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Xavier and April are in danger!
Xavier and April are in danger! (Image credit: Channel 5)

Xavier is shocked by April's revelation that she stole the chemicals. April panics, fearing that Xavier will tell Gina and she asks him not to break his word. Though Xavier agrees, he starts doing some internet research into the chemicals that she has stolen, to gauge how dangerous they are. Gina continues her search for the school's missing chemicals. She finds out that only one student did an internet search on the chemicals in question and it was Xavier. Gina confronts Xavier with this information and though Xavier denies it, Gina is not convinced. Finally, Xavier persuades April to get rid of the chemicals and they pour them down the sink. However, it causes a dangerous reaction, leaving April and Xavier unconscious on the floor. Earlier, Ruby begins plotting. She starts asking around to find out how badly the disastrous date between Indi and Romeo has impacted on their relationship. Trying to be subtle, Ruby questions Dex and Xavier. Xavier soon clicks that Ruby has a crush on Romeo and though Ruby denies it, Xavier knows the truth. Finally, Ruby decides to do the right thing. She goes to talk to Indi to try and help the couple get through their rough patch. Click here to watch whatsontv.co.uk'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.