Alice tells Anthony that tonight’s the night, but Anthony’s concerned about moving too quickly. Derek tells Anthony he’s punching above his weight. Joey persuades Anthony to challenge Derek to a poker game. Joey then lies, telling Derek Anthony bragged that he could easily beat him and could do with being taken down a peg or two. During the game, Anthony’s losing and Derek decides to up the stakes, convincing Anthony to wager the Emporium. Anthony loses everything and Joey tells him to leave Walford; he’ll make sure Alice knows the truth about what’s happened. Meanwhile Alice is waiting for Anthony at the Vic, Joey tells her Anthony’s gone and it’s is all Derek’s fault. Alice rushes to the Emporium, but is too late, Anthony’s gone. Anthony heads into the tube station and leaves Walford.
Joey’s angry that Lucy only thinks about work. Lucy tells Ian that she can’t keep babysitting him, and she’ll have to lease the fruit stall. Ian begs Lucy not to, but her mind is made up. Sharon tells Lucy she should reconsider; she can’t stay angry at Ian. Lucy sees Ian and Sharon doing a roaring trade at the stall; to Ian’s delight, she decides to keep the business.
Roxy’s complaining about living with Jack – she wants a more stable home. Kat goes to replace her vomit-covered shoes; Alfie hardly notices her leave. When Kat asks Fat boy if he can share a room with Shirley, Fats and Alfie come up with a plan to move Roxy in instead.
Zainab wants Masood to talk to AJ: she’s determined to know that truth about his marriage break-up. AJ refuses to talk to Masood but Zainab has called Aliyah and she is on her way. AJ reveals that Aliyah has been having an affair.
|Alice Branning||Jasmyn Banks|
|Joey Branning||David Witts|
|Derek Branning||Jamie Foreman|
|Lucy Beale||Hetti Bywater|
|Ian Beale||Adam Woodyatt|
|Sharon Rickman||Letitia Dean|
|Zainab Khan||Nina Wadia|
|Masood Ahmed||Nitin Ganatra|
|AJ Ahmed||Phaldut Sharma|
|Alfie Moon||Shane Richie|
|Kat Moon||Jessie Wallace|
|Roxy Mitchell||Rita Simons|
|Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb||Ricky Norwood|
|Tanya Cross||Jo Joyner|
|Janine Butcher||Charlie Brooks|
|Poppy Meadow||Rachel Bright|
|Ray Dixon||Chucky Venn|
|Dennis Rickman||Harry Hickles|
|Executive Producer||Lorraine Newman|