Monday 2nd March (episode 2)
A gobsmacked Steph stammers that she’s Andy’s girlfriend. As Gavin chats about his trip, Steph spots some of Andy’s Bistro payslips bearing Gavin’s name and stashes them in her pocket. Gavin explains how he lost his phone abroad so hasn’t had any messages. Unnerved, Steph makes her excuses and flees. Andy’s stunned when Steph informs him that Gavin has returned. Panicking that Gavin will find out how he’s been using his name and will kill him, Andy says he intends to tell Michael the truth. Steph advises him to face Gavin first.
Hearing that Katy’s meeting Linda in the pub, Owen decides to go along, keen to impress his daughters. Katy’s annoyed when Anna and Owen turn up in the pub, and decides to meet Linda somewhere else. Owen’s disappointed while Anna’s frustrated with him.
Sophie finds a tearful Rita in The Kabin, regretting her confrontation with Jenny. Sophie takes her for a drink to cheer her up.
Max refuses to take off the cap Callum gave him. Gail tries to explain to Max how David is a proper father to him, but Max insists David is horrible. When Michael suggests it might be worth letting him see Callum, David goes berserk but later admits that Michael was right and he can’t find any solution other than letting Callum see Max. Gail comforts a broken David. Tim and Sally speculate over Faye’s row with Craig. When Tim jokingly refers to him as her boyfriend, Faye goes mad.
Wednesday 4th March
Steph accompanies Andy to his flat. Their hearts race when Gavin immediately produces a rogue Bistro payslip plus the letter Michael wrote him. Gavin’s incredulous that Andy’s used his name to get a job and ingratiate himself with Michael. Andy splutters that Michael’s a decent man with a heart condition, but bitter Gavin has no kind words for the father who abandoned him. Andy’s scared stiff that Gavin will blow his cover. Steph urges him to come clean to Michael straight away. Steph and Andy find Gail and Michael in the Rovers but before they can say anything, Gavin walks in. Is he about to blow Andy’s secret?
Faye dreads a parents’ meeting about a school trip. When Anna and Owen arrive they sit with a couple and their son, Jackson. Faye’s alarmed to see him, makes an excuse and flees the room, leaving Anna and Owen increasingly confused by Faye’s behaviour. Meanwhile Anna’s unimpressed when Owen invites Linda and Katy up to the flat to look at old photos.
Michelle and Liz agree that Eileen is ill suited to bar work but are wary of firing her. Michelle steels herself to sack Eileen but loses her nerve.
Roy and Sharif compete for an allotment plot. Callum’s surprised when David arranges for him to see Max but when Callum arrives David reveals that Max is out. What is David playing at?
Friday 6th March (episode 1)
Steph and Andy wonder where they are going to find £5K to pay off Gavin. But when they tell Gavin they can’t raise his money, he coldly responds that he intends to give Michael the shock of his life. Andy’s panic-stricken at the thought of Gavin gate crashing Michael’s stag do and giving him a heart attack. When Nick hands him the Bistro takings for the bank, Step’s outraged as Andy suggests staging a mugging and giving Gavin the cash. Will Steph agree to go through with the phoney mugging, for the sake of Michael’s health?
As Gail’s hen party gets underway at the Rovers, Eileen continuously snipes at Gail, to Michelle’s irritation.
Anna and Owen argue over her hostility towards Linda and him favouring his own daughters over a troubled Faye. In an attempt to escape their kids’ problems, Owen and Anna agree to a night out. But over a drink conversation is strained.
Gail’s heart goes out to David as Callum collects an excited Max from No.8. Returning home from a fun trip to the fair, David seethes as Max kisses Callum goodnight. Erica turns up at the pub to surprise Liz.
Friday 6th March (episode 2)
Steph acts shocked when Andy enters the Bistro in a state and announces he’s been robbed of the takings. As Michael fusses round him, the police quiz Andy and assure Nick they will investigate. Andy urges guilt-ridden Steph to keep a cool head. They’re horrified when Gavin arrives to keep an eye on Michael’s stag do and arrange to meet him back at the flat. Gail and Michael look forward to their big day, determined nothing will go wrong! But how will Gavin react when the stolen takings amount to less than half the £5K he demanded?
As the hen night continues, an increasingly tipsy Eileen winds up Gail, as Liz and Michelle look on disapprovingly. Eileen gets drunk and maudlin about her single status. Todd offers to help her with online dating but seeing Eileen upset, Steve and Michelle assume Liz has sacked her and offer sympathetic murmurs. How will Eileen react to her friends’ betrayal?
Anna’s annoyed when Linda, Katy and Callum crash her date with Owen. Katy’s peeved as Anna’s frosty with Linda and when Gail overhears Callum smarming the Armstrongs, she gleefully reveals that he’s a drug-dealer. Katy’s defensive as Owen and Linda reel. Sick of her evening being hijacked, how will Anna respond?
Sharif and Roy are interviewed for the one remaining allotment plot. Nick’s delighted to see Erica, they can’t keep their hands off each other as they pick up where they left off.
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