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Duration: 30 minutes

Feigning a migraine, Kat hides upstairs while Alfie hosts a BBQ. Michael brings kit for the football team. On the phone, Kat instructs her mystery man to go home, it’s not happening again. Alfie tells Kat he needs her by his side and when she gets upset presumes it’s just the stress of juggling the family, pub and team. Kat stays upstairs ironing, baking and cleaning. Outside, Alfie hands out shirts to the football team, naming Jack as captain. Max’s disappeared and Tanya collects his shirt. Kat resists checking her phone but eventually gives in and finds the message ‘11pm Alley Kat’. Alfie waits for Kat in bed. Downstairs, Kat asks her lover to walk away - she’s a wife and mother. But when the man leaves Kat can’t resist calling him back into the barrel store…

Shirley’s acting out of character; Ben worries Ian’s phoned her but Phil insists she knows nothing. After a jug of sangria at the Vic barbeque, Shirley drunkenly accosts Fat Boy and steals his wallet. They eventually end up in the park. After retrieving his wallet, Fat Boy calls Phil but he doesn’t hear the phone. Upset and singing, Shirley climbs up the scaffolding, only to find Jean at the top with her telescope. Terrified of heights, Shirley panics while Jean calmly chats to her. Jean helps Shirley down telling her loss of a loved one is a well-known trigger for the mid-life crisis.

Janine admits to Michael she doesn’t like the name Pat. Luckily Michael’s already registered the baby as Scarlett Patricia Moon.

Derek’s suggests a bonding game of golf to Joey but Joey rejects him. After kissing Lucy and telling her he’ll call, Joey leaves in a taxi.

Cora’s upset when she loses a bracelet she wears every day.

Music Played

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Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Janine Butcher
Charlie Brooks
Jean Slater
Gillian Wright
Mo Harris
Laila Morse
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Ben Mitchell
Joshua Pascoe
Derek Branning
Jamie Foreman
Joey Branning
David Witts
Lucy Beale
Hetti Bywater
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Tanya Jessop
Jo Joyner
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Kim Fox
Tameka Empson
Ray Dixon
Chucky Venn
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Andrew Cotton
Ricky Grover
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Jennie Darnell
Carey Andrews


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Phil and Shirley

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