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River City

BBC Scotland

Angus and Bob are on Lenny's radar

Romance blossoms between Kelly-Marie and Alex

Stella's ambitions drive a wedge between her and Stevie

This week's River City episode

Tuesday 29th July

 

This week in Shieldinch…Angus and Bob’s latest car scam puts them on Lenny’s radar – for all the wrong reasons; a blast from Lenny’s past calls on his divine intervention; and while romance blossoms between Kelly-Marie and Alex, Stella’s ambitions drive a wedge between her and Stevie.

Flush with cash from their recent car-chopping scam, Angus and Bob party hard. The next day, complete with hangover, Bob gives Scarlett some much-needed money to pay his way – feeling good for once.

With a taste for cash, Angus sets his sights on another job, taking an unsuspecting Bob with him to steal a luxury car. The trouble is this car belongs to Monsignor Laverty, an associate of Lenny’s who’s anxious to get the vehicle - and its contents - back urgently.

Blissfully unaware Lenny’s looking for the car, Angus and Bob strike a deal with Big Rab and handover the stolen vehicle. Later, when Lenny arrives at Big Rab’s car lot he spots the stolen vehicle and tries, unsuccessfully, to buy it off him.

Lenny quickly puts the pieces together and confronts Angus and Bob about their dodgy dealings. Caught between a rock and a hard place, Lenny tells the pair to steal the car back from Big Rab or face his fury.

Elsewhere, Kelly-Marie is thrilled when Alex invites her to a spa hotel for the weekend. But disharmony grows between Stella and Stevie after her ambitions to better herself cast a shadow over their relationship. It looks as though they might be stuck in a rut.

Angus is played by Scott Fletcher, Bob by Stephen Purdon, Lenny by Frank Gallagher, Kelly-Marie by Carmen Pieraccini, Alex by Jordan Young, Stella by Keira Lucchesi, Stevie by Paul James Corrigan, Scarlett by Sally Howitt, Monsignor Laverty by Gordon Brown and Big Rab by Rab Affleck. 

 

Previously on River City: Tuesday 22nd July

 

This week in Shieldinch…as suspicion surrounds, Murray feels like a social outcast, forcing him to consider his future; Angus susses Kirsty’s lies and urges her to do the right thing; and Bob makes a dodgy deal with Angus while Molly welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay to Shieldinch.

Despite gossip and cruel speculation, Murray tries to put on a brave face, optimistic he’ll be cleared of any wrongdoing. He turns to his friends for much-needed support but is disappointed when Raymond keeps his distance.

Alan is furious to discover no further action will be taken against Murray. Guilt-ridden, Kirsty considers telling her father the truth but is persuaded not to by Finn who revels in the drama they’ve caused. Suspicious of how well Kirsty’s taken the news, Angus challenges his sister about the incident. Kirsty confesses but is reluctant to take Angus’ advice and admit she lied, fearing her father’s reaction.

 

With insider information from journalist Iain Miller, Alan uncovers potentially damaging skeletons in Murray’s closet. Eileen and Raymond’s reaction to this latest slur makes Murray realise that, in spite of being innocent, his reputation has been tarnished forever. Feeling rejected by his close friends, Murray considers whether he has a place in Shieldinch anymore.

Elsewhere, a cash-strapped Bob agrees to some dodgy car deals with Angus while Molly limbers up for a starring role when the Queen’s Baton Relay comes to Shieldinch.

Murray is played by Brian Crozier, Angus by Scott Fletcher, Kirsty by Bobby Rainsbury, Bob by Stephen Purdon, Molly by Una McLean, Raymond by Paul Samson, Alan by Stephen McCole, Finn by Sonny Green and Iain Miller by Allan Lindsay.

Viewers outside Scotland can access this programme on Sky Channel 971, Freesat Channel 960, Virgin Media Channel 862 or bbc.co.uk/iplayer

 

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