Monday February 6th
THE BISTRO DRUG DEAL GOES OFF WITH A BANG Nick calls Damon and confirms that the drugs have been delivered. Two masked men enter the bistro and pointing a gun at Ryan, demand that he hand over the drugs. Ryan’s terrified whilst Sam dives under a table and calls Nick. As he answers, a gunshot can be heard coming from the bistro. Nick, Leanne and Damon race towards the bistro fearing for Sam and Ryan. Having been alerted to the gunshot the police arrive, as a handler arrives in the bistro with his sniffer dog. Is the game up?
A STRANGER WARNS OF DANGER FOR SEAN Todd pulls up in a taxi as Sean and Laurence head up the street. The driver recognises Laurence and warns Todd and Eileen that their friend needs to watch his back. Todd tells Sean about the cab driver. Outside the Rovers, Sean grabs Todd’s phone, finds the taxi app and shows Laurence a picture of Mitch the taxi driver. Laurence makes out he’s never seen him before. At No.11, Eileen reveals that she’s found a picture online of Laurence and his wife with her arm round Mitch, the taxi driver. Sean tells Todd and Eileen that they’re totally wrong about Laurence, and he’s booked them a minibreak.
BERNIE AND DEV ENTER THE ROUGH Bernie’s furious to hear from Chesney that Dev let her win at golf. Dev admits she was terrific and the team would be lucky to have her. Dev and Bernie return from the golfing range. Gemma assumes Dev let her win again, but Dev concedes that Bernie’s a natural. At No.5, Bernie tells how the Ladies’ Captain reckons they’ll waive the membership fee and offer her a scholarship. Dev does his best to appear pleased for her.
ELSEWHERE In the café, Roy suggests to Evelyn that she might like to return to her job at the charity shop. Meanwhile Roy continually checks his phone for updates on the roman fort excavation. Carla confides in Nina that she’s concerned about Roy’s obsession with his smartphone. Adam tells Sarah he’s taking her for dinner as there’s something he wants to discuss. At No.3, Michael shows Sarah some more of his designs and suggests they think big and bombard all the retailers on the list Stephen provided.
Wednesday 8th February
NICK MAKES THE RIGHT CALL Craig tells Leanne that they’ve arrested two men who they suspect were the gunmen. Leanne calls Nick and implores him to get rid of the drugs. Nick tells Damon to pick up the drugs or he’ll dispose of them down the toilet. Having placed the holdall of drugs in the boot, Damon climbs into his car, but suddenly police sirens are heard. Will Damon make his getaway?
LAURENCE’S PAST COMES TO LIGHT Eileen and Todd track down Mitch the taxi driver who reveals how he and Laurence were having an affair when Lindsey fell down the mountain and he suspects Laurence pushed her. Eileen and Todd are left shell-shocked. Eileen and Todd break the news to Sean. When Laurence reveals that the surprise minibreak involves mountains, Sean masks his unease.
SARAH TEMPTS BETH WITH AFTER HOURS WORK When Sarah admits that she needs to work late again as they’re trying to win a big contract, Adam tells her that they need to make time to talk about having a baby. Sarah tells him that now isn’t the right time to be thinking about a baby. In the factory, Sarah, Michael and Stephen watch as Beth works away on the new samples.
ELSEWHERE In the shop, Asha tells Dev he should be proud of Bernie’s golfing skills rather than jealous. Nina finds Roy tapping away on his phone and worries that it’s become an obsession.
Friday 10th February
STEPHEN HOSTS A COVERT TOUR OF THE FACTORY Having spent all night working on the samples, Beth tells Michael that her machine has jammed and if Carla sees it she’ll realise she’s been moonlighting. Sarah promises Adam that she’s willing to think about having a baby when the time is right. Sarah and Michael meet up with Rufus from Donahues and show him their samples. Stephen shows Rufus around the factory. Carla returns and Stephen quickly steers Rufus away. In the bistro, Rufus quizzes Stephen who makes out Carla is his PA. Rufus announces that he’d like the exclusive rights to their products. Peter gives Rufus a lift in his taxi and is surprised when Rufus explains that he’s here to do a deal with the factory. In the bistro, Sarah, Michael and Stephen raise a toast to their new successful business. When Peter reveals that he gave Rufus a lift and apparently he’s doing a deal with the factory, will Carla realise what Stephen was up to?
SEAN DOESN’T WANT TO FALL FOR LAURENCE In the café, Laurence reveals how there will be no phone signal as the village is in the middle of nowhere. How much danger is Sean in?
PETER TRIES TO CRACK ON WITH HIS TRADING UP BET Peter calls at the factory and tells Carla how he intends to trade up his tablet for a motorbike. Peter calls at No.9 with the tablet for Ruby in exchange for some tools. But when Ruby discovers the screen cracked, Tyrone tells him the deal is off.
ELSEWHERE Nina challenges Roy to put his phone away and work the rest of his shift without looking at it. Dee-Dee calls at the bistro looking for Damon.
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