Episode 2686 Monday 1st May
2000 (extra episode)
(Plus! Mon 19th Apr 2004)
Viv puts pay to a romantic meal between Donna and Marc when she storms
in and demands her daughter leave. Ollie embarrasses Andy when
she persuades him
to dance with her and then laughs in his face causing him to run
home in tears. Terry and Claudia arrange an evening out together
that quickly turns
to a night of passion.
Episode 2687 Tuesday 2nd May
(Plus! Tue 20th Apr 2004)
Sean and Angie face a crisis at school. Chris and Terry make a shocking
discovery at the haulage yard. Sarah desperately tries to stall Richie.
Cast List includes :-
Stephen McGann, Freya Copeland, Peter Amory, Billy Hartman, Alyson
Spiro, Glenn Lamont
Chris arrives at the Haulage Yard to find that the lorries have been
sabotaged but threatens to fire the drivers unless they use them.
Kathy and Angie suspect
Cain is responsible but he is adamant that he is innocent. Following
her public humiliation, Donna refuses to have anything more to
do with Viv
and is determined to live out her relationship with Marc. Sean
and Angie are
shocked to learn that Ollie has been stealing at school and has been
Episode 2688 Wednesday 3rd
(Plus! Wed 21st Apr 2004)
The Tate Haulage drivers go on strike, refusing to work in unsafe
conditions, meaning Chris has no option but to seek help from arch
enemy Sean. Zak tells
Nellie that their night of passion meant nothing and demands she leave
the house, professing that Lisa is the woman he loves and thus
to move back in.
Episode 2689 Thursday 4th
(Plus! Thu 22nd Apr 2004)
Lisa is livid to find out about Zak's night with Nellie and throws her out
of the house. She refuses to listen to his pleas for forgiveness obstinate
that she cannot trust him. Kathy attempts to disrupt a clandestine meeting
Chris has arranged over the road accident but her intentions are foiled when
a local paper captures her throwing a glass of brandy in his face. Sean chastises
Ollie over allegations that she is a thief and threatens her with boarding
school which pushes her to run away from home.
Episode 2690 Tuesday 9 May 2000
(Plus! Fri 23rd Apr 2004)
Chris confronts Claudia adamant that she must have told Kathy about his secret
meeting. Her denials fall on deaf ears and he fires her causing her to pose
the question to Terry; should they leave the village? Kathy is furious to
see a Tate Haulage lorry so soon after the accident but Sean is more concerned
with where Ollie might be. Andy is shocked to discover her in the Sugden's
barn where she swears him to secrecy steadfast that she's not going home.
NO EPISODE WEDNESDAY 10TH MAY 2000
Episode 2691 Thursday 11 May 2000
(Plus! Mon 26th Apr 2004)
Bernice and Ashley get together when they go on a camping trip with
Tricia and Adam who have less luck with their romantic exploits.
tries to convince Ollie to go back to her parents but she shocks him
with the revelation that Sarah and Richie are having an affair.
Rejected by Zak
Nellie attempts to persuade Sean to return to Ireland with her, leaving
him in an awkward predicament.
Episode 2692 Friday 12 May 2000
(Plus! Tue 27th Apr 2004)
Andy persuades Ollie to call Childline who pass on a message to her
parents that's she's OK. Kathy holds a campaign meeting in an attempt
to expose Tate
Haulage as corrupt and unsafe with the aim of stopping their lorry's
from driving through the village once and for all.
Episode 2693 16 May 2000 (1
(Plus! Wed 28th Apr 2004)
Ollie goes on the run when Robert discovers her hideaway, and manages
to escape before her parents and the police arrive. A riot breaks
out at the anti-Tate
Haulage protest and Kathy gets arrested for chaining herself to a lorry.
However the protestors win out when Pollard uses incriminating photos
to blackmail Councillor Ecclestone into stopping heavy lorries
through the village.
Episode 2694 17 May 2000
(Plus! Thu 29th Apr 2004)
Ollie returns home and Andy is left incredulous after Sarah chastises
him for his involvement in the disappearance whilst all the time
lying about her
affair with Richie. Chris is furious to discover the weight restriction
Councillor Ecclestone has imposed on the wagons and Kathy - pleased
with chaos the protest
caused - is released from prison.
Episode 2695 18 May 2000
(Plus! Fri 30th Apr 2004)
Ollie comes to blows with Angie and stuns her with the revelation that Sarah
is having an affair with Richie. Tricia persuades an unenthusiastic Adam
to go on holiday to Spain with her so she persuades Carlos to give her Spanish
lessons and becomes mesmerised by his accent. Kathy plans a holiday to Australia
to celebrate her victory in getting the lorries restricted whilst Betty and
Diane spar over who will run the diner in her absence.
Episode 2696 23
(Plus! Mon 3rd May 2004)
Sarah fears her affair with Richie will be exposed after she finds
out that Ollie has been telling everyone. She confronts Andy and
tries to persuade
him Ollie's imagination has run riot, but as suspense mounts so do the
rumours. Pollard and Turner come to blows over each others election
the conflict is resolved when Turner suggests they should hold an open
No episode aired on Wednesday 24th
Episode 2697 25
(Plus! Tue 4th May 2004)
Sarah confesses that she's having an affair with Richie then drops
the bombshell that she's planning to set up home with him! Betty
is angered by Kathy's
decision to let Diane manage the diner as she sees no reason why she
can't do it. Sparks fly between Mandy and Paddy when Mandy suggests
move in with them.
Episode 2698 26
(Plus! Wed 5th May 2004)
Pollard's underhand methods for winning the election reach an all
time low when he covers up his rivals posters and Tricia advices
Turner to adopt similar
tactics raising the question, how low will the depths of their adversity
sink to? Roy's hopes for a romantic evening with Kelly are shattered
when she criticises him for losing his job, whilst Richie gives
Sarah an ultimatum;
tell Jack about their affair or he will.
Episode 2699 30th May 2000
(Plus! Thu 6th May 2004)
It's the day of the May Fair and Pollard is using every opportunity
to promote his election campaign. Sarah is wrought with the dilemma
of whether she should
dump Jack but her procrastinating causes Richie to decide to take matters
into his own hands and Jack finds out about the affair. Marc's plans
to spend a romantic afternoon with his girlfriend are shattered
to act as a chaperone.
Episode 2700 31st May 2000
(Plus! Fri 7th May 2004)
Jack tells his son Andy that their Mother Sarah has left them and
Andy breaks down in tears. Sarah is torn apart by her decision
to leave Jack and fearing
she may have made a mistake begs him to let her speak to the kids. Distraught
and disillusioned, Jack tells her that as far as he's concerned, the
children no longer have a Mother.