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Whilst cleaning, Dot finds boxer shorts down the sofa and chastises Cora for the mess. Having promised Jim to look after his family, Dot announces to Max and Tanya she wants a family meal. Tanya suggests the Vic – on Max. Lauren makes her escape, avoiding Dot. Dot tells Tanya she found Lauren with a mystery man on her sofa. Max demands Lauren grow up and pick a college course. The Brannings gather for dinner. Max claims Joey was busy. Dot discovers Cora’s taken her job and Jack is engaged to Sharon. She’s shocked when Kirsty introduces herself, then Joey arrives - Lauren’s mystery man is her cousin! Lauren’s mortified. Upset, Dot flees. Cora follows but, at home, Dot insists that Cora get out.

Tanya ignores Lauren’s requests that she rearrange her hospital appointment. Ray questions Max about Kirsty – Max says ‘go for it’ but warns she’s high maintenance. During dinner at the Vic, Kirsty introduces herself to Dot as Max’s wife and pointedly wonders how Oscar is after his bike accident. Tanya’s furious Max involved Oscar in his lies. Later, Max tries to reassure Tanya, insisting he told Ray to go for it with Kirsty.

Ayesha’s embarrassed by Masood’s rejection and asks Zainab to arrange for Rashid to come for tea. Denise and Zainab offer conflicting relationship guidance with Denise advising to look for hidden meaning. Ayesha asks for Masood’s input.

Kim invites Ray over and persists in texting him. Ray wants Denise to stop Kim making a fool of her herself. In the Vic, Kim’s hurt to see Ray flirting with Kirsty but refuses Denise’s sympathy. Ian offers to let Denise stay for longer.

Fatboy brings Poppy flowers; Dot assumes they’re for her. When Poppy worries Dot doesn’t like her, Fatboy helps win Dot over with a badly made Battenberg cake.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Jan 2013 22:30


Role Contributor
Cora CrossAnn Mitchell
Dot BranningJune Brown
Poppy MeadowRachel Bright
Arthur 'Fatboy' ChubbRicky Norwood
Lauren BranningJacqueline Jossa
Joey BranningDavid Witts
Tanya CrossJo Joyner
Max BranningJake Wood
Ray DixonChucky Venn
Sharon RickmanLetitia Dean
Jack BranningScott Maslen
Carol JacksonLindsey Coulson
Bianca ButcherPatsy Palmer
Tiffany ButcherMaisie Smith
Morgan ButcherDevon Higgs
Alice BranningJasmyn Banks
Abi BranningLorna Fitzgerald
Ian BealeAdam Woodyatt
Denise FoxDiane Parish
Kim FoxTameka Empson
Masood AhmedNitin Ganatra
Zainab KhanNina Wadia
Ayesha RanaShivani Ghai
Executive ProducerLorraine Newman
DirectorIan White
WriterLauren Klee

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