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Doctors spoilers: Ricky Delaine invites Valerie to his hotel room!

Doctors spoilers, Ricky Delaine
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Valerie can't believe her luck when her favourite West End star Ricky Delaine invites her to his hotel room on Doctors! Are things about to HOT up?

Valerie Pitman (played by Sarah Moyle) couldn't believe it when Ricky Delaine (Neil Roberts) attended her birthday celebrations on Doctors.

But on today's episode of the BBC daytime drama (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings), there's another surprise in store.

West End star Ricky invites Valerie to his hotel room!

Is Valerie about to get lucky with her favourite West End star?

Karen Hollins (Jan Pearson) reckons it all sounds a bit too dodgy.

But Valerie is determined not to miss her chance with Ricky.

In his hotel room, Ricky offers Valerie a drink and starts talking about a "proposition" he has for her...

Is Valerie really ready to jump into bed with the all too charming, Ricky Delaine?!

Doctors spoilers, Harriet Shelton

Harriet tries to get to know Rob better on Doctors

Meanwhile, Sergeant Harriet Shelton (Carley Stenson) makes an effort to get to know Rob Hollins (Chris Walker) better.

The pair didn't get off to a very good start when Harriet first arrived at the police station.

Harriet finds out more about Rob and wife Karen's fostering work.

Rob decides to give Harriet a chance and invites her to join him at a local quiz night.

Doctors, Rachel Coleman

Rachel is keeping a secret from her daughter Jemma on Doctors

Elsewhere, Zara Carmichael (Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh) meets Rachel Coleman (Melanie Gutteridge).

Rachel is at the surgery to discuss cardiac surgery.

Rachel has a heart condition and without surgery she could have a stroke.

But how long can Rachel keep the truth about her health from her daughter, Jemma (Erin Grace)?

Doctors returns on Tuesday 4th May 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)


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