Episode 11,087 – 11,088 | Airs Tuesday 17 October 2023 at 20:00 on ITV1
Having injected himself with steroids, Ryan sets off for a walk with Daisy. At the precinct, he accidentally gets sprayed with fizzy pop as Max and Gav lark about. Ryan sees red and pins Gav to the ground, and has to be held back from punching him.
Daisy is stunned as Ryan breaks down in tears and is shocked when he confesses he has been abusing steroids.
Back home, Ryan steels himself and goes live on his fitness account. Removing the filter and announcing it’s time to stop lying, Ryan bravely reveals his face and opens up to his followers in a livestream video, confirming he’s closing the account and intends to start being himself again.
After watching the video, Daisy calls at Ryan’s flat and praises his bravery. She pecks him gently on his scarred cheek, then on the lips. Ryan responds and they start kissing passionately.
Feeling awful for cheating on Daniel, Daisy regrets getting carried away. They panic when Daniel bangs on the door.
Meanwhile, at No.3, Dee-Dee sifts through the mail and shows Ed an envelope from a credit card company addressed to Norris Cole. Later in the café, Ed’s card is declined and Joel kindly pays for Ed’s coffee with his card, with both men unaware of the other’s identity.
Arriving at the Bistro for lunch with Dee-Dee and her new boyfriend. Ed is embarrassed to be introduced to Joel. Joel doesn’t mention the declined card incident and Ed covers his embarrassment when Joel pays for lunch.
Elsewhere, the police want answers. What will they find as they continue their investigations?
Also today, seeing George struggling alone with his workload, Todd admits to Paul he feels responsible. Paul deliberately lets slip to a surprised George that Todd recommended Shuttleworth’s for Shelly’s funeral, confident they would do a better job than Rest Easy. George forces Todd to confess his dissatisfaction with Rest Easy and asks him to return to Shuttleworth’s. What will Todd say?
Daniel has been writing about soaps on Digital Spy since 2004 and took over as Soaps Editor in 2010.
He has interviewed hundreds of soap stars over the years, from Bill Roache to Lacey Turner, and regularly visits the sets of Coronation Street, EastEnders, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks for behind-the-scenes trips and press events.
He has served as an awards judge on numerous occasions for the likes of the BAFTA TV Awards, RTS Programme Awards and British Soap Awards. In 2020, he was Highly Commended for Best Section Editor at the BSME Awards.