Doctors spoilers: Valerie Pitman denies murdering Grant Hill

Doctors, Valerie Pitman
Programme Name: Doctors 2018/19 - TX: 01/03/2019 - Episode: Doctors 2018/19 - S20 - ep 75 (No. 75) - Picture Shows: Valerie Pitman (SARAH MOYLE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Screen grab (Image credit: BBC)

A shocked Valerie is questioned by the police after her past love letters to murdered Grant Hill are leaked to the press...

Valerie Pitman's past comes back to haunt her after the secret love letters she wrote to married man Grant Hill, shortly before his murder in 2007, are leaked to the press...

It's not long before journalists descend on The Mill, determined to get all the juicy details on poison pen letter-writer Valerie, convinced the surgery receptionist is the real murderer of Grant!

Doctors, Valerie Pitman

Valerie becomes front page news! (Picture: BBC)

With all the unwanted attention, Dr Daniel Granger and practice manager Becky Clarke try to do damage control and suggest Valerie goes home and doesn't come back to work until things have calmed down. But just then, policeman Rob Hollins arrives to take Valerie in for questioning in connection with Grant's murder...

Faced with her incriminating love letters, can Valerie find a way to prove she is innocent?

Doctors, Valerie Pitman, Ayesha Lee

Valerie is comforted by co-worker Ayesha (Picture: BBC)

Meanwhile, Sid Vere finally discovers his new patient is really Grant's widow Charlotte. Will the medic refuse to see her again?

And Daniel tries to help a stressed-out journalist Meg Matthews, who he suspects has a stomach ulcer after she doubles up in pain and is sick. However, it seems ruthless Meg is more concerned with getting an exclusive on Valerie than her own health...

Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One

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