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Duration: 30 minutes

Alfie’s slept on the sofa, claiming Kat was kicking. Michael’s finally speaks with him when Alfie spies him with Roxy out of the window and rings Roxy. Michael admits Kat told him she had an affair but insists he doesn’t know who Kat’s lover is and demands Alfie stop torturing himself. Alfie’s fears seem confirmed when he realises Kat has gone Christmas shopping without her purse, and questions Michael about his past fling with Kat. Michael warns Alfie he could lose Tommy if he kicks Kat out. Downstairs in the Vic, a worried Jean asks Jack and Max to intervene; both awkwardly refuse. Kat returns from shopping, explaining Roxy lent her cash after she forgot her purse. Alfie’s momentarily appeased. Michael warns Alfie not a day will go by when he won’t miss Kat if he pursues his suspicions, leaving Alfie in turmoil.

Shirley’s furious Phil was made Lexi’s foster carer. Sharon soothes a worried Lola that Phil will let her see Lexi more than her allocated visits and gives her money for a present for Lexi. Lola’s buoyed and buys baby clothes on the market but Phil thinks they’re not classy enough.

Sharon’s seething with Jack for telling Derek about her addiction but later softens when Jack arrives in time to watch Dennis be a shepherd in the school nativity.

Derek claims as Jack has Sharon problems he’s taking over as best man. Max objects but Derek demands gratitude for protecting him.

In the Launderette, Cora’s dejected. Abi coaxes Cora to talk about Tanya’s scan results and Ava; Cora’s upset Ava hasn’t been in touch. Abi convinces Cora to decorate the Launderette with old decorations from Jean. Cora’s delighted when Ava arrives unexpectedly, wearing her bracelet, with a Christmas card for Cora.

Music Played

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Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Derek Branning
Jamie Foreman
Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Abi Branning
Lorna Fitzgerald
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Jean Slater
Gillian Wright
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Dennis Rickman
Harry Hickles
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Michael Owen Morris
Christopher Reason


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