More episodes Free 3 episodes Rental 52 episodes The Only Way is Essex: Episode 8 Duration: 45 minutes Series 4 • Episode 8 Nanny Brighton tries to lift Arg's spirits. The girls make pancakes - Essex-style. Cara and Billie chat about Billie's feelings for Tom. Arg confronts Ricky. Tweet The Only Way is Essex Real-life soap focusing on a group of Essex characters. The drama unfolds against the backdrop of nail bars, wine bars, flash cars and designer gear. The storylines are part real and part constructed.