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Monday 12th April 2021
DANIEL CAN’T KEEP HIS COUNSEL A nervous Peter reveals he’s got an appointment at the transplant centre to assess if he’s a suitable candidate for a liver transplant. Daniel rallies the family for a zoom meeting to discuss Peter’s situation.
CATHY’S BIRTHDAY SURPRISE IS NO BED OF ROSES As Brian, Cathy and Bernie head back from lunching at Speed Daal, Cathy gets a call from Dev telling her that it would be best if she stayed away from the kebab shop for a while until the customers forget what she’s done. Cathy’s further upset when she finds a parcel on the Kabin doorstep containing a funeral wreath.
MICHAEL FACES A TESTING TIME Michael explains to James he went ahead with the DNA test and he’s expecting the results. Michael stares anxiously at the envelope. James offers to open it for him.
ELSEWHERE Gail’s upset to learn that Nick’s done a flit with Leanne and Simon without even saying goodbye. In the garage, a morose Tyrone admits he can’t stop thinking about Alina. At Abi’s insistence, Kevin offers to take him for a pint.
Monday 12th April 2021
CARLA DE-LIVERS A BLOW TO PETER AND DANIEL Tracy shares Daniel’s suspicions about Carla with Steve. Peter, Daniel and Carla attend a meeting with the transplant coordinator whilst Steve, Tracy and Adam join via zoom. However the meeting descends into chaos when Tracy digs about Carla’s infidelity. Daniel voices his suspicions about Carla and how he reckons she’s having an affair with Lucas.
CATHY GOES INTO BATTLE BUT THE TROLLS WIN THE DAY Cathy confronts Tracy with the wreath. Tracy denies all knowledge but hurls a few insults at Cathy just for good measure. Cathy’s phone pings and with heavy heart she reads another horrible message, this time from the sender of the wreath. Brian’s deeply concerned for her.MICHAEL MAKES A BAD SITUATION WORSE Michael tells Ed that he did a DNA test. Ed’s hurt that he and Ronnie went behind his back.
ELSEWHERE Kevin does his best to cheer up Tyrone over a pint, but Maria tears a strip off Tyrone for his treatment of Fiz. Kevin leaps to his mate’s defence and is quick to point out that she’s hardly a saint herself.
Wednesday 14th April 2021
FIZ HAS A SURPRISING PROPOSITION FOR TYRONE At No.9 a tearful Hope asks Fiz why Daddy has left them. Abi puts pressure on Kevin to talk to Tyrone as it’s time he moved out. Tyrone approaches Alina and asks her if she still has any feelings for him. Alina suggests he calls at her flat later. Tyrone calls at No.9 and tells Fiz that the last thing he wants to do is cause the girls any upset. Fiz suggests he moves back in.
THE BELL ‘TROLLS’ FOR Cathy Brian reports Cathy’s online abuse to Craig. Craig’s apologetic but explains there’s nothing the police can do. Gemma’s horrified when she comes across a deepfake video of Cathy online. Having shown it to Bernie, Gemma heads to the loo leaving Bernie with her laptop.
AGGIE FEARS ED IS SPIRALLING Ed tells Michael that he spent the night at the builder’s yard catching up on paperwork. When Seb lets slip that he spent the night playing cards with Ed and Paul, Michael’s perturbed to realise Ed lied to him and he’s clearly gambling again.
Michael confronts Ed over his gambling. Ed admits he simply didn’t want to come home as he finds it too painful to be in the same house as him at the moment.
ELSEWHERE When Peter reveals their plans for a small hotel wedding without any family, Tracy’s hurt. When Natasha asks Gail if she’d mind having Sam for a couple of hours, Gail’s thrilled.
Wednesday 14th April 2021
HOME IS NOT WHERE TYRONE’S HEART IS Fiz assures Tyrone she’s not looking for a romantic reunion, but to give the girls some stability. Tyrone tells Alina that he’s moving back in with Fiz on a temporary basis for the sake of the kids, but it’s her that he loves. Tyrone moves back into No.9 but Tyrone can’t help wondering if he’s made a terrible mistake.
CATHY MAKES A SACRIFICE FOR BRIAN AND ALEX When Cathy asserts that it would be best if she moved away, Brian begs her not to leave. Brian confides in Yasmeen that Cathy’s gone.
ED COMES TO HIS SENSES Having found out from Aggie that Ed’s taken £1k out of their bank account, Michael and James head out to search the bookies and casinos for their Dad.
ELSEWHERE Over a glass of wine, Gail assures Natasha that she’s family now, no matter what happens between her and Nick. Carla bites the bullet and tells Tracy that she’s not invited to their wedding.
Friday 16th April 2021
PETER AND CARLA PREPARE TO SAY I DO IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH Noting how unwell Peter is, Daniel suggests he postpone the wedding, but Peter won’t hear of it. Daniel recalls losing Sinead so soon after their wedding and how important it is to cherish your loved ones. Peter orders Daniel to put on a suit as he’s coming to the wedding as best man. A radiant Carla appears in the cafe in her wedding dress and asks Roy if he’d do her the honour of giving her away. As they head to the car, Peter stumbles. Daniel asserts they should take him to hospital rather than his wedding, but Peter refuses and orders Daniel to drive him to his wedding. Peter finally arrives at the hotel with Daniel in tow. Peter and Carla read out their own vows but it’s clear Peter’s struggling and Carla urges the registrar to speed up proceedings. Will they manage to become man and wife?
CRAIG DETECTS A PROBLEM WITH HIS RELATIONSHIP As Faye and Craig enjoy lunch in Speed Daal, Craig’s colleague Jess congratulates Craig on his new CID attachment. When Faye nips to the loo, Jess warns Craig that he must disclose to his superiors that his girlfriend has a criminal record or he could land himself in trouble. Craig confides in Kirk how he’s been offered an opportunity with the CID, but if Faye goes to prison, it could scupper his career. Craig calls at No.4 and breaks the news that Ray pleaded not guilty to attempted rape. Tim and Faye are gutted, aware it could have a detrimental effect on her sentence.
ELAINE CAN’T KEEP A SECRET When Brian reveals his intention to report Cathy’s disappearance to the police, Elaine steals herself to tell him the truth.
ELSEWHERE When Fiz reveals that she’s booked a relationship counselling session for them with Toyah, Tyrone’s heart sinks. In the bistro, Toyah does her best to conduct Fiz and Tyrone’s counselling session. Having returned home, Tyrone slips upstairs to take a call from Alina. When Nina reveals she’s off to a goth gig without him, Seb’s hurt. When Seb suggests he’d like to go with her to the gig, Nina’s amused and points out he’ll stand out like a sore thumb in his normal clothes.