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'Doctors' spoilers: Daniel Granger has a SECRET admirer!

Doctors spoilers, Daniel Granger, Brenda Malachi-Jones
Daniel Granger has a new colleague who takes a fancy to him on Doctors! (Image credit: BBC)

Daniel Granger (played by Matthew Chambers) seems to have won over his new Environmental Day committee colleagues on Doctors (1.45pm - see our TV Guide for listings).

One committee member, Brenda Malachi-Jones (Paddy Navin) is particulary impressed with Daniel's efforts, after the doctor pitched an idea for Environmental Day involving a 'World Warrior' superhero inspired by video-sharing app, PikPop!

With the Letherbridge Environmental Day fast approaching, Daniel and Brenda sit down to audition potential actors to play the World Warrior.

While they wait for the actors to arrive, Brenda gets a bit flirty!

Has dishy Daniel got himself a new admirer?

Just when it looks like nobody is interested in auditioning for the campaign, in walks hunky Eliot Barnes (Jarreau Anton Thompson) - who looks like a real-life superhero!

Eliot is clearly the man for the job.

OR is he??

Doctors spoilers, Al Haskey

Al's in a grump after his disastrous date with Starbuck on Doctors. (Image credit: BBC)

Al Haskey's (Ian Midlane) bubble has burst after his disastrous date with online love interest Starbuck.

Surgery receptionist Valerie Pitman (Sarah Moyle) wants all the gossip about Al's date.

Al refuses to give anything away.

So Valerie hassles colleague Jimmi Clay (Adrian Lewis Morgan) who eventually reveals the SHOCK truth about Al's date!

Meanwhile, surgery nurse Luca McIntyre (Ross McLaren) is still reeling after discovering a startling secret about Valerie.

Luca wants to confront Valerie about what he has found out.

But Emma Reid (Dido Miles) advises against it because then he would have to admit that he was SNOOPING!

Unfortunately, Valerie catches the pair gossiping about her...

Doctors spoilers, Regan Hoffman

Ex-Hollyoaks star Helen Pearson (Frankie) guests on today's episode of Doctors. (Image credit: BBC)

Ex-Hollyoaks star Helen Pearson (who played Frankie Osborne) guests on today's episode of the BBC daytime drama.

She plays Regan Hoffman, who clashes with her twin children Jenny (Eve Naughton Shotton) and Jeremy (Daniel Boyd), when she asks them to abandon their environmentally conscious ways.

Jenny and her radical husband Manfred have sworn never to have children for ecological reasons.

Meanwhile, Jeremy has secretly consulted Dr Sid Vere (Ashley Rice) about getting a vasectomy.

But a family drama brews when stubborn Regan is determined to become a grandmother.

Doctors continues every Monday to Thursday at 1:45pm on BBC One.

Simon has long been a fan of soap operas, and especially loves OVER-THE-TOP plots involving evil twins, hair-pulling catfights and natural disasters.

Anyone remember the Sunset Beach earthquake/tidal wave?

Or when Krystle Carrington got locked in the attic and replaced by look-a-like Rita in Dynasty?!


Simon has written for a variety of TV and childrens’ magazines/websites including Inside Soap, Nickelodeon, What’s On TV, Radio Times, Metro, Girl Talk, Disney Girl, Toxic! and Digital Spy.

He has reported LIVE from the red carpet at The British Soap Awards interviewing glammed-up stars from soapland, and hosted a Facebook LIVE session for Metro with Home and Away legend Ray Meagher (Alf "Stone the flamin' crows!" Stewart) to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Aussie soap.


Simon is also co-author of The Treasures Of Coronation Street (Carlton Books)


And the writer and director of (very!) low budget fright flick, Midsummer Night's EVIL and the sequel webisodes series, The Hatchet Woods HORROR.