Desperate, the Chatsworth residents engineer a plan of action, scratching away at the facade of Operation New Start to discover the shocking real objective behind their presence.
Using this information to their advantage, the Chatsworth troops mobilise and the fightback for the estate begins in earnest.
Elsewhere, a confused Gloria tries to remember who took advantage of her in the snug...
The camera shows the unknown person in the pig mask, who attacked Carmen Kenaway earlier in the episode, spray painting a wall. The mask is removed to reveal that it is Chesney Karib as he backs away from the wall to survey his work. The camera turns around him to reveal the words "you are now entering free Chatsworth" before Chesney smiles and walks away carrying the ladder he used.
- David Threlfall - Frank Gallagher
- Elliott Tittensor - Carl Gallagher
- Valerie Lilley - Patty Croker
- Robbie Conway - Aidan Croker
- Ciaran Griffiths - Micky Maguire
- Nicky Evans - Shane Maguire
- Rebecca Atkinson - Karen Maguire
- Aaron McCusker - Jamie Maguire
- Tina Malone - Mimi Tutton
- Michael Taylor - Billy Tutton
- Sally Carman - Kelly Maguire
- Jack Deam - Marty Fisher
- Alice Barry - Lillian Tyler
- Qasim Akhtar - Chesney Karib
- Angeline Ball - Gloria Meak
- Karen Bryson - Avril Powell
- Emmanuel Ighodaro - Jackson Powell
- Kira Martin - Letitia Powell
- Emma Bispham - Ante Natal Nurse
- Christine Cox - Hannah
- Morwenna Banks - Carmen Kenaway
- Judy Flynn - Daniella Feeney
- Katie Clayton - Jody