TX Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017
TX Time: 20:00
Network: BBC One Scotland / BBC One Scotland HD
Executive Producer: Kieran Hannigan / Oliver Kent
Producer: Martin McCardie
Writer: Ann Gallivan
Director: Moe Abutoq
This week in Shieldinch… Robbie steals money from the Tall Ship to feed his addiction, framing an innocent party in the process; faced with his own mortality, Angus makes a shocking proposal to Kim; and Frankie’s new boyfriend causes the Roths great concern.
Suffering from painkiller withdrawals, Robbie resorts to stealing from the Tall Ship to feed his addiction. When Suzie realises the money has gone, she immediately suspects Jules who takes it as a racist slur.
Robbie meets Stevie to buy more painkillers and witnesses Jules storming out of the Tall Ship, bag in hand. However, his moral compass is so skewed by addiction he does nothing to right his wrongs and clear Jules from a crime she didn’t commit.
Jules finds a shoulder to cry on in Maggie who knows Robbie is responsible and explains his addiction is clouding his judgement. Her words of wisdom come from bitter experience.
Elsewhere, Angus is overwhelmed by the advice from his neurosurgeon, refusing to accept surgery is his only option. He confides in Kim who’s worried he’s given up on life already. With Angus clinging on to the false hope she’s pregnant, Kim is forced to admit their attempt failed. Desperate to make a difference before it’s too late, Angus makes an indecent proposal to Kim.
Frankie delights in shocking her family by introducing new boyfriend, Rick. However, while Greig and Lorna worry about the age difference, Annie knows all too well the real danger Rick poses to her niece.
Robbie steals money from the Tall Ship till to feed his addiction and is shocked by the fallout from his actions - will he confess or leave others to clean up his mess?
Angus is terrified by the prospect of brain surgery and won't listen to sense, will he let his fear rule him?
Frankie introduces her new boyfriend to her parents, but he isn't quite what they expected.