With her unborn baby unable to survive outside her womb, Chas Dingle’s due date is a painful countdown to tragedy. She and Paddy Kirk have been on a rollercoaster ride of emotions since discovering their baby daughter has bilateral renal agensis.
But, the time has come to celebrate their baby’s life and Faith has organised a party in her honour, during which Chas (Lucy Pargeter) and Paddy (Dominic Brunt) will reveal the name of their child. When Chas arrives at the Dingles’ she’s overwhelmed at the OTT event, for which over-zealous Faith later apologises. Afterwards, Chas comes to a decision and tells Paddy she wants to go ahead and donate their daughter’s organs after her death.
Jai’s forced to go spend time with Aiesha so Rishi can be with Manpreet. Soon enough, a double date at David’s shop is underway! But will the group get on?
There’s tension between Bob and Laurel following their row about the cafe. Bob tells Laurel he’s sorry for not telling her the truth about losing his job there – but will he have learned his lesson?
Elsewhere, imprisoned in her shack deep in the woods, Rebecca hammers away at her chains and knocks over the last of the water her captor, Lachlan, left her…