Episode 5255

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 7:00PM on ITV1

Debbie (Charley Webb) is apprehensive before seeing Jasmine (Jenna-Louise Coleman) again, especially after receiving a cold reception from Sandy (Freddie Jones) at Mulberry. Debbie visits Jasmine in prison and the atmosphere is difficult. Debbie apologises for her lover’s situation but Jasmine assures her that prison is where she deserves to be. Debbie tries to make Jasmine feel better by promising to wait for her but is stunned when the reply is negative. Jasmine makes it clear that they both need to move on with their lives. The girls say a tearful final goodbye and Debbie promises to keep an eye out for Sandy. Can Debbie now focus on the battle for Sarah?

At the café Brenda (Lesley Dunlop) shows Gennie (Sian Reese-Williams) a new pint-sized menu and explains they need new stock quickly. With some encouragement from Gennie, Shadrach (Andy Devine) purloins some goods and sells them to Brenda at a discounted rate. Disaster strikes when is transpires that the tins of food are all wrongly labelled and all the customers storm out angrily. Bob and Brenda have a furious row when he accuses her of blowing the last bit of cash he has on dodgy produce, unaware she paid for it herself. Brenda quits her job on the spot and declares she’s moving out before storming out. Is Bob quickly falling into turmoil?

Meanwhile, Chas (Lucy Pargeter) is thrown to receive an invite to Carl (Tom Lister) and Lexi’s (Sally Oliver) wedding. Aaron (Danny Miller) takes delight in telling Paddy (Dominic Brunt) who can’t hide his discomfort. After refusing Paddy’s offer to confide in him, Chas feels bad and suspects he knows about the wedding invitation. She guiltily races after Paddy as he goes on his rounds and produces the letter. Chas admits that she feels weird but isn’t jealous and pledges her future to Paddy. Satisfied, they kiss. Will Chas be able to put Carl out of her mind?


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