In the penultimate episode of schools drama series Ackley Bridge, Kaneez (Sunetra Sarker) is initially furious to discover that Nas (Amy-Leigh Hickman) is considering the arranged marriage, but Nas brings her round. However, the pressure of planning the wedding and her web of lies leads Nas to break down to her mum and confess that she is gay.
Meanwhile, while focusing on helping Missy get Hayley (Cody Ryan) back and straighten out Simone (Samantha Power), Emma (Liz White) neglects Chloe (Fern Deacon) on her birthday, sending Chloe off the rails while Steve (Paul Nicholls) battles with Mandy’s (Jo Joyner) indiscretion – do they have a future?
Writer: Ayub Khan Din
Producer: Alexander Lamb
Director: Jon East
Production Company: The Forge
Ackley Bridge Episode 5 (of 6) airs Wednesday 5 July 2017 from 8.00pm-9.00pm on Channel 4.