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?


  • Anita Breheny as Police Officer
  • 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
  • Emile John as Ethan Anderson
  • Isobel Steele as Liv Flaherty
  • James Hooton as Sam Dingle
  • Jay Kontzle as Billy Fletcher
  • Joshua Richards as Bear Wolf
  • Karen Blick as Lydia Dingle
  • Kevin Mathurin as Charles Anderson
  • 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
  • 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