Eventually realising that he underestimated her, Ed urges Tash to join him at a university maths club. Tash is reluctant until Karl convinces her to embrace her talents regardless of what anyone else thinks. However, despite wanting to do just that, Tash chickens out, not yet ready to see herself as 'one of them'. Will Tash let her fears get in the way of what she loves?
Meanwhile, keen to continue his professional and personal relationship with Zoe, Paul is thrilled when she secures a photoshoot to promote him as a family man. Already impressed by Zoe, Sophie is thrilled with the budding romance. But Andrew is less impressed, fearing that Paul is simply having fun with Zoe and when it ends, Sophie will be left high and dry. He makes his dad see this, and Paul opts to cool things off with Zoe.
Elsewhere, Karl and Ajay's band becomes less of a hobby and more of a burden when Andrew pressures them to find a bassist. Eager to return to the reason why they started the band in the first place, Karl and Ajay decide simply to play as a duo, once again finding an escape in music.