It perhaps didn’t really come as a surprise as ever since his return, Spider and Toyah have loved reconnecting, spending time with each other just like the good ol’ days.
Tonight, Spider’s concern continued to grow for Toyah as she was determined to take part in the environmental protest outside Underworld.
Toyah was continuously reminded of her youth as she prepared the placards with Nina (Mollie Gallagher) and Asha (Tanisha Gorey), acutely aware it was providing a brilliant distraction from her impending court trial as well.
The investigation surrounding Imran’s (Charlie de Melo) death may have been pushed further back into Toyah’s mind but for Spider, it was at the forefront, fully aware if Toyah got herself arrested during the protest, it would put her future in even more jeopardy.
The protest outside ended in disaster, largely due to Spider’s mate, Griff (Michael Condron), who decided to throw a bottle across the crowd – which ended up hitting Craig (Colson Smith) on the head.
Back at the flat, Toyah addressed Spider’s comments last week and told him that she feels the same.
Spider’s tone was regretful, he told Toyah that it was a mistake and that they can’t be together…because he’s married.
Toyah was understandably shocked and heartbroken, struggling to believe her oldest friend had led her on – but is Spider telling the truth?
View the situation one way, and it seems as though Spider was hesitant about being honest with Toyah and revealing his marriage – which is currently in a difficult place.
However, view it another way and Spider was acting shifty, could he have been searching for an excuse, hiding the real reason why he can’t be with Toyah?
‘I think the answers we’ve come up with are surprising, shocking and interesting’, Corrie boss Iain MacLeod recently told us about Spider’s secret.
‘I think they will make the audience gasp slightly when we discover what’s going on with his life at present. He felt like exactly the right person to reintroduce to Toyah’s life, just as she hits rock bottom.’
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