18/01/2013

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Duration: 30 minutes

Checking Max’s phone, Tanya discovers Kirsty rang the night before. After questioning Max and Lauren, Tanya isn’t convinced of their story. Lauren returns Max’s credit card. Tanya confides in Sharon, who recommends she speak to Max honestly. Tanya launches a charm offensive with a special lunch for Max and continues to grill him. Max lies about having any contact with Kirsty the previous night. Later, Tanya’s dismayed to find Kirsty’s room key in his pocket. At the B&B, Tanya lets herself into Kirsty’s room and is furiously packing her bags when Kirsty walks in.

Ayesha’s nervous about a date with Rashid and her first ever kiss. Later, she returns early. Masood’s listening in and intervenes when Rashid presses her for a kiss. Ayesha’s upset that the date felt flat. It’s clear it’s Masood Ayesha still wants; Masood tries to discourage her but advises her to follow her dreams.

Alfie calls for Kat when he hurts his finger which unnerves Roxy. Following advice from Kirsty, Roxy plans to host wild themed nights to cement them as a team. On learning the reason behind her odd mood, Alfie tells Roxy he loves her.

Abi deftly leaves Lola and Dexter together. Lola plays it cool but is thrilled when Dexter wants to watch a DVD together to make up for his previous blunder about Lexi. However, Phil forces her to make Dexter leave.

The B&B’s fully booked. Cora asks to stay with Ava – she refuses but reveals she has a new job nearby. Dexter finds Cora, apologizing for getting her in trouble. Cora cajoles Tanya, promising to cook a family meal; Tanya agrees she can stay for one night. Dot’s pleased when Abi reports Jay’s happier after their chat about Heather. However, when a council worker arrives following up unanswered letters concerning over £1,000 rent arrears, Dot’s distressed.

Music Played

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Credits

Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Dot Branning
June Brown
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Patrick Trueman
Rudolph Walker
Masood Ahmed
Nitin Ganatra
Zainab Khan
Nina Wadia
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Abi Branning
Lorna Fitzgerald
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Ray Dixon
Chucky Venn
Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Janie Rivers
Lucy Black
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Director
Ian White
Writer
Jeff Povey

Broadcasts

Maria Friedman to play Linda's mum

Elaine

Star of the stage Maria Friedman will guest as Elaine Peacock.

Suffer the consequences

Alfie and Kat

When Alfie goes to visit Kat in hospital, he's guilt-ridden at the misery he's caused.

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