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Duration: 30 minutes

Lucy dismayed, she’s in the middle of her exams and Ian’s put the house on the market. He’s got a register office cancellation on Friday and insists they’ll all be moving on after the wedding. Lucy mentions Ben, but Ian insists he isn’t part of the family. Lucy tells Phil and Ben Ian’s acting weirdly. Ian frantically prepares for the wedding, Mandy’s unsure about it so Ian sends her to buy her dream wedding dress. Phil commands Ian to act normally. Janine confronts Ian about his loan. Over dinner, Lucy calls Mandy a pale imitation of her mother. Ian snaps, Cindy was a lying, cheating murderous slapper and Lucy’s sometimes scarily like her. Returning home with Bobby, Lucy cancels the register office, before smashing Ian’s Billy Idol record; she’ll do whatever it takes.
Opening Alfie’s credit card statement, Jean realises he’s got serious money worries and decides to find a job. Michael attempts to dissuade her from taking up Billy’s offer of an interview at Butcher’s Joints.
Michael notes the attraction between Roxy and Alfie. Roxy overhears Alfie quarrelling with Kat on the phone. He admits he misses Kat, but the Slaters’ have pulled together and he’ll never be one of them. Alfie rejects Roxy’s suggestion she move out and asks her out for dinner. Christian’s disapproving, but Roxy insistent there’s something between them. Roxy’s disappointed when Alfie stands her up, he’s gone to Kat after Jean assured him Kat needs him.
Kim tries to make amends to Ray and Sasha. She offers to help Sasha practice for her dance recital but is horrified by Sasha’s ineptitude.
With Derek staking his claim as top dog in the house, Whitney and Tyler decide to create their own territory moving a sofa into Pat’s old room. Derek’s left downstairs, alone, and considers calling Alice.

Music Played

14 items


Lucy Beale
Hetti Bywater
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Mandy Salter
Nicola Stapleton
Bobby Beale
Alex Francis
Ben Mitchell
Joshua Pascoe
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Anthony Moon
Matt Lapinskas
Tyler Moon
Tony Discipline
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Janine Butcher
Charlie Brooks
Jean Slater
Gillian Wright
Mo Harris
Laila Morse
Whitney Dean
Shona McGarty
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Kim Fox
Tameka Empson
Christian Clarke
John Partridge
Derek Branning
Jamie Foreman
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Ray Dixon
Chucky Venn
Sasha Dixon
Rebecca Sanneh
Executive Producer
Bryan Kirkwood
Ian White
Patrick Homes
Afia Masood
Meryl Fernandes
Estate Agent
David Bonnick Jr


The plot thickens

Sharon and Phil

The complex games between Phil, Sharon and Shirley continue.

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