, Caitlin reluctantly goes along with it.
However, in a shocking turn of events, Maggie's testimony results in an emotional confession - she killed Joe.
Pushed further, Maggie dramatically tells the jury about how she was sexually abused as a child and how Joe’s predatory behaviour had to be stopped.
As The McLean Family anxiously await the jury's verdict, the family know that, whatever the outcome, life will never be the same again.
Elsewhere, Ellie left heartbroken when AJ announces their relationship is over. Tortured by doubts, Jac sneaks into the police station to illegally access the files on her brother. The truth hurts, leaving Jac devastated.
Desperate to escape his fussing mother, Stevie turns to Sonny to help on his road to recovery.
Dylan grows increasingly distant towards Eve, leaving her hurt and confused. Little does she realise Cameron is emotionally manipulating his brother and has murderous intentions towards her.
Gayle Telfer Stevens as Caitlin McLean
Zindzi Hudson as Ruby McLean
Lesley Hart as Louise "Lou" Caplan
Victoria Liddelle as Eve Christie
Holly Jack as Nicole Brodie
Charlene Boyd as Jac Dunn
Iain Robertson as Stevie O'Hara
Michael Wallace as Cameron Christie
Sean Connor as Dylan Christie
Jennifer Black as Laura Haynes
Wendy Seager as Olivia Darkel
Jimmy Chisholm as Sonny Caplan
Sanjeev Kohli as Amandeep "AJ" Jandhu
Leah MacRae as Ellie McLean
Brian James Leys as Ash King
Sally Howitt as Scarlett O'Hara
Kern Falconer as Judge Harman
Jennifer Hainey as Foreperson