Doctors spoilers: Fatal attraction? Valerie Pitman’s secrets revealed in flashback episode

Did Valerie have a motive for the murder of Grant Hill? More is revealed in this flashback episode with ex-EastEnders star Jack Ryder

As the police continue to re-investigate the murder of Grant Hill, this special flashback episode is set in 2007 and reveals more about current surgery receptionist Valerie Pitman’s obsession with married man Grant (played by ex-EastEnders star Jack Ryder… remember him as doomed Jamie Mitchell?)

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Ex-EastEnders star Jack Ryder guest stars as Grant Hill (Picture: BBC)

Working as a temp receptionist, lonely Valerie finds herself being put down by other members of staff.  But she finds a friend in Grant, who works in finance. They bond over their shared love of the TV series Gavin and Stacey and Valerie begins to buy Grant gifts including bottles of red wine.

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Valerie’s crush on married man Grant spirals out of control… (Picture: BBC)

However, Valerie is crushed when Grant’s wife Charlotte (played by ex-Coronation Street star Debra Stephenson) arrives to see him one afternoon.

Valerie senses tension between the pair and gets carried away with her fantasies, convinced she and Grant could be together if Charlotte was out of the picture…

But things go horribly wrong for Valerie, after Grant doesn’t react well when she writes him a love letter – and then she tries to kiss him!

Rejected by the man of her dreams, could Valerie have had a motive for murder?

Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One