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Duration: 30 minutes

Tamwar plans a family lunch, inviting Amira and Yasmin. Returning from Pakistan, Zainab’s nervous about her family’s reaction. She’s shocked to see Amira on the square. Yusef claims she’s seeing things and urges Zainab to face her family so they can start a new life in Pakistan. He intercepts Amira and demands she stay away, insisting she’s not wanted. Tamwar, Afia and Syed are surprised at Yusef and Zainab return; Zainab’s delighted to learn she’s a grandmother. Later, Christian tells Syed that he won’t make him choose between him and Yasmin. Yusef’s irritated when Amira arrives with Yasmin, Masood gloats that he and Zainab now share an unbreakable bond. Zainab tells Yusef she can’t move to Karachi now she’s a grandmother. In the Vic, when Yusef questions Yasmin’s parentage Christian insists Syed’s her father. Yusef points out now there are DNA tests to prove these things and leaves Christian, wondering.

Janine’s upset when no-one attends her launch party and unimpressed when Billy invites the market traders. She’s pleasantly surprised when promotion girls arrive dressed in Butcher’s Joints t-shirts and bring in business. Janine realises Michael is behind it, she’s put out when he hands her an invoice.

Having spent the night with Pat, Norman’s thrilled they’re finally together. Patrick’s concerned when Norman boasts he organises personal loans. He confronts Pat over her recent financial tip, warning her if she defaults on her payments they’ll sell her house. Pat’s furious. Norman pleads for forgiveness but Pat throws him out.

Rose’s alarmed to discover Yusef’s back, having brought home all the patients’ files with her. Dot replaces them and discovers a patient’s test results weren’t processed correctly - the man’s funeral is tomorrow.
On seeing the improvements Poppy and Jodie have made to their flat, Ian increases their rent.

Music Played

10 items


Dr Yusef Khan
Ace Bhatti
Christian Clarke
John Partridge
Syed Masood
Marc Elliott
Amira Masood
Preeya Kalidas
Zainab Masood
Nina Wadia
Masood Ahmed
Nitin Ganatra
Tamwar Masood
Himesh Patel
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Janine Malloy
Charlie Brooks
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Jodie Gold
Kylie Babbington
Poppy Meadow
Rachel Bright
Pat Evans
Pam St Clement
Patrick Trueman
Rudolph Walker
Norman Simmonds
George Layton
Carol Jackson
Lindsey Coulson
Dot Branning
June Brown
Rose Cotton
Polly Perkins
Heather Trott
Cheryl Fergison
Executive Producer
Bryan Kirkwood
Lucy Gannon
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt


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