Max attempts to persuade Lauren to come for Tanya’s scan results but she’s hostile, believing she’s only wanted again now she’s got a use. Preparing for bad news, Tanya has put together boxes of special things for the children and written letters. She shows them to Max, then snaps at him when he gets upset. At hospital, Tanya jumps out of the car before Max can park. Cora gives Max a pep talk in the car park. Inside, Tanya sits between Max and Cora, staring at the consultant’s door. She’s thrilled when Lauren arrives. Max smiles and quietly apologises to Lauren. When an upset couple emerge from the consultant’s room, Tanya panics, she’s not ready.
Mandy offers to make Ian breakfast, but he says he’s taking Ben to school. In the car, Ian tries to reason with Ben and is aghast when Ben insists Phil will one day respect him for what he’s done. Ian reminds Ben of the boy he once was. He tells Ben their mother would be breaking her heart now and would say Ian can’t sit on the information he has. Ben’s sure the police won’t believe Ian. Ian and Ben are both in tears, Ian hugs Ben tightly. They go to the prison. Waiting in the prison visiting room, an agitated Ben starts rambling, anticipating Phil’s reaction. However, when Ben actually sees Phil he flees.
Heather’s wedding dress looks like a nighty, but she’s stoical about it. Heather’s thrilled when Dot buys her dream wedding dress as a surprise.
Roxy’s thrown out of the salon for having nits. She blames Bianca’s kids, but has to eat her words when she discovers Amy’s the source of the infestation. Roxy confides in Alfie that she’s short of money; he offers her the role of temporary landlady.
|Tanya Jessop||Jo Joyner|
|Max Branning||Jake Wood|
|Cora Cross||Ann Mitchell|
|Lauren Branning||Jacqueline Jossa|
|Ian Beale||Adam Woodyatt|
|Phil Mitchell||Steve McFadden|
|Ben Mitchell||Joshua Pascoe|
|Mandy Salter||Nicola Stapleton|
|Roxy Mitchell||Rita Simons|
|Heather Trott||Cheryl Fergison|
|Dot Branning||June Brown|
|Rose Cotton||Polly Perkins|
|Patrick Trueman||Rudolph Walker|
|Alfie Moon||Shane Richie|
|Shenice Quinn||Lily Harvey|
|Bianca Butcher||Patsy Palmer|
|Morgan Butler||Devon Higgs|
|Tiffany Butcher||Maisie Smith|
|Executive Producer||Bryan Kirkwood|