It’s the day of the Christmas tree judging and Immie, who was recruited by Michelle to help her win the competition, is nervous. Julia names Immie as the winner – seeing as she did all the work!

Heston tells everyone that he has booked a Father Christmas for the party and when good looking 26 year old Sam Dickens arrives as Santa, Zara personally shows him where The Icon is!

At the party Lily grabs the microphone and asks Heston to marry her but to everyone’s shock Heston just walks out! Lily catches up with Heston, and he tells her she’s only doing this for the fostering. The whole process has made Heston realise that long term they would never work out.

At the party the staff find out that Sam is a stripper-gram Father Christmas! No-one is more delighted than Simon who has a sneaky kiss with Sam.

Jimmi is missing and everyone assumes he’s gone on holiday early, but really he is semi conscious chained to a radiator – what will happen to him?

Also, in his attempts to avoid Karen’s Christmas cheer, Rob is soon on the trail of a serial burglar who doesn’t appear to steal anything.

*Doctors returns to BBC ONE on Monday 4 January 2010.

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