Doctors spoilers: Sid Vere is heartbroken after his tragic loss

Doctors spoilers, Sid Vere
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Sid Vere tries to put a brave face on when he returns to work in the aftermath of tragic events on Doctors. But the heartbreak is just too much...

Sid Vere (played by Ashley Rice) unexpectedly arrives for work at the surgery on Doctors (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).

Karen Hollins (Jan Pearson) and Ruhma Carter (Bharti Patel) are both surprised after the SHOCK turn of events on yesterday's episode.

The surgery staff want to support Sid through his tragic loss.

However, Sid makes it very clear he just wants to be left alone.

Doctors spoilers, Sid Vere, Ruhma Carter

Sid Vere opens up to Ruhma after the terrible turn of events on Doctors...

But Ruhma, who suffered her own tragic loss not that long ago, decides that Sid needs help.

Can Ruhma find a way to support Sid and help him through what has happened?

Meanwhile, Luca McIntyre (Ross McClaren) gets a phone call and it isn't good news.

Jonno Parker (opens in new tab) has gone missing!

Jonno's family need Luca's help in finding the troubled bad boy.

But does Luca really want to get mixed-up with Jonno again, who still blames Luca over the death of his brother, Billy?

Doctors spoilers, Valerie Pitman, Nathan Sallery

What are Valerie and Nathan up to in the woods on Doctors?

Meanwhile, Nathan Sallery (James Barriscale) has arranged a surprise for new girlfriend, Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle).

He takes her on an outdoors survival skills course in the woods.

Valerie and Nathan are joined by the husband and wife team of Grant (Ruben Crow) and Denise Hodgson (Zannah Hodson).

Doctors spoilers, Denise Hodgson, Grant Hodgson

Valerie and Nathan meet squabbling couple, Denise and Grant on Doctors

But while Valerie and Nathan have a great time building a shelter in the woods, Denise is clearly frustrated with her husband's behaviour.

Grant is acting like a now-it-all and giving course tutor, Alec Dearmer (Fin Gardner) a tough time.

As tempers flare between Grant and Denise, Valerie starts to find herself questioning her own relationship.

Nathan opens his heart to Valerie.

But at the end of the day, does she really feel the same?

Doctors continues every Monday to Thursday 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?!


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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.