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Calvin and Mercedes Kiss!
Calvin and Mercedes Kiss!

Mercedes is annoyed that Malachy spurned her advances and is only satisfied when he promises to make it up to her. But Malachy finally snaps and tells Mercedes that working and living together is too much. Confiding her fears to Calvin, what appears to be a friendly chat leads into something more... Cindy takes her frustrations out on Dominic while struggling to explain to Tom why poppies are worn for Remembrance Day. When Cindy and Dominic's spat comes to a head, Tony diffuses the situation. Tony decides to do something to commemorate the sacrifices made during the war and declares he's holding a theme day... Rhys comes out of Hayley's bedroom and the students realise that they've spent the night together. She's quick to pass off her night with Rhys as a one-off. But, Rhys can't praise her enough to Josh. Josh confronting Hayley and she tells him exactly what she thinks of his attempts to put her off Rhys. Also; Lauren's concerned when she hears crying in the school toilets unaware that it's Anita. After school, Anita's paranoia grows when she sees Lauren and Gaz together. She seeks out Hannah, telling her she's not been eating. Agreeing to support her, Hannah finds herself in too deep... Click here to watch'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.