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Duration: 30 minutes

Determined to get Syed and Amira’s flat painted with as little input as possible from Christian, Zainab ropes in the Book Club ladies to help.

All goes well until Christian arrives and mentions he’s being paid to decorate the flat. Disgruntled, the women leave. Zainab and Christian argue about Syed, wrestle over a paint roller and Zainab slips in the paint.

Later, Christian sees Syed looking longingly at him out of the flat window. Christian tells Zainab he’s going to get Syed back.

Carol persuades Ricky to give Billie a job. Billie doesn’t want the job and in turn persuades Ricky to tell Carol it’s not working out.

After a visit from the police about his witness statement, Billie admits to Carol that Kylie got the gun from him. Furious, Carol marches Billie back to the Recruitment Office.

Later Max and Carol announce to Whitney. Ricky and Bianca that Billie’s joined the army.

Glenda’s not impressed when Danny tells her he can only transfer £10,000 out of Roxy’s account. Danny discovers that Roxy keeps the code for the safe on her phone. When Roxy catches him writing the code down he pretends the notebook is full of his poetry.

Roxy’s touched when Danny ‘reads’ her a poem and gives him Archie’s fountain pen. Danny doesn’t take the money from the safe.

Glenda’s annoyed, until Danny shows her the pen, Roxy trusts him and so he can scam her better – they’re not walking away with less than a million.

Pat’s annoyed by the state of the square. She helps Peggy out with a council drinks do in the Vic. Pat and Peggy decide to confront Councillor Singh Walia, but just as they launch into their diatribe, he has a heart attack.


Christian Clarke
John Partridge
Zainab Masood
Nina Wadia
Syed Masood
Marc Elliott
Billie Jackson
Devon Anderson
Carol Jackson
Lindsey Coulson
Whitney Dean
Shona McGarty
Danny Mitchell
Liam Bergin
Glenda Mitchell
Glynis Barber
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Peggy Mitchell
Barbara Windsor
Pat Evans
Pam St Clement
Denise Johnson
Diane Parish
Heather Trott
Cheryl Fergison
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Bianca Butcher
Patsy Palmer
Ricky Butcher
Sid Owen
Masood Ahmed
Nitin Ganatra
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Councillor Singh Walia
Ranjit Krishnamma
PC Henderson
Jem Wall
Liz Gill
Executive Producer
Diederick Santer
Rachel Flowerday


Maria Friedman to play Linda's mum


Star of the stage Maria Friedman will guest as Elaine Peacock.

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