After the excitement of the last few episodes, the pace slows a little as the ghost of Mary Ann Nicholls goes in search of Wickham and finds more than she was bargaining for.

One of the stranger pleasures of running this thing is the daily examination of the site stats and seeing the curious search terms that have directed unsuspecting Googlers there. My favourite one so far appeared the other day: “Lord Byron’s Demented Foot.” Go on, tell me that isn’t the best name for a band ever.