Wednesday 24th February 2021
- Writer – David Isaac
- Director – Pip Short
YASMEEN BEGINS TO LOSE HOPE The bailiff explains to Alya that they will be putting in place a repayment plan, but if Yasmeen fails to keep up the payments, they will seize goods instead. Alya and Yasmeen attend a meeting with the bank manager who gently explains that because she signed the loan agreements, they are her responsibility. Yasmeen suffers a panic attack and convinced the manager is Geoff, flees the room. Having returned home, Alya urges Yasmeen to consider selling the community centre as it would solve all her problems.
EILEEN’S BUSINESS VENTURE IS DEAD AND BURIED After the debacle of Street Cars ruining the funeral George tells Eileen that she publicly humiliated him and he wants nothing more to do with her. Eileen’s devastated.
LEANNE DOESN’T FIND THE ANSWER IN THE STARS When the psychic passes on a message from Oliver, telling Leanne he forgives her, Leanne breaks down and Toyah comforts her. But Leanne realises she is being conned and throws him out. Having watched Simon and Jacob smoking spliffs in Victoria Gardens Toyah suggests to Leanne that she needs to start focusing more on Simon as she saw him earlier hanging out with some dodgy kids, but Leanne’s dismissive, leaving Toyah concerned.
ELSEWHERE Carla assures Peter that she loves him but can’t help wondering if it’s being with her that drives him to drink. Lucas tells Carla that Sarah gave a great sales pitch and as a result, she’ll be seeing a lot more of him. Carla paints on a smile.
- Alex Bain as Simon Barlow
- Alison King as Carla Connor
- Chris Gascoyne as Peter Barlow
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Glen Wallace as Lucas Kempton
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Ian Bartholomew as Geoff Metcalfe
- Jack James Ryan as Jacob Hay
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jimmi Harkishin as Dev Alahan
- Joe Duttine as Tim Metcalfe
- Millie Gibson as Kelly Neelan
- Mollie Gallagher as Nina Lucas
- Neil Moors as Bailiff
- Patti Clare as Mary Taylor
- Ryan Prescott as Ryan Connor
- Sair Khan as Alya Nazir
- Shelley King as Yasmeen Metcalfe
- Simeon Truby as Jeremy
- Simon Gregson as Steve McDonald
- Sue Cleaver as Eileen Grimshaw
- Sue Nicholls as Audrey Roberts
- Tanisha Gorey as Asha Alahan
- Tim Beasley as Bank Manager
- Tony Maudsley as George Shuttleworth