Peggy is horrified that Phil is taking drugs. Pat gets her a drink for the shock. Peggy realises that Shirley knows about Phil's drug taking and is furious that she's kept it to herself. Peggy confronts Phil again and is devastated when he rejects her. Peggy sadly tells Pat that she's pushed all her family away. Peggy decides to sort things out with Sam and visits her in prison. Sam tells Peggy she doesn't need her. Peggy is stunned when she realises that Sam is heavily pregnant! Carol tells Bianca that her date with Lewis was a disaster. Bianca answers the phone to Lewis while Carol is in the bath and is intrigued when Lewis asks her to tell Carol it was a lovely date. Bianca wants to know why Carol lied about her evening. Carol confesses she's lost all her confidence with men. Abi sits alone in the launderette looking unhappy. Heather asks Abi how she's feeling and Abi confesses she's upset that her mum and dad have both got new partners. Back at Max's house, Max and Vanessa bring home fish and chips for the family. Max tells Abi that if she ever changes her mind about Vanessa staying he'll ask Vanessa to leave. 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.