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Monday 16 December UK Original airing week of 4 December

Part 1

Tyler barges into the wedding and demands to know what’s happened to his mum. With rumours circling that Robert might’ve done away with Vicky, concerns spark for Michelle when she remembers that he emphatically told her Vicky wouldn’t be interrupting the wedding.
PAUL DECIDES TO FACE THE FUTURE HEAD ON Gemma and Bernie are concerned when the factory girls reveal that Paul told them about the abuse. Paul arranges a surprise for Billy and Sean back at the flat, revealing a beautifully dressed Christmas tree and asserting that he’s wanting to move forward in life.
DANIEL DOESN’T NEED A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS Daniel’s thankful for his dad’s support but insists he wants to be alone with Bertie. Adam tries to convince him to go out for the evening but he’d rather watch Sinead’s videos.
ELSEWHERE When Seb reveals he’s bought some tickets to ‘Bryan Maiden’ as a surprise, Emma’s thrilled.

Part 2


BERNIE TAKES THE LAW INTO HER OWN HANDS During his interview, Paul feels that the evidence against Kel is flimsy and later expresses his concerns to Billy, Bernie and Chesney that Kel will probably get off. Bernie decides to take matters about Kel into her own hands and heads to the precinct, writing ‘paedo’ under the picture of Kel on the security team noticeboard. A fight breaks out and Chesney accidentally pushes Kel’s face into a wall. The security guards escort them out.
ROBERT BEGINS TO FEEL THE HEAT the police question Robert about Vicky’s disappearance. Robert later turns up at Tyler’s house and accuses him of reporting him to the police.
GARY DOES A DEAL WITH DEREK Maria feels uneasy when Gary suggests they meet for lunch rather than talk. Derek calls by the furniture shop and asks for £3k, but Gary only bungs him a few quid and tells him to clear off.

ELSEWHERE Ahead of her trip to Edinburgh to see Emily, Rita remembers that she’d promised to feed Mrs MacElroy’s cat and searches for someone to help whilst she’s away. Later, a downbeat Rita confides in Jenny that she’s no longer going to Edinburgh as Emily has twisted her ankle, but in her search for a cat feeder, she’s realised she has no friends.

Tuesday 17 December

BERNIE TAKES ON THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE Bernie escapes the grip of the security guard and legs it, leaving Chesney to face the music. Paul tells Bernie that she’s jeopardised the case by assaulting Kel.
GARY'S GOT AN UNEXPECTED PROBLEM During lunch with Maria at the bistro, Gary spots Nick and Sarah and is immediately suspicious. Maria is offended thinking he still fancies Sarah, so he calls by at the barber’s with a bouquet of flowers to assure her otherwise.
CARLA THROWS ROBERT UNDER A BUS Tyler orders Robert to leave despite assuring him that he’d never harm Vicky or the baby. Michelle is questioned over Vicky’s disappearance and Robert’s violent past. When Carla is questioned, she confirms that he beat up Richie in order to protect Michelle.
ELSEWHERE Her trip to Edinburgh cancelled, Rita calls at the Kabin with the intention of returning to work, but Brian’s already hired Gail in her absence. Nick and Sarah secretly meet up with Derek and agree to buy the factory from him.

Wednesday 18 December


THERE’S MORE THAN ONE SURPRISE FOR MARIA Maria drops the bombshell to Gary that she’s pregnant, so he suggests they view the flat in Victoria Court that’s up for rent. Tyrone is suspicious when Gary shows off his flash 4x4, that he claims was acquired during a house clearance. Sarah is jealous when Gary presents Maria with the keys for the car, and soon realises that Maria is pregnant. After hearing the news from Sarah, Ali calls on Maria to warn her that Gary is a loan shark and that the furniture shop is just a front.
YASMEEN LEAVES LAS VEGAS WITH A SECRET Alya and Ryan tidy up No. 6 ahead of Yasmeen and Geoff’s return from Vegas. His suspicions about Alya and Ryan confirmed after consulting the hidden CCTV camera, Geoff gleefully reveals that he married Yasmeen whilst they were away. Whilst Yasmeen explains to Alya that the wedding was a spur of the moment thing, Tim suggests they should have another ceremony now they’re home to make it official. Geoff points out that won’t be necessary as their wedding was official, leaving Tim worried. Geoff bad mouths Alya to Yasmeen, telling her that she misused the house whilst they were away and she’s disapproving of their marriage because she’s concerned about her inheritance. Tim confides in Steve and Kevin that years ago he married an air hostess in Vegas thinking it was a joke, leaving them in hysterics realising that he’s a bigamist!

Thursday 19 December


DANIEL’S NEGLECTING HIMSELF Ken, Peter and Adam clean Daniel’s flat when they find it littered with bottles and Sinead’s face on the TV screen. When Daniel returns home he ushers them out, adamant he’d rather be on his own with Bertie. Alone, he sobs his heart out to another of Sinead’s videos.
ELSEWHERE Gemma is overjoyed that Aled and Carys are well enough to go home. Rita’s thrilled when she bumps into Norris and he agrees to pop in for a cuppa, but he can’t stay long as he’s meeting Freda. Rita masks her disappointment. Bernie sends Kel a message from Alfie suggesting they meet up.

Friday 20 December

DANIEL STRUGGLES TO FORGIVE Ken and Adam are shocked to find Daniel slumped on the floor clutching Bertie, in tears after watching Sinead’s video about Bethany. Ken urges Daniel to pull himself together and face the world. During lunch with Peter and Adam in the bistro, Daniel gets horribly drunk and then steps out in front of Cathy’s car, sending him sprawling. Bethany’s not convinced when Daniel regains consciousness and insists he’s fine. Tearful, he spills about the video and Bethany assures him that Sinead knew the kiss meant nothing and that all that would matter to her would be that he does his best for Bertie. Daniel promises that for Sinead’s sake he’s going to be a better Dad.
TIM MAKES A DEAL WITH HIS FUTURE EX WIFE Tim is uncomfortable at the thought of a Vegas party for Geoff and Yasmeen, and sets out for legal advice from Adam and Imran about his other marriage. Tracking Charlie the air hostess down to a bar in town, Tim asks for a divorce. She agrees but tells him to fund it. Geoff convinces Alya to stay away from the party, and she reluctantly agrees leaving him secretly delighted. Yasmeen is devastated. Steve and Kevin warn Tim that a divorce from Charlie could draw attention to his bigamy and it’s probably best he is truthful with Sally.

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