ex Fowler may be in no hurry to lose her virginity, but the same can’t be said for the walking hormone that is her boyfriend, Shakil. Martin has already twigged that he’s desperate to do the deed, and an incident the day before Bex’s 16th birthday leaves the fruit and veg peddler in no doubt as to what the lad has got planned for her big day.
Stacey and Martin have organised a party for the schoolgirl, but when Martin confronts Bex about his discovery, she’s so
BPresence of mind: Is Shakil’s touching gift the way to
Bex’s heart? mortified that she insists on cancelling the whole thing.
As Shakil gets some advice from big brother Kush, Bex opens up to Stacey and admits that she’s worried about getting physical too quickly.
Stace suggests to her stepdaughter that she speaks to Shakil about her fears. When the pair find themselves alone, they have a ‘deep and meaningful’ – well, as deep and meaningful as you can get at 16 – and Shakil gives his girlfriend a thoughtful present. Are they finally on the same page, or will Shakil keep pushing for more?
It’s Bex’s birthday – will she get the day of her dreams or her nightmares?
Branning for her liking, and has earlier taken Dot to the cinema. Claudette is increasingly jealous of the pair’s friendship and later goes to desperate lengths to get Patrick’s attention. It works, and he cancels his plans with Dot to take Claudette out. But, while everything begins swimmingly, the date soon goes downhill. Are the pair headed for a break-up?
Petal power doesn’t cut it for Claudette