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Duration: 30 minutes

Trish Barnes, Lexi’s new social worker, is unimpressed to find Lexi wearing a tea towel while Lola’s buying more nappies. Billy’s exasperated when Jay doesn’t conceal his identity. Trish questions Billy’s employment. Billy claims the cleaners are still operating. Michael’s furious that Janine’s signed all properties over to a management agency. Billy discovers Buff! Cleaners have taken their customers. Kim’s smitten with the handsome cleaners but reconsiders after discovering they have a ‘don’t touch’ policy. After Sharon renews their contract at R&R, Billy enthuses to Michael that they can share the cleaning between them. Unimpressed, Michael slams the door.

Jack bins post that arrives for Ronnie. He defends his bachelor lifestyle when Michael questions when his last serious relationship was but later invites Sharon for dinner, recruiting Tanya to babysit Dennis. Sharon’s affronted. Jack offers to cook for all of them. Sharon arrives alone, touched to see a special place set for Dennis. After dinner, Sharon kisses Jack passionately, he pulls away – he wants to do things properly. Sharon’s impressed but doesn’t want to take things too slowly.

Zainab’s surprised to find Syed on a makeshift market stall with his cleaning stock. Syed avoids Mr Lister and hides in the gym. Christian’s eager to make wedding plans; Syed lies Zainab’s uncomfortable. Zainab’s shocked on discovering a final demand notice addressed to Tamwar. Syed’s caught by Mr Lister, and agrees when Zainab begs for help at the Argee Bhajee. To his dismay, Zainab’s delighted with an autumn wedding and plans a dinner to announce it.

Derek gives Joey the Emporium. Fat Boy worries when his calls to Anthony are unanswered. Joey suggests a party at the Emporium. Fat Boy’s reluctant; Lauren convinces him the boys are off enjoying themselves. They’re smashing stock when Tyler returns, horrified to find Anthony gone and his business lost.

Music Played

16 items


Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Derek Branning
Jamie Foreman
Joey Branning
David Witts
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Tyler Moon
Tony Discipline
Christian Clarke
John Partridge
Zainab Khan
Nina Wadia
Tamwar Masood
Himesh Patel
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Jay Mitchell
Jamie Borthwick
Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Kim Fox
Tameka Empson
Mr Lister
Nick Wilton
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Richard Lynn
Peter McKenna
Trish Barnes
Tessa Churchard


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