Richard is in dire straits but Ada and Esther may be too late to help him. An unexpected meeting with Woodcourt raises uncomfortable questions for Esther. Jo the crossing sweeper is critically ill, and despite Woodcourt's best attempts it is a matter of life and death. And Tulkinghorn discovers Lady Dedlock's defiance with disastrous consequences.
Episode number: 1x11 Airdate: Friday December 02nd, 2005