Chrissie’s father revealed!
Lawrence names her biological dad, but is he telling her the whole story?
Chrissie and Rebecca White don’t usually work as a team, but when Lawrence begins to act more suspiciously than usual, they confront him and discover that he knows who his eldest daughter’s biological father is – and has done all along...
But first, Chrissie does a bit of undercover detective work. She gets hold of her dad’s mobile and dials the last person he called, who turns out to be Dean, Lawrence’s shady associate who appeared on the scene last week.
‘Chrissie knows Lawrence is up to something,’ says Louise Marwood, who plays her. ‘When Lawrence has behaved like this before, it’s usually because he is hiding something. Chrissie asks to meet Dean and, although she doesn’t trust him, she realises she can get what she wants if she crosses his palm with silver.’
Dean explains that Lawrence asked him to track down a man called Tim Richards. The name doesn’t ring a bell with Chrissie, so she confides in Rebecca and they ask their dad for an explanation.
Backed into a corner, Lawrence reveals that Tim is the brother of Chrissie’s biological father, John.
‘Chrissie feels betrayed, although she knows Lawrence kept this quiet to protect her,’ adds Louise. ‘She believes he is being fatherly and trying to shield her from an uncomfortable situation.’
Lawrence agrees to help Chrissie find Tim, and leaves her feeling devastated when he tells her the trail has gone cold. But behind her back, he speaks to Dean and it’s clear he’s lying. Why?
Rebecca and Chrissie confront Lawrence about his suspicious behaviour
Dean tells Chrissie what her dad’s up to