Episode 2 Recap

Tonight, on their cruise round the Mediterranean the weather takes a turn for the worse causing an emergency at sea and threatening to make one young British couple's wedding a washout.

The ship comes across a semi-submerged boat and on the bridge, the captain must make some critical decisions. It's the first time new officer Lauren has to deal with an emergency on board and she must keep constant watch on the wreck as it threatens to disappear amid 3 metre swells. Concerned there may be lives at stake, the rescue team are poised for action.

Despite choppy seas, the show must go on in the ship's theatre, where the magicians are attempting to pull off a gravity-defying illusion that sees ex-dancer Trish balance on the tip of a metal sword. It's a heart-stopping performance for passengers as the unpredictable weather ramps up the danger of their daring headline act.

Passengers Kat and Dave from Norfolk have brought 17 of their closest friends and family with them to witness their dream wedding. But if staff can't mop up the flooded decks in time, it could be a soggy ceremony. That's if the Bride, who's running late, ever makes it to the altar.

And on the passenger services desk, galley assistant Nico goes from making sandwiches to answering guest queries as he embarks on his first trial shift Mentored by front desk veterans Timothy and Emma, it's a big leap into one of the most challenging departments on board – but will he have what it takes?

Written by TomSouthwell on Jan 17, 2017