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Duration: 30 minutes

Kat’s lover leaves her the key to 91B George Street. Alfie uses a metallic board to plan football formations. He’s dismissive of Kat. When Kat asks if he’s paid Roxy her money Alfie tells her it’s sorted. Later, Kat lets herself into the flat and smiles at whoever’s waiting inside…

At the hospital, Janine rejects Michael’s coffee. She’s worried that another baby, Jake, is making better progress than Scarlett. Alfie makes Michael eat a healthy meal. Kat gives him baby clothes. Kat questions Michael about how he and Janine are coping. Michael buys Janine flowers, but throws them in anger when he discovers the safe code’s changed. Janine shocked when Jake’s condition suddenly deteriorates. She leaves Michael a voicemail; she can’t do this without him. But by the time Michael arrives at the hospital, a smiling Janine’s holding Scarlett and appears not to need him.

Shirley feigns disinterest when Denise shows her a photo of Carly’s baby. Shirley keeps an eye on Lola for Billy. When Lola attempts to sneak out to buy jeans, Shirley shuts her in her room, removing the door handle. Lola attempts to break the window, Shirley rushes in and the door slams trapping them both. They’re horrified but eventually start to talk, sharing a bun that Billy had earlier stopped Lola eating. Lola asks about childbirth. Shirley talks about Carly and tells Lola she’s planning an abseil at the Vic. Lola admits she’s scared of motherhood, Shirley thinks she’ll be fine. When Billy lets them out, Lola insists he won’t have to ground her again. Shirley offers to distract Billy while Lola buys her jeans, but Lola’s decided she’s got enough pairs.

Mortified when he catches Rose and Poppy discussing his pants, Andrew calls Dot. Very soon, Rose is setting off to visit Dot.

Music Played

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Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Janine Butcher
Charlie Brooks
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Andrew Cotton
Ricky Grover
Poppy Meadow
Rachel Bright
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Lisa Greenwood
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Ian White
Peter Mattessi


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