Ben's eager to put up the massive Christmas tree which Mike has delivered to Brookfield. Ruth says they can do it tonight when Pip and Josh are home. David wants to book a meal for their anniversary but Ruth's happy to stay at home with the kids. They can go out at the weekend.
As they prepare their meat at Crowther's, Ruth reminds David her mum's coming on Monday. It'll be strange to have Christmas without Phil. He'll be missed by everyone, especially Pip. They're pleased Pip's got her UCAS form done at last. All she has to do now is pass her re-sits.
Fallon's keen to join Harry for a rehearsal tomorrow but Lynda assures her there's no need on this occasion. She thinks Jolene needs her more.
At the carols on the green, Harry confesses to being tired due to Jazzer's 'open house' policy. Lynda's cheerful. Freddie's going to be the replacement rat henchman, there's chemistry between the romantic leads. They're on course for one of their best pantomimes ever.
Reluctant Phoebe joins in with the carols thanks to Hayley's coaxing. Later Phoebe admits she's feeling weird. It's like she wants to be in two places at once, and that's just not possible.