Maria asks Ali to take a look at emma who has arrived at work with a pain in her side. Irritated to discover Maria and gary have arranged a date he tells Emma she’s probably just got food poisoning. Emma heads home to bed. Toyah urges Ali to tell Maria how he feels but is he too late?

Shona’s excitement about David being released in time for the wedding is dashed when Imran reveals that Josh has lied to the police and framed David for his attempted murder.

Gemma is worried when she is told she is being discharged but the babies must remain at the hospital in Llandudno. She is furious when she discovers Bernie has made the quads their own instagram account. Even the news that she and Chesney are booked into a hotel near the hospital does little to cheer her up.

Having bought a consignment of bouncy castles, Michael suggests Hope might like to test them out. Jade agrees on condition Hope behaves herself.

Maria and Gary find Emma unconscious on the floor of the flat and call an ambulance. At the hospital, Steve is told she has a ruptured appendix and needs an emergency op. Steve is furious when he finds out Ali told her she had food poisoning and accuses him of medical negligence.

David’s attempts to get fellow inmates Abe and Tez to come clean fall on deaf ears and any plans to go and see the governor are thwarted when they threaten Max and Lily.

Cathy tells a stunned Gemma that she has used the twins instagram account to get them a free room at an upmarket local hotel as long as they can use the ‘Cable Car Quads’ to promote the hotel.

Evelyn urges Jade to take Michael for a drink to thank him for giving Hope such a lovely afternoon. Michael agrees that he’ll call round later and cunning Evelyn tells him to bring his toolbox with him. Michael calls at No.9 but is disappointed when Jade feigns illness and cancels their drink. A dejected Michael gets out his toolbox and sets about Evelyn’s list of jobs that need doing.

CAST

Jack P. Shepherd as David Platt
Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
Liam Boyle as Abe Crowley
Liam Bairstow as Alex Warner
Lottie Henshall as Jade Rowan
Alan Halsall as Tyrone Dobbs
Nick Judge as Tez Collier
Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
Julia Goulding as Shona Ramsay
Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
James Burrows as Ali Neeson
Mikey North as Gary Windass
Jane Hazlegrove as Bernie Winter
William Flanagan as Joseph Brown
Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
Charlie De Melo as Imran Habeeb
Isabella Flanagan as Hope Stape
Sally Ann Mattews as Jenny Connor
Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
Maureen Lipman as Evelyn Plummer
Macy Alabi as Ruby Dobbs
Simon Gregson as Steve Mcdonald
Melanie Hill as Cathy Matthews
Alexandra Mardell as Emma Brooker
Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
Peter Machen as Doctor

This episode is written by David Isaac and directed by Durno Johnston

This hour-long episode airs at 7.30 on ITV