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26/12/2012

The Brannings’ are in shock. Max’s annoyed when Carol tells Alice a heart-warming story about Derek rescuing a dog. At Abi and Cora’s instigation the family lay flowers on the spot Derek died. Kat, Joey, Max and Jack are guilt-ridden about watching Derek die; Joey walks out while the police are questioning them. Carol keeps herself busy; if she stops, she remembers. Max assures Tanya he’ll get rid of Kirsty. He meets Kirsty in the Vic. Tanya’s on the edge, half wanting to comfort Max and half livid with him; Cora gives her a pep talk. Joey tries to talk to a grief-stricken Alice but she doesn’t want to know. Jack comforts Alice. Lauren doesn’t understand why everyone’s so upset; Joey reacts angrily, reminding her that his dad’s dead. Carol and Jack support Max at the mortuary. Kirsty collars Abi in the Square. Cora sends Abi on her way. Tanya steps in, telling Kirsty she can either clear off or she’ll get rid of her herself.

Roxy and Amy have stayed overnight at the Vic, with Alfie sleeping on the sofa. Jean and Mo are disapproving; Roxy assures them she’s not going to hurt Alfie. After seeing Kat and Alfie talking, Roxy starts to have doubts. She tells Alfie he’s hurting and not thinking straight, she doesn’t want to be second best. Alfie assures her she isn’t, she’s keeping him sane.

An excited Kim wakes up only to discover she’s slept through Christmas. She blames Denise who, in turn, is fed up with Kim’s selfishness. Patrick comes home. The Masoods’ arrive bearing board games to join, Denise, Kim, Patrick, Shirley and Fatboy. Fed up, Kim storms off to the pub and when she returns Denise surprises her with a Christmas party.

Zainab decides to throw a New Year’s Eve party.

30 minutes

Last on

Boxing Day 2012 23:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Max BranningJake Wood
Carol JacksonLindsey Coulson
Jack BranningScott Maslen
Tanya CrossJo Joyner
Cora CrossAnn Mitchell
Abi BranningLorna Fitzgerald
Alice BranningJasmyn Banks
Lauren BranningJacqueline Jossa
Joey BranningDavid Witts
Kat MoonJessie Wallace
Alfie MoonShane Richie
Roxy MitchellRita Simons
Jean SlaterGillian Wright
Mo HarrisLaila Morse
Kim FoxTameka Empson
Denise FoxDiane Parish
Shirley CarterLinda Henry
Arthur 'Fatboy' ChubbRicky Norwood
Patrick TruemanRudolph Walker
Zainab KhanNina Wadia
Masood AhmedNitin Ganatra
Tamwar MasoodHimesh Patel
Ayesha RanaShivani Ghai
Policeman 1Amelia Donkor
Executive ProducerLorraine Newman
DirectorJennie Darnell
WriterMatt Evans

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