Episode 9696 | Airs Tuesday 06 June 2023 at 19:30 on ITV1Gabby reveals to Nicky how she wants him to officially adopt Thomas.
It is all too much for Nicky, who blurts out that he is gay and can't go through with the wedding. Gabby is sideswiped by the news, totally distraught.
Meanwhile, Mandy is stunned when a hopeful Bear moves in for a kiss. With her emotions all over the place, she hurries away leaving Bear reeling, embarrassed to have got things so wrong.
Elsewhere, it's Sarah's 18th birthday. Also today, Charles wearily submits to help Claudette clean the church. He is acting distracted and Claudette tries to grab his attention by critiquing his sermons.