A lonely Carol Jackson (Lindsey Coulson) will seek solace in the arms of Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) during scenes to be shown next week.
Although the pair spend the evening together having drinks at the Vic, both Carol and Billy are adamant that it’s not a date. But there’s soon romance in the air when they share a kiss.
However, the next day’s events sees a hungover Carol’s behaviour begin to worry daughter Sonia (Natalie Cassidy). After discovering that Liam has skipped school in order to be with Cindy, Carol decides to let him stay at the Beale house, much to Sonia’s surprise. And by the end of the day, Carol breaks down as Sonia tries to get to the bottom of what’s going on.
Later on in the week, Sonia will be seen arranging for Carol to speak to a counsellor from a cancer charity. And although she’s reluctant at first, Carol soon opens up and is revealing her fears and worries about the future…
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