Monday 26th July 2021
MICHAEL AND JAMES ARE TARGETED AGAIN Michael and James test drive a sports car after James is offered 30k for his interview. A police car pulls them over and when James questions the officer as to why he pulled them over, the officer arrests James for obstruction and handcuffs him. James trips and injures his leg. Craig rounds the corner to see James in agony and Michael’s convinced they’re victims of an unprovoked racist attack. In the hospital James is convinced his career is over.
HOPE PLAYS MEDIATOR Alina asserts that his jealousy over Fiz is humiliating. Hope overhears Fiz and Tyrone rowing in the furniture shop. She demands that she needs both their help with her school project.
LAURA’S PLAN IS EXPOSED Laura meets up with Chris in the bistro and tells her she wants £30k for Kelly’s story. Chris warns Daniel that Laura is trying to sell her daughter’s story. Daniel warns Imran and Toyah that Laura is trying to flog Kelly’s story.
THERE’S A SURPRISE IN STORE FOR SUMMER Aadi finds Summer in the cafe and casually tries to flirt with her.
Monday 26th July 2021
JAMES FEARS HIS CAREER IS OVER James returns home on crutches. Michael tries again to persuade James to make a complaint, but he refuses. Michael and James are shocked to discover that someone filmed their arrest and posted the video online. James accepts they should make a formal complaint to the police.
IMRAN TRIES TO STOP THE PRESS Toyah and Imran make it clear to Laura that if she sells Kelly’s story to the papers, they’ll report her to Social Services. A police officer arrives at the factory and arrests Laura on suspicion of child cruelty, Laura blames Toyah and Imran but who really was it?
EVERYTHING FALLS BACK INTO PLACE FOR TODD Billy and Todd reveal that Nina is going to design her a bespoke groomsmaid dress.
ELSEWHERE Hope works on her school project, but when she includes Phill in her picture, Tyrone becomes jealous and Fiz is amused.
Wednesday 28th July 2021
TODD MAKES IT TO THE BIG SCREEN Billy tells Mary they’ve booked their wedding for 5 weeks’ time. Summer lets slip that Todd gave Billy £1000 towards the halfway house, Will realises that Todd ripped him off. As Will lists all Todd’s crimes and reveals the lengths he went to, to split up Billy and Paul, Summer’s horrified. Summer confronts Todd. Determined to expose Todd, Will sends a video to Paul. As the locals gather in Victoria Garden for the calendar launch party, Paul swaps the laptop for his own. Having introduced the film, Emma presses play on the laptop To Todd’s horror, the film turns out to be an incriminating video of him telling Will how he successfully split up Billy and Paul.
CRAIG CROSSES A THIN BLUE LINE PC Brody confides in Craig that James and Michael have lodged a formal complaint about the arrest and accused him of racism.
ELSEWHERE Toyah and Imran visit Kelly and assure that she might not have her Mum’s support, but they’ll be there for her every step of the way.
Wednesday 28th July 2021
TODD’S WORLD IS BLOWN APART Billy stares at Todd in utter disgust before heading off. On the street, Billy, Summer and Paul watch as Todd is arrested for theft and led away.
MICHAEL SEEKS COMFORT WITH GRACE In the police station, PC Brody sidles up to Craig and asks him not to mention the fact that he thought James’s driving was fine and didn’t warrant being pulled over, what will Craig do? Grace reveals that she’s re-launched his website to include the baby-grows and suggests she and Michael go upstairs.
THE CALENDAR STARS FINALLY STAND PROUD In the bistro, Steve, Dev, Tim and Chesney feel guilty at missing the launch party. Steve, Dev, Tim and Chesney troop over to Victoria Garden only to find Mary clearing up. Mary explains how the calendar launch never took place and they ended up watching Todd’s confession instead. Emma and Curtis are touched to see Steve, Tim, Dev and Cheshey have gone to the trouble of advertising the calendar in their windows and declare the day a success after all.
ELSEWHERE Kelly describes her childhood to the social worker, explaining how her Mum would knock her about and then go missing for days. Hope accuses Tyrone of spending all his money on the new baby and nothing on her.
Friday 30th July 2021
TODD STEPS UP FOR SUMMER Billy and Summer agree that they did the right thing reporting Todd to the police. Summer and Aadi chill out together in Victoria Garden. When Aadi offers her a fruit cider, Summer is convinced that one bottle won’t upset her blood sugar. Having found out from Aadi that Summer went home feeling unwell, Todd kicks the door in and is horrified to find Summer unconscious on the kitchen floor.
MICHAEL TRIES TO TRUST AGAIN After spending the night together, Grace is loved up. In the hospital, James wakes from his operation.
FIZ PUTS HER FAMILY FIRST Fiz meets Phill for lunch. At No.9, Evelyn assures Fiz that Hope is fine and but in the backyard, Hope rips the head of the baby’s teddy and stuffs it in her backpack.
ELSEWHERE Freda introduces Charlie, a BSL teacher to Gemma and Chesney. Chesney admits he’s struggling with sign language and hopes Aled’s operation will make things easier.