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Naughty girl, Charlie!

Naughty girl, Charlie!
Naughty girl, Charlie! (Image credit: Channel 5)

Charlie's excitement after sleeping with Brax is short-lived when she realises how bad this bad boy is. She struggles to get Ruby to stop seeing Casey but Ruby thinks Casey is the only person who cares about her. When Ruby defiantly goes to the Braxton barbecue, Charlie is too exhausted to stop her. Brax drops by, upset that Charlie didn't come to the barbecue. He believes they have a chance of being together. But Charlie feels sleeping together was a mistake and tells Brax to stay away. Roo invites Marilyn and Sid over for dinner. Marilyn is conscious of how well Roo and Sid get along, and once again the pair strike up a rapport. Marilyn feels left out. Roo and Sid share horror stories about childbirth, which startles Nicole into a bout of hiccups. Angelo escorts Nicole home and Marilyn tells Roo and Sid they're being insensitive. Later, Marilyn overhears the pair calling someone 'naive and immature' and assumes they're talking about her. But Sid explains they were talking about how Nicole reacted to the reception of her Surf Club designs. Nicole confides in Angelo - she's terrified about giving birth. Angelo hugs her and Nicole takes comfort in his embrace. These two are becoming closer and closer... Click here to watch's weekly soaps video preview, the Soap Scoop (opens in new tab)

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.