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Fifteen minutes before the wedding, Michael stashes the pre-nup in his pocket and visits Janine. Janine’s in her wedding dress, but peers round the door and assures him she has no doubts. Jean stares out the window at Michael, astonished no-one else can see what he is. Gently, Kat tells Jean they think she’s ill and may need to go to hospital. Jean threatens to kill herself if she’s sectioned. Insisting Alfie stay with Jean, Kat finds Michael. She tells Michael about Jean’s threat but Michael continues to protest his innocence until Kat’s convinced. Tearful, Kat goes but, not wanting a woman’s blood on his hands, Michael shouts after her ‘I did it’. Michael claims he always intended to pay the money back. He tells Kat he’s fond of Janine, but all he really needs is money. He scoffs when Kat claims the baby will change everything. The guests stare when Janine arrives at the marquee before Michael. Alfie and Jack locate Michael. Kat brands Alfie pathetic when he insists they’ll talk later. Outside the marquee, Jean tells Janine her baby will never be loved and Kat says Janine might just deserve Michael. Janine looks troubled but goes ahead with the wedding. During Ricky’s reading, Michael leads Janine outside and confesses what he did to Jean. Janine admits she’s done worse. Janine stops Michael walking away. Janine eventually rips up the pre-nup to prove she loves and trusts Michael - he’s insisted he won’t marry her if she doesn’t. Happy, they return to the marquee and are married. The locals enjoy the free reception food. Alfie looks on in disgust as Michael and Janine sign the register. When Michael thanks him for being best man, Alfie’s cold - after the wedding he’s going to finish Michael. As Michael and Janine dance, Janine suddenly freezes in shock, then collapses in pain. Michael’s shocked to see a large patch of blood on Janine’s wedding dress. As Janine’s carried into an ambulance, Michael hisses at Jean, she did this. Alfie insists on going to the hospital. Jean finds Janine’s blood stained wedding shoe. She opens her hand to reveal Michael’s St Christopher – she didn’t flush it. At the hospital, Janine has an immediate caesarean due to a placental abruption. Michael looks on in horror as the tiny premature baby is delivered and then resuscitated. Desperate, Janine asks why she can’t see her. Looking down at his daughter Michael asks himself ‘what have I done?’
Alice’s upset; her mum knows she’s been seeing Derek. Dragging Lucy out of the chip shop, Derek forces her to apologise to Alice. Derek’s son, Joey, appears. He instructs Derek to let Lucy go then hits him. Derek gives Alice a necklace, but Joey knocks it to the ground. Derek begs Joey to give him a chance, Joey’s hostile insisting Derek won’t be seeing Alice again. Lucy fancies Joey.
Abi eventually tells Jay she’s going to Costa Rica. Picking up some car keys Max has dropped, Jay texts Abi asking her to meet him. He proposes borrowing a car and leaving. Abi’s adamant she wants to go on the trip assuring Jay she’ll be back in two months. Jay insists if she goes the engagement’s off. Jay watches, heartbroken, as Abi gets into Tanya’s car. Before they drive away, Abi takes off her engagement ring.
Disgusted, Tanya tells Derek she knows what he’s done to Lucy. Derek asks her if she knows what Max got up to when he was away. Max feigns innocence but eventually tells Tanya he did some dodgy stuff, has some debts. During the reception, Max proposes.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 22 Jun 2012 22:30


Role Contributor
Michael MoonSteve John Shepherd
Janine ButcherCharlie Brooks
Ricky ButcherSid Owen
Tiffany ButcherMaisie Smith
Morgan ButcherDevon Higgs
Whitney DeanShona McGarty
Alfie MoonShane Richie
Jean SlaterGillian Wright
Kat MoonJessie Wallace
Mo HarrisLaila Morse
Tyler MoonTony Discipline
Alice BranningJasmyn Banks
Derek BranningJamie Foreman
Joey BranningDavid Witts
Jack BranningScott Maslen
Max BranningJake Wood
Tanya JessopJo Joyner
Lauren BranningJacqueline Jossa
Abi BranningLorna Fitzgerald
Cora CrossAnn Mitchell
Jay MitchellJamie Borthwick
Phil MitchellSteve McFadden
Billy MitchellPerry Fenwick
Lola PearceDanielle Harold
Shirley CarterLinda Henry
Andrew CottonRicky Grover
DirectorKarl Neilson
WriterSimon Ashdown
Kim FoxTameka Empson
Ray DixonChucky Venn
Patrick TruemanRudolph Walker
Denise FoxDiane Parish
Zainab KhanNina Wadia
Masood AhmedNitin Ganatra
Tamwar MasoodHimesh Patel
Arthur 'Fat Boy' ChubbRicky Norwood
Lucy BealeHetti Bywater
Poppy MeadowRachel Bright

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