Doctors spoilers: Ex-EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell guests

Doctors spoilers, Ruhma Carter, Joel Cooke, Charmaine Cooke
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Ex-EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell, who played Steven Beale, makes a guest appearance on today's episode of Doctors as a social media star

Ex-EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell makes a guest appearance on today's episode of Doctors (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide for full listings)

Remember Aaron? He played doomed Steven Beale, dad of baby Abi Branning.

Aaron has since gone onto appear in loads of stage productions including Wicked, Ghost and American Idiot.

On today's episode of the BBC daytime drama, Aaron plays Joel Cooke.

Joel arrives at St Phil's with his pregnant partner, Charmaine (Tricia Adele-Turner).

Joel and Charmaine have their own TV channel.

But midwife Ruhma Carter (Bharti Patel) starts to get annoyed when Joel wants to keep filming during Charmaine's pregnancy scan.

However, things take an alarming turn when Ruhma notices something off about the baby scan.

Are Charmaine, Joel and their social media followers about to get a SHOCK?

Meanwhile, Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle) is alarmed when she gets a call from Nathan Sallery (James Barriscale).

Nathan has wasted no time and has tracked down his birth mum, Barbara (Gemma Page)!

Nathan is sitting in his car outside Barbara's house.

WHAT other family secrets will be revealed if Nathan knocks at the door?

Valerie feels responsible since she started the original search for Baby Nathan.

But when Nathan finally does come face-to-face with Barbara, he's in for a shock.

Doctors spoilers, Nathan Sallery, Barbara

Doctors spoilers, Barbara, Nathan Sallery

Nathan tracks down his birth mum Barbara on Doctors

Barbara has dementia and can't seem to remember much from all those years ago.

Is Nathan definitely the baby she gave away?

Doctors continues every Monday to Thursday at 1:45pm on BBC One

Simon Timblick

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.