22/03/2012

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Duration: 30 minutes

Ben, Jay and Phil are questioned individually. The boys state Jay was working on a car while Ben helped. Shirley’s describes discovering Heather’s body to DS Crisp. She’s bemused to see Andrew led in for questioning. Back at home, Shirley’s devastated when George‘s taken into care while she’s part of the murder investigation. When upset Jay flees, Ben finds him in the Arches and seeks reassurance they’re still brothers. Jay’s cold with him, Ben produces Jay’s Stag hoody, grimly promising to look after him. Billy tells the police Andrew mentioned a fight with Heather when they were in the Vic. Shirley concludes she deleted Heather’s voicemail but remembers Heather saying Andrew was at the door. Ben’s horrified when Ian guiltily admits he told the police Ben lied. After a sleepless night, Billy arrives - Heather’s body’s being moved. As the Mitchells watch Heather’s body being wheeled out, Phil runs around the corner and vomits. Ben follows, telling him it’s over.
Rose lies that she and Andrew were playing bridge all afternoon. At the police station, Andrew tells DS Crisp he and Heather planned to elope. Crisp tells Andrew Rose’s statement contrasts with witnesses placing him at the Vic. Crisp brings up Andrew and Heather’s argument in R&R and Andrew’s time in prison for GBH. Crisp presents Andrew with the empty envelope and his train ticket. Although Andrew insists the wedding money was stolen by a tramp, Crisp accuses Andrew of stealing it and arrests him for Heather’s murder.
Dot and Cora are intrigued by police sirens on the Square. Cora tells Dot she was mugged once. Patrick breaks the news that Heather’s dead. Later, Cora finds Dot busily sewing; intent on finishing Heather’s wedding dress. Dot thinks every time she cares for someone they’re taken away and throws Fat Boy out.

Music Played

8 items

Credits

Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Ben Mitchell
Joshua Pascoe
Jay Mitchell
Jamie Borthwick
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Dot Branning
June Brown
Andrew Cotton
Ricky Grover
Rose Cotton
Polly Perkins
Patrick Trueman
Rudolph Walker
Executive Producer
Bryan Kirkwood
Director
Nic Phillips
Writer
Matt Evans
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Jean Slater
Gillian Wright
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
DCI Marsden
Sophie Stanton
DS Crisp
Rufus Wright
DC Swinton
Laura Dalgleish
DC Lythe
Tim Chipping
PC Ali Psyk
Yvonne Dodoo
PC Shaw
Daniel Millar
Maria de Costa
Judy Browne

Broadcasts

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Phil and Shirley

A scantily-clad Shirley tries to tempt Phil - just before his stag do.

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