UK Air Date: 17th January 1990
Writer: Alister Webb
Director: Brendan Maher
Bobby’s mother is adamant about not attending the wedding.
MORAG BELLINGHAM (CORNELIA FRANCES)
Return episode, last seen in #162. Was revealed to be Bobby’s biological mother.
RICHARD BELLINGHAM (JOHN BONNEY)
First appearance. Morag’s downtrodden yet faithful husband. Was concerned for Morag’s well-being.
YOUNG MARTHA STEWART (ALISON MULVANEY)
Second appearance, last seen in #231. Appeared in a flashback about Bobby’s parentage.
MIDWIFERY NURSE (SUSIE ZIINO)
Appeared in a flashback about Bobby’s parentage.
> Ailsa (and the viewers) learn that Morag is Bobby’s mother through Alf. Morag only learned of her motherhood from Alf around #233.
> New Opening Credits: same as per #128, but with Celia now peering over Donald’s shoulder as he unknowingly reads the mail.
Alf tells Ailsa everything about when Roo found Martha’s diary after her death. He tells Ailsa the whole story about Bobby’s mother.
(Footage of what Alf’s story is shown)
Alf is crying at home which was a house in the caravan park he owned then. Martha has died and Roo has found her diary. (Emotional music plays)
(Footage of Martha and Bobby’s mother)
Ailsa finds out that Morag Bellingham (Alf’s sister) is Bobby’s real mother.
Ailsa returns to the Diner and Bobby notices Ailsa has something on her mind. She does no’t say anything about Morag being Bobby’s mother.
Morag thinks back (Footage is shown):
Alf tells Morag that Bobby is her daughter. Morag doesn’t want anything to do with her and Alf and Morag argue with each other.
Alf wants Morag to come to Bobby’s wedding, which is due in about 5 days.
Morag isn’t interested in Bobby at all. Alf and Morag argue about it.
Bobby is looking at a brochure for the wedding (Emotional music plays)
Nicholas phones Gordon Macklin and says that Tom won’t sell the caravan park but they will make another offer for it.
Morag’s husband Richard wants them to go away for the weekend to relax but she says she has something more important to go to.
Ola Carlsson, 1999