In an hour long Emmerdale, Pollard wakes up on the sofa, still fully dressed, with Val’s coat over him. Elsewhere, Diane changes her mind and decides to go to the funeral but it’s clear she’s dreading the prospect of facing him. In the café, everyone worries about Pollard when Paul tells them how livid he is with Diane. David hopes Ashley is right when he says Diane and Pollard will be able to find a way through this. But later, when Diane tries to talk to Pollard, he continues to blame her for Val’s death, he’s still furious and it’s obvious this is far from over. The stage is finally set for a very unconventional funeral and everyone’s relieved when an emotionally fragile Pollard finally turns up, but is he there to stay?
Kerry gives Connor, a good-looking guy she thinks is a reporter, directions to Home Farm. At Home Farm, Connor kicks a stable door off its hinges before regaining his composure and heading towards the house. Lawrence is wary when Connor introduces himself as an odd job man, explaining he heard about the Enterprise Awards and wanted to impress Lawrence with his can-do attitude. But is Connor to be trusted?
Andy decides it’s time he moves on and sort out some of Katie’s stuff. In the pub, Andy’s left thoughtful when Chas says both him and Aaron could do with a mate right now. Later, Aaron feels a mixture of hope and guilt as Andy hands him an olive branch. But soon, Aaron’s uneasy when Andy finds Katie’s phone bill and goes to call the last number Katie dialled before she died…
Alicia’s taken aback when Paul tells her he’d like her to be a partner in his bar, but she worries about the timing for David.
In EastEnders, grief-stricken Shabnam and Kush are still struggling as they return home from the hospital. Shabnam also gets irritated and leaves the room when Carmel brings up the wedding at lunch. Kush follows Shabnam but is shocked to hear that she plans to move back to Pakistan after the funeral has taken place tonight.
Later, tensions escalate when Masood overhears Carmel suggesting to Kush that he should move back to Essex with her. A huge argument between Masood and Carmel follows as a result. Kush is desperate to convince Shabnam to stay, but when emotions run high, he loses his patience and tells her that she should move to Pakistan and stay there.
Meanwhile, Tina is still keen to scatter Stan’s ashes and urges Mick to convince Shirley to come with them. Not long afterwards, Shirley turns up at the Queen Vic and tries to take Stan’s ashes for herself. In the commotion that ensues, the urn falls to the ground but everyone is shocked to see that the contents aren’t actually Stan’s ashes.
Mick initially suspects Dean of being to blame, but the penny soon drops that this is the work of Aunt Babe. After learning that Babe has moved to Ramsgate, Mick, Tina and Shirley all agree to confront her there.
Elsewhere, Lee questions Whitney’s recent strange behaviour and she comes clean with him. When they return to The Vic, they are shocked to find Lee’s boss waiting for him.
Also today, Denise and Vincent still aren’t getting along. Kim leaves Pearl with them for the day but things take a turn when Vincent annoys Denise by buying Patrick a present.
In Holby City, when Clifford arrives in AAU after a road traffic collision it becomes clear to Fletch that Clifford’s illicit activities have escalated – putting not only himself in danger, but also Fletch and Mo.
Although Clifford doesn’t want Mo to know he’s been admitted, Fletch tells her.
Ollie and Zosia suspect a young patient Carmel, who has been admitted with a heart murmur, is hiding something about her condition. Seb offers to help and realises she has gender dysphoria, beating Ollie to the same conclusion. Although initially fearful of her father’s rejection, Carmel eventually decides to be open. Can Ollie find the same courage to be open about his feelings for Zosia?
Jesse and Guy have differing approaches to a patient’s treatment, highlighting the fault lines in their increasingly fractious relationship. Is their partnership strong enough to survive?