Crossroads returned to the ITV network in 2001 after a 13 year absence. The only characters to return from the original series were Jill Harvey, Doris Luke and Adam Chance. The series originally aired five times a week but this was cut back to four episodes from September, 2001 onwards. The motel had been replaced from the original series by a hotel and was now being run by the Russell family.
Billy's king in the kitchen and an opportunist in bed. And his unconventional looks and charismatic manner ensure that he's not short of offers. He may be a Michelin-star gatherer in the making, but he's not into business. His ventures in that direction ended in bankruptcy and Kate's offer of a job saved him. They go back a long way and he owes her his career. The question is - are all the other women merely a smoke-screen?
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Billy’s fiery temper and domineering personality inspire a love/ hate relationship with those around him. He is king in the kitchen and an opportunist in bed; with his unconventional looks and charismatic manner he's not short of offers. On the other hand his bad temper can often put people off and get him into trouble.
He may be a Michelin-star gatherer in the making, but he's not into business. His ventures in that direction ended in bankruptcy, from which Kate saved him with her offer of a job at Crossroads.
Billy and Kate had a fling many years ago and they rekindled their love after Kate thought that Patrick was having an affair. However their reunion ended in disaster when Patrick died after finding out and since then Billy has received the cold shoulder.
Billy and Kate’s on/off relationship finally died the death when Kate found out that Billy was the father of Mandy’s baby (Episode 307). Despite this he was partially responsible for saving Nicola’s life when he found her unconscious at the bottom of a flight of stairs (Epsiode 311).
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