Chesney and Kirk go along with Beth’s harebrained scheme to pay for Sinead’s treatment with fake mugging
DESPERATE times call for desperate measures, but can crime really pay? Daniel learns the truth about Sinead’s condition as she reveals her cancer has spread so she needs to start chemotherapy immediately.
Beth is desperate to help her niece and finds a specialist clinic in Germany – but realises the cost will be prohibitive. But she isn’t put off easily.
Instead, she notes the combination on the factory safe and also suggests that Chesney could stage a mugging, claiming he was robbed while carrying the kebab shop’s takings.
With her ‘victim’ sorted Beth needs to find her ‘attacker’ and decides Kirk is the man for the job.
As Ches heads out with the takings, a masked Kirk pounces.
Beth hands over the cash to a delighted Sinead, but Dev immediately smells a rat... Elsewhere, Brian is pushed to the edge by Phil’s demands; due to overwork and stress he faints at school, but insists that he’s fine – the nativity show must go on, of course.
Nick and Imran move into the flat, Robert is caught between two women and Rita learns that undertaker Archie has died.
A masked Kirk snatches the bag from Chesney and sprints away Robert is caught between two women Beth suggests that Chesney steals the takings from work to fund Sinead’s treatment, making out he was muggedSinead is touched when Beth presents her with the cash to fund her treatment but after she clocks a balaclava on the table and Dev and Cathy later tell her Chesney was mugged, her mind whirls