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Anita, Newt and Lauren break into the school!

Anita, Newt and Lauren break into the school!
Anita, Newt and Lauren break into the school!

During a flashback to one week ago, we see the gang break into school at night to find Anita's necklace. It emerges that Gaz has been sleeping in the school, and when Lauren offers him some food, Gaz reveals that he's allergic to peanuts. Anita finds directions to Mr Mottram's holiday home and decides they should go on a trip. Later, Gaz vows to break Newt's gang apart and secretly films Anita and Newt kissing. Returning to real-time Nancy tells Lauren that Gaz has gone into seizure. Soon afterwards, Anita watches on as Lauren tells Ste that she believes Ricky is guilty. We see a flashback to the cottage of Anita pouring peanuts in Gaz's lager, and of Lauren explaining to Newt, how Hamlet could have got away with murder... Leila reveals to Elliot that she is looking for Anita, who's gone missing. In a ploy to get Leila to talk to Elliot, Archie brings her to the Evissa flat. As Archie comforts her, they end up kissing... Also, Calvin helps Mercedes when she falls over chasing after Gaz. While she waits for her taxi to turn up, they reflect on their past relationships, leaving Mercedes wondering if hers can survive. Click here to watch whatsontv.co.uk’s new weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop (opens in new tab)

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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 


An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.