Mercedes is told that as next of kin she has to agree to have Malachy's life support switched off. Malachy's brother Kris turns up at the hospital and is furious to see a cheating Mercedes there, especially when he finds out Malachy was injured saving her life. Lynsey has a heart-to-heart with Mercedes and realises that she and Malachy really did love each other despite their betrayals and rollercoaster marriage. Lynsey convinces Kris not to argue with Mercedes. Kris offers an olive branch to Mercedes. They agree to say their goodbyes and switch off the machine. Cheryl and Lynsey say an emotional goodbye to Malachy, followed by a devastated Kris and Mercedes. Lynsey switches off the machine and ends Malachy's life. Eva tells Jasmine that Anita is in hospital with her brother Ravi who has had another stroke. She also reveals to a stunned Jasmine that Anita got it on with Bart in the school store cupboard. Also; Jasmine confronts Bart and he lies that he and Anita had sex and humiliates Jasmine. Her sister Jem hears Jasmine say to Bart that she's 'not a girl'. Jasmine blurts out that she hates being a girl and she's a boy. Click here to watch whatsontv.co.uk's weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop
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Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix.
An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.