Monday 3 May 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Adam Sales
  • Director – Becky Wild

Moira and Cain set a plan in motion to catch Mack out on his dodgy dealings. Mack’s oblivious and assures Charity that he’s been discreet about their job, but when Aaron turns up to join in he realises he’s caught out: after Mack invited him along yesterday, Aaron went to Charity and threatened to blow the whistle unless he was cut in. Charity warns Mack not to mess the job up. Doing the deal in a non-spec yard, Mack’s buyer is furious when he finds a tracker amongst the goods in the back of the van and flees the scene. Mack and Aaron are in shock. Moira and Cain creep up to where the signal from the tracker has led them but are they in time to catch Mack in the act? How will Charity react when she hears their scheme is ruined?

Liam has given David a secret mission to help him set up his proposal to Leyla.

Tuesday 4 May 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Sharon Marshall
  • Director – Tim Royle

Jealous Meena, already suspecting that there’s a spark between David and Leyla, spots David heading over to see Leyla. David continues to stall Leyla, until Leanna gives him the signal that Liam’s ready to propose. As Leyla and David platonically part ways, Meena rages to see them so close. Thinking that Leyla is trying to steal David, Meena rudely interrupts Liam’s attempted proposal to Leyla. When Pollard points out to David that Liam’s proposal doesn’t appear to be going to plan, David explains to Meena that the reason he spent the morning with Leyla was to give Liam time to prepare for his proposal, inadvertently blowing the surprise. Liam’s upset that his proposal has been ruined but realising the lengths Liam went to propose to her, Leyla suggests he try again. After he delivers a speech from the heart, she’s overjoyed and says ‘Yes!’. As Liam and Leyla celebrate their engagement, David and Meena’s relationship is looking less stable.

Mandy encourages Lydia to apply for a Pupil Liaison Officer job at a local school after the success of her counselling session with Vinny.

Liv’s guilt over Paul’s death intensifies

After realising her brooch is missing Brenda begins to suspect that she and Pollard have been robbed.

Jimmy explains to Nicola that he thinks their marriage might have run its course.

Wednesday 5 May 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Bill Taylor
  • Director – Tim Royle

Guilty Liv almost gives into the temptation of having a drink. Will she open up to Aaron?

Mandy and Sam coach her ahead of her interview and assure her that she’s a born counsellor and she’s buoyed by their faith in her abilities.

Brenda accuses Faith of stealing her brooch but has she got it wrong?

Thursday 6 May 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Jo Maris
  • Director – Tim Royle

Lydia prepares for her video interview in the cafe, but is horrified when her computer’s bombarded with dodgy pop-ups. Afterwards, Lydia’s overjoyed with how well the interview went, but is shocked when a police officer enters the cafe with Sam and arrests her on suspicion of running a scam pension scheme. The Dingles are furious when Nicola speculates that Lydia might actually be guilty. The police officer escorts a terrified Lydia to the police station. Back at the Dingles’, Sam erupts in anger when he realises who is actually likely to be behind the crime Lydia’s been nabbed for.

Bear’s furious to see Faith outwardly flirting with Pollard again, how will he get his revenge?

Ethan continues to confide in Manpreet about his Mum, but when Charles enters he abruptly exits. Will Manpreet explain to Charles what his son is up to?

Thursday 6 May 2021 8.00pm – 8.30pm

  • Writer – Sarah Hooper
  • Director – Tim Royle

Mandy turns her anger towards Nicola for spreading gossip about Lydia’s arrest.

Friday 7 May 2021 7.00pm – 7.30pm

  • Writer – Sarah Bagshaw
  • Director – Tim Royle

Ethan opens up to Charles.

Charity grills Jimmy.

Manpreet is suspicious.


  • Amelia Curtis as Juliette Holliday
  • Anita Breheny as Police Officer
  • Anna Nightingale as Andrea Tate
  • Bhasker Patel as Rishi Sharma
  • Bradley Johnson as Vinny Dingle
  • Charlotte Bellamy as Laurel Thomas
  • Christopher Bisson as Jai Sharma
  • Christopher Chittell as Eric Pollard
  • Danny Miller as Aaron Dingle
  • Dominic Brunt as Paddy Dingle
  • Emile John as Ethan Anderson
  • Emma Atkins as Charity Dingle
  • Isobel Steele as Liv Flaherty
  • James Hooton as Sam Dingle
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Jeff Hordley as Cain Dingle
  • Jonny McPherson as Liam Cavanagh
  • Joshua Richards as Bear Wolf
  • Karen Blick as Lydia Dingle
  • Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
  • Lawrence Robb as Mackenzie Boyd
  • Lesley Dunlop as Brenda Walker
  • Lisa Riley as Mandy Dingle
  • Lucy Pargeter as Chas Dingle
  • Matthew Wolfenden as David Metcalfe
  • Mimi Slinger as Leanna Cavanagh
  • Natalie J. Robb as Moira Dingle
  • Nick Miles as Jimmy King
  • Nick Travis as Dealer
  • Nicola Wheeler as Nicola King
  • Paige Sandhu as Meena Jutla
  • Rebecca Sarker as Manpreet Sharma
  • Roxy Shahidi as Leyla Harding
  • Sally Dexter as Faith Dingle