Lauren Branning (Jacqueline Jossa) is to kiss fellow alcoholic Jake Stone (Jamie Lomas) after confesses his feelings for her.
In scenes to be shown on Friday 20 September, a mortified Lauren – who has just been turned down for a cleaning job – turns to the one person she knows will understand: Jake, the man she has befriended at her recent counseling sessions.
Upset, she heads to his bedsit where Jake tells her what’s going through his head: “I want to be straight with you, Lauren. I know I said I was here to support you and I am. But I haven’t stopped thinking about you since the first time I met you.”
After telling Jake that he can’t help the way he feels, passion takes over and the pair begin to kiss…