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River City

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Bob forces Patrick to confront his past

Cassie puts Angus to the test

Pete sets his sights on becoming AJ's flatmate

This week's River City episode

Tuesday 26th July


This week in Shieldinch…Bob forces a troubled Patrick to confront his past but it’s easier said than done; Cassie puts Angus to the test in order to convince the Home Office they’re newlyweds; and Pete sets his sights on becoming AJ’s new flatmate.

Bob comes to Patrick’s rescue after he spends the night in police custody after breaking into his former care home. Bob’s stunned when Patrick pleads to be taken to the address of the man who abused him as a child. Seeing his brother emotionally broken, Bob urges Patrick to reveal why he’s been off-the-rails recently and confide in Scarlett and Angel about his past.

In a bid to help, Bob seeks out Patrick’s abuser online and is shocked to discover he’s still working with vulnerable teenagers. As Patrick’s world unravels around him, he’s forced to face up to the demons from his past.

Elsewhere, Cassie tutors Angus ahead of their home office interview. Facing possible deportation, Cassie’s irked by Angus’ lack of focus while he rebels against her overbearing attitude.

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More River City . . .

Pete finds himself homeless after Caitlin throws him out. Ever the opportunist, Pete wriggles his way into AJ’s good books and after a drinking session, persuading a drunk AJ to let him move in.

Alasdair attempts to hide news of his clean bill of health from Molly who wants him out of her flat. However, Alasdair soon finds himself out in the cold and makes the decision to stop running from his past.

Bob is played by Stephen Purdon, Patrick by Gerard Miller, Cassie by Sophia Kolinas, Angus by Scott Fletcher, Pete by Andy Gray, AJ by Sanjeev Kohli, Scarlett by Sally Howitt, Angel by Hanna Stanbridge, Caitlin by Gayle Telfer-Stevens, Alasdair by Michael Mackenzie and Molly by Una McLean.


Previously on River City

Tuesday 19th July


This week in Shieldinch…Stella’s life is turned upside down when Stevie makes a dramatic return; AJ pulls out all the stops to win back his Annie’s affections; and Kelly-Marie is stunned to see Gabriel back in town.

Stella’s overwhelmed when Stevie makes a secret return to Shieldinch. On the run from the police, Stevie pleads with Stella to escape to Europe with baby Hope and start a new life together. However, he’s devastated to learn about Stella’s rekindled relationship with Bob. Stella explains she made the decision for Hope’s future, not hers.

Later, Stella takes baby Hope to the hotel Stevie’s hiding in for a final farewell. As the family make the most of their time together, Stella can’t fight her feelings for Stevie.

Back in Shieldinch, a jealous Bob waits anxiously for Stella’s return. Angus urges Bob to get rid of Stevie once and for all – call the police. With heat on Stevie, heartbreak awaits Stella.


Elsewhere, AJ clings on to the hope Annie will see sense over her affair with Alex. However, his attempts to woo Annie with a romantic meal backfire when she admits their marriage is over - she’s in love with Alex.

With Gabriel back in Shieldinch, Kelly-Marie hopes to build bridges but he makes it clear he’s not back for good. On Robbie’s advice, Kelly-Marie tries to re-connect with him but when he is not interested so she decides not to tell him she is pregnant with his baby.

Stella is played by Keira Lucchesi, Stevie by Paul James Corrigan, AJ by Sanjeev Kohli, Annie by Dawn Steele, Kelly-Marie by Carmen Pieraccini, Gabriel by Garry Sweeney, Bob by Stephen Purdon, Angus by Scott Fletcher and Alex by Jordan Young.



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