Doctors spoilers: WHY is Al Haskey dressed in drag?

Doctors, Al Haskey, Teena Bizkit/Brian Lewis
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Is Al Haskey a fan of Ru Paul's Drag Race? Get watching today's episode of Doctors to find out why the medic gets his drag act on!

Al Haskey's (played by Ian Midlane) stay with his mum, Eve (Rachel Bell) continues on Doctors (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide for full listings).

In today's episode of the BBC daytime drama, Al is taking Eve to a film quiz night at a local pub.

Film buff Al is looking forward to the ultimate pub quiz showdown and spending some quality time with Eve.

But he's in for a SHOCK when the bitchy drag queen host, Teena Bizkit turns out to be Al's childhood bully and arch-nemesis, Brian Lewis (Stephen Bessant)!

Al tries to hold his own. But after Teena humiliates Al in front of the pub, making him the butt of her jokes, sneaky Eve starts plotting a way for them to win the film quiz and wipe the smile off Teena's face at the same time!

Doctors, Karen Hollins, Jayden Hunt, Rob Hollins

Karen bakes Jayden some "special" brownies... with disastrous results on Doctors!

Meanwhile, Karen Hollins (Jan Pearson) has baked some "special" brownies for her new foster child, Jayden Hunt (Ciaran Stow), using the weed she secretly bought on the Churchill Estate.

But disaster strikes when Karen's policeman husband, Rob (Chris Walker) accidentally eats one of the brownies!

Will Karen get busted for involving Rob in her illegal dealings?

Elsewhere, surgery receptionist, Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle) is looking forward to a quiet night in.

But that all changes when she sees a worrying video message on social media from agency nurse, Krissie Myers (Rhiannon Neads).

Doctors, Valerie Pitman

Doctors, Krissie Myers

Can Valerie act in time to stop a stressed-out nurse, Krissie from harming herself on Doctors?

Valerie fears the stressed-out nurse could be planning to take her own life...

As Valerie tries to track down Krissie and find out her address, will she be in time to stop Krissie from harming herself?

Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One

Simon Timblick
Writer

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.