Doctors spoilers: Is romance in store for Dr Al Haskey?

It looks like there's romance in store for Al, when he is reunited with a very special vicar, Frances Harrison, who has a BIG question for him...

Dr Al Haskey first met Frances Harrison when he attended his estranged father’s memorial service back in 2017, and she turned out to be a family friend who gave him more of an insight into his father’s life and helped him deal with a Haskey family rift.

So the medic is in for a pleasant surprise as he’s reunited with vicar Frances, when she arrives at The Mill with local vicar Gordon Clement.

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Frances is back in Letherbridge! (Picture: BBC)

Frances reveals she has a new job in New Zealand, and Al offers to accompany her when she visits her former lecturer, Bob Steele ,and his grand-daughter Audrey, who both turn out to be big fans of space, just like Al. He’s super-excited when he discovers Bob was a member of the original Apollo crew!

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The pair meet super space fans Bob and his grand-daughter Audrey (Picture: BBC)

Meanwhile, the doc’s surgery colleague Ayesha Lee sneakily phones him while he’s out and about, knowing Al secretly has romance on his mind where Frances is concerned!

After spending an out-of-this-world day together, Al decides to move in for a kiss! But it looks like the romance could be short-lived when Frances makes a shock announcement…

Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One