The fallout from Al's infamous 15 minutes of fame continues when a patient reckons he is racist and demands to see another doctor!
Al Haskey has now apologised to Mr Singh, the bus driver he had a very public showdown with after Mr Singh's tourist bus accidentally hit Al's beloved new action figure.
However, this week he discovers he may need to do some more damage control after a patient, Kathy Richards, demands to see another doctor. She's heard all about angry Al and his very public comments about Asian bus driver, Mr Singh!
Al is taken aback by Kathy's hostility. Can his colleague Jimmi Clay and family friend Shak Hanif give Al some advice on how to win back people's approval?
Elsewhere in Letherbridge, policeman Rob Hollins has been working overtime on the Grant Hill murder case and managed to miss his wife, Karen's birthday. Whoops! However, there's a possible twist in the case when Jimmi suggests to Rob they shouldn't rule out suicide as a cause of death. So does this mean Grant's wife Charlotte, who was originally convicted of his murder and sent to prison, is definitely an innocent woman?
Back at The Mill, Becky Clarke has organised the delivery of the memorial bench in memory of Dr Heston Carter, who died last year after a car crash.
But how will Heston's widow, midwife Ruhma Carter, react when she discovers Becky hasn't involved her in any of the decision-making?
Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One
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)
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