Doctors spoilers: Zara Carmichael gets asked out on a date!
Romance ALERT! In today's episode of Doctors, Zara Carmichael gets a surprise call from dishy surgeon Adam Regan who invites her out for dinner!
There's was a definite attracction between Dr Zara Carmichael (played by Elisabeth Dermot Walsh) and surgeon Adam Regan (Edward MacLiam) when the medics met for the first time in yesterday's episode of Doctors (1:45pm on BBC One, see our TV Guide (opens in new tab) for full listings).
Zara found herself envious of handsome Adam's jetsetting lifestyle. While he appreciated seeing the way she relates to her patients on a human level.
After watching Adam operate, in today's episode of Doctors, Zara is in for a pleasant surprise when the surgeon calls her and invites her out for dinner.
This is looking good!
Meanwhile, Al Haskey (Ian Midlane) is back at the surgery after a break, and surprised by the news local hangout, the Icon has closed in the meantime.
Surgery receptionist Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle) reports the bar could be demolished and redeveloped into flats unless new owners are found.
Suddenly, Al has an unexpected idea which he wants to put to colleague, Dr Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan). But what is it?
Elsewhere in Letherbridge, despite Zara's warnings about her bad behaviour, Becky Clarke (Ali Bastian) is determined to make a good first impression on her boyfriend Daniel Granger's (Matthew Chambers) daughter, Izzie Torres (Bethan Moore).
But things don't exactly get off to a good start when Izzie reveals she is now vegan, so won't eat most of the food Becky has prepared.
And when Becky tries to make friendly chat, Izzie just makes things awkward and later tells her dad she can't see their relationship lasting!
ALSO, Dr Emma Reid (Dido Miles) has to deal with Molly Ryan (Emma Beattie), the daughter of a terminally ill patient, Carol Ryan (Gillian Axtell), who is struggling to deal with the heartbreaking situation.
Doctors continues weekdays at 1:45pm on BBC One
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