Also this week are Sinead and Daniel back on?
Ever since Michelle found a lump in Robert’s testicle, he’s been too terrified to get it checked out.
So when his other half discovers that he lied about seeing his GP, she gently broaches the subject with him, but he refuses to discuss it with her.
“He just can’t handle it,” explains Tristan Gemmill, who plays Robert. “He’s terrified that he might go the same way as his father, who died of cancer, but he won’t share that with the person he should share
it with, and that’s Michelle.”
Fate steps in, however, when Robert tries to save Joseph from being hit by a car and he gets run over!
At the hospital, Tracy lets slip to Michelle about Robert’s dad and, armed with this knowledge, Michelle has a heart to heart with her man and he admits that he discovered the lump weeks ago.
“Michelle uses that time while he is immobilised to get the urologist in,” continues Tristan.
“Robert feels backed into a corner but reluctantly agrees to an examination. The doctor says there is definitely something there and recommends he has a scan immediately.”
Following the tests, the specialist breaks the news that Robert’s been dreading: the lump is most likely cancer and he’ll need an operation to remove one of his testicles.
“Having cancer is Robert’s worst fear,” reveals Tristan, adding that the chef keeps this latest news from Michelle too.
“He is terrified to the point of being frozen with fear and that’s why he won’t tell anyone. He doesn’t know how to deal with it.”
Just when it seemed as though Sinead had finally made up her mind between Chesney and Daniel, she’s thrown through another loop this week.
The confused girl’s problems start when Izzy offers to look after Joseph, so Sinead celebrates her freedom by getting drunk in the pub.
Daniel finds her in a sozzled state and takes her back to his flat for a coffee to sober up.
Over their caffeine fix, the pair admit they still have feelings for each other, and Daniel leans in for a snog – will Sinead reciprocate?
Following their encounter, a guilty Sinead makes her way home, where she learns Joseph has had an accident after running into the road.
Mortified because she was meant to be collecting him, Sinead blames herself and, to make matters worse, Tracy lands her in it with Chesney by revealing that she saw her with Daniel.
Fuming, Chesney seeks revenge on his rival. What is he plotting?
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