Date: Tuesday 20 January Time: 7:00pm to 7:30pm
Subtitled, Widescreen, Audio-described
As the evidence starts stacking up against her, Charity takes matters into
her own hands and pressures Zoe to change her evidence. Pollard falls foul
of Steph by drawing unfortunate comparisons between Gloria's disappearance
and Tricia's death. Cracks appear in Ashley and Louise's relationship.
Cast List includes :-
Emma Atkins, Leah Bracknell, Christopher Chittell, John Middleton, Emily Symons
Tuesday, 20th January 2004 at 19:00 on ITV1
Tension is mounting in the court as the second day of the trial unfolds.
In the dock, Scott is taken apart by the defence lawyer, much to Zoe’s
horror as she was relying on her new lackey to strengthen the case against
Later that evening, when court is adjourned, Charity decides to pay Zoe
a visit. She is determined that this could be her last chance to get Zoe
to change her statement before she is called as a witness in the morning.
After heated discussion, Zoe finally cracks asking what she wants and Charity
admits that she is terrified of going to prison, insisting that Zoe is the
only person who can help her.
With emotions running high, Charity takes a different approach and catches
Zoe off guard with a long seductive kiss. As Charity leaves, she is quietly
confident that her manipulation has given her the upper hand on the situation
with Zoe. But will the passionate clinch be enough to secure her freedom?
Meanwhile, Bernice and Ashley spend quality time together for the first
time in two years. Cosy and trauma free, Bernice gets to know her husband
again. She asks what it is like to walk with crutches and amuses Ashley by
having a go.
Her clumsy efforts leave her in a heap on the floor, and as the vicar tries
to help her up he ends up tumbling too. Louise is far from amused when she
arrives clutching a bottle of wine to find her boyfriend and his ex-wife
rolling around on the floor helpless with laughter…
|ITV.COM Charity Risks Everything
turn to give evidence and Charity's barrister tears
him apart mercilessly. Why, if Chris was so happy about
his paternity of Zoe's child, was his business mysteriously
vandalised that month? He also brings up that Chris
had tried to evict him, and that Scott had told the
police that Chris was trying to frame him for rape.
This isn't how Viv had imagined it - she had brought
a headset phone to provide a proud running commentary
on her son's performance, and her embarrasment is complete
when her phone goes off and she is thrown out of court.
Scott is asked why he withdrew all of his claims, and
the lawyer tells the court that it was because Zoe
calls the shots - and even now he has been told what
|Bernice and Louise
are shaping up for a big fight over both the Woolpack
and Ashley. Chas really enjoys seeing Louise feeling
uncomfortable, but rapidly goes off Bernice when her
attempts at bonding backfire and make Chas feel like
a bad mother. The strain is showing in how Louise talks
to Ashley, and Bernice later confides to him that she
doesn't think Louise is good enough. But Bernice does
some good by giving a frustrated Terry something positive
to do, even if it was just sorting out cutlery.
|That night, Charity
ignores Debbie's warnings and visits Zoe to see if
she can bring her round. The house isn't locked when
she arrives, and Zoe threatens to call the police when
she gets home to find her already there. Charity says
she won't, like she didn't when Cain hit Scott - after
all she's scared that Scott changed his story. She
also says that Zoe can't lie about what happened, flattering
her that she's not a bad person. And while Charity
may be bad, she didn't kill Chris. She also reminds
her of their friendship, and how they'd got through
so much together with Jean and Debbie. Getting bolder,
she brings up the fate of her unborn child in prison,
and eventually even kisses her. She hints that they
could rekindle their relationship and Zoe, torn, says
she'll do the best she can. "Damn you" she says to
Chris's picture once she is alone again.