Monday December 21st 7:30pm – 8:00pm
- Writer – John Kerr
- Directer – Steve Finn
NATASHA DROPS A BOMBSHELL ON NICK Leannne starts packing away Oliver’s toys, but she’s overcome with grief. A stressed Natasha tracks Nick down to the bistro and reveals that Sam’s gone missing as she told him that she has a new job and they are moving to London.
SHONA TRIES TO PROVE HERSELF TO DAVID Nursing a hangover, Shona apologises to David for messing things up yet again. David assures her it’s okay, but it’s clear her behaviour is weighing him down and the situation is not helped when, having watched the CCTV, Ray orders David to drop his campaign against the planning application or he’ll report Shona to the police for breaking into the Bistro and stealing cocktails..
PAUL LEAVES BILLY ON HIS TODD Billy senses Paul’s anxiety and wonders if it’s to do with the helpline. Paul insists he’s fine. Manipulative Todd suggests to Paul that he should spoil Billy with a takeaway and a quiet night in. Will calls Paul and makes out he’s having a crisis and Paul agrees to meet up with him. Paul is grateful when Todd offers to smooth things over with Billy and lie on his behalf.
ELSEWHERE A police officer approaches Sarah and questions her about Rick’s watch. Sarah does her best to cover her tracks. When Maria finds out from Bernie that she found a watch in the woods and Gary was desperate to get his hands on it, her mind races. Worried about how they’re going to fund Christmas, Chesney urges Gemma to get down to the fitness centre and flog some of her new makeup range.
- Ben Price as Nick Tilsley
- Daniel Brocklebank as Billy Mayhew
- Dolly-Rose Campbell as Gemma Winter
- Gareth Pierce as Todd Grimshaw
- Georgia Taylor as Toyah Battersby
- Helen Worth as Gail Rodwell
- Jack P Shepherd as David Platt
- James Quinn as DS Willets
- Jane Danson as Leanne Battersby
- Jane Hazelgrove as Bernie Winter
- Jude Riordan as Sam Blakeman
- Julia Goulding as Shona Platt
- Mark Frost as Ray Crosby
- Peter Ash as Paul Foreman
- Peter Gunn as Brian Packham
- Rachel Leskovac as Natasha Blakeman
- Ryan Russell as Michael Bailey
- Sam Aston as Chesney Brown
- Samia Longchambon as Maria Connor
- Samuel Robertson as Adam Barlow
- Sophie Elliott as Nurse
- Tina O’brien as Sarah Barlow