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River City

BBC Scotland

Stella's health causes concern

Molly and Bob struggle to live under the same roof

Angus and Zinnie's relationship heats up

This week's River City episode

Tuesday 25th November

 

This week in Shieldinch…Stella’s health is cause for concern as she receives devastating news; Molly and Bob struggle to live under the same roof; and Angus and Zinnie’s relationship heats up.

Stella wakes up in pain, feeling nauseous. Later that morning, Alex takes Stella to see Dr Dan after she collapses at work. At the Health Centre, Stella tells Dr Dan she suspects she’s pregnant. However, when the test comes back negative he arranges an ultrasound at the hospital, fearing it’s an ectopic pregnancy.

Back at the flat, Stella’s plans to tell Stevie about her health scare are put on hold when he confesses to his recent heroin temptation. Stella’s shock quickly turns to fury when she discovers Stevie confided in Eileen, not her. Rattled, Stella decides to stay quiet about her own troubles.

 

Stella meets up with her brother Mark who immediately senses something’s wrong but Stella brushes off his worries, keeping her worries to herself.

 
       
   

Elsewhere, Molly and Bob struggle to get on as housemates. Molly niggles at Bob but it’s clear she’s just finding fault to hide her true feelings – she’s missing Big Bob.

Despite their failed history of dating, Angus and Zinnie give their relationship another go. Feeling safe with Angus, Zinnie allows herself to get close to him and they spend the night together.

Stella is played by Keira Lucchesi, Molly by Una McLean, Bob by Stephen Purdon, Angus by Scott Fletcher, Zinnie by Nalini Chetty, Alex by Jordan Young, Dr Dan by Adam Robertson, Stevie by Paul James Corrigan, Eileen by Deirdre Davis, Jackie by Jacqui Prentice and Mark by Finlay MacMillan.

 

Previously on River City: Tuesday 18th November

 

This week in Shieldinch…big Bob’s health causes concern when he’s hospitalised in agonising pain; Molly faces a tough decision about Bob’s future which threatens to tear the family apart; and Scarlett steps over the line by asking Alex for a loan.

Molly and family are frantic with worry as big Bob lies immobilised with pain. Fearing the worst, their anxiety increases when Dr Dan explains they’ll need to wait for a specialised ambulance to take Bob to hospital due to his size.

At the hospital, family unity is thin on the ground as the blame game begins. Suspecting Bob’s had another heart attack, Molly lambasts Scarlett for squabbling with her brother over her windfall.

 

Later, Dr Nicholls shares the test results with the family – Bob has a kidney stone. Scarlett snaps at Bob for putting the family through a sleepless night, blaming his over-eating for his health issues.

 

At home, Molly stocks the cupboards for Bob’s return. Tatiana drops by and clocks the unhealthy food, berating Molly for her part in Bob’s issues with food. It hits a nerve so Molly seeks advice from Dr Dan who mentions a costly private rehab.

Torn, Molly tells Scarlett and Jimmy she can no longer fund their mini market dream – Bob needs her money more. Enraged, Scarlett vents her fury accusing Molly of, once again, favouring Bob. Smarting from Molly’s snub, Scarlett crosses the line and asks Alex to invest in the mini market, much to Kelly-Marie’s horror.

Back in Shieldinch, emotions run high as Bob and Molly face a life-changing decision.

Bob is played by Tom Urie, Molly by Una McLean, Scarlett by Sally Howitt, Alex by Jordan Young, Dr Dan by Adam Robertson, Dr Nicholls by Kimberley Sinclair, Tatiana by Magdalena Kaleta, Jimmy by Billy McElhaney and Kelly-Marie by Carmen Pieraccini.

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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Home and Away
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Holby City
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Coronation Street
Emmerdale
EastEnders
Home and Away
Neighbours
Doctors
Holby City
Casualty
Hollyoaks
River City
 Knots Landing
 
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