Image for 17/07/2012Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

Duration: 30 minutes

Janine’s suspicious when Michael asks her to make him a signatory of the business account. Michael joins Janine at a baby resuscitation class but can’t cope and leaves. Later, leaving Whitney with Scarlett, Janine heads home and discovers Michael’s bought a BMW. Michael confides to Alfie his fear that Scarlett’s suffering for his sins, Alfie tells him it’s not about his feelings anymore. Later, Janine finds Michael with the office safe open. He explains how much he loves Scarlett and hates seeing her in pain; all he can do is keep things going at the office. Janine’s exhausted, Michael tells her he’ll look after Scarlett so she can have a night off. Later, Janine asks Billy to change the combination of the safe and keep an eye on Michael.

Alfie wants to capitalise on Billy’s Olympic publicity. Billy will only agree to join the football team if he can be captain, but when the team skip training in protest Alfie talks him into being a striker instead.

Lola’s home, having feigned labour pains until the police let her off with a warning. Jay assures Lola he’s there for her - but only as a friend. Billy decrees Lola’s staying in until the baby comes and tells Jay to stay away, unfairly blaming him for the trouble Lola’s been in.

Ben gives Shirley a teddy bear for Carly, but Carly doesn’t want it. Ben assures Shirley she may not be Carly’s mum but she’s his.

Cora and Rose tag along to a wake with Patrick. Cora masquerades as Patrick’s wife to persuade the widow, Joy, to donate her husband’s belongings to the charity shop. Tyler and Anthony twig what Cora’s up to, but agree to split the haul. Later, Rose tells Patrick and Cora it’s obvious they’ve got feelings for each other.

Music Played

9 items


Janine Butcher
Charlie Brooks
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Jay Mitchell
Jamie Borthwick
Patrick Trueman
Rudolph Walker
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Andrew Cotton
Ricky Grover
Tyler Moon
Tony Discipline
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Ben Mitchell
Joshua Pascoe
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Whitney Dean
Shona McGarty
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Ian White
Lindsay Williams
Lisa Greenwood


A 'friend' in need

Phil and Ian

Phil steps in to offer Ian comfort in his time of need. Plus more top stories...

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.