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Duration: 28 minutes

Max’s optimistic that Tanya will take him back. Cora rearranges Tanya hospital appointment and insists on accompanying her. Whilst they wait, Cora reminds Tanya of what she’s got. Tanya’s appointment goes well. When the venue for Fatboy's DJ gig falls through, Lauren offers him No.5. Lots of people turn up and the party quickly spirals out of control. Lauren calls Tanya. Tanya throws everyone out, handing out Max’s belongings as party favours. Discovering what’s going on, Max and Jack collect back Max’s things. Lauren asks Tanya what now? Strong, Tanya says they start again: no Max, no fighting, just them.

Zainab insults AJ when he’s uninterested in her upcoming interview. At the Minute Mart things are tense; Denise assures Zainab their friendship’s more important than the job – then discovers Zainab hasn’t passed on a message about her interview time changing. During Zainab’s interview, she discovers a ‘friend’ has called and warned them about her short term memory loss. Zainab accuses Denise then realises it was AJ. Back home, Masood lectures Zainab and AJ. Thawing, AJ and Zainab apologise via a post it note on the toaster.

Sharon helps Bianca out, taking Morgan to school. When Dennis and Morgan are involved in a playground fight, Sharon refuses to consider it could be Dennis’ fault. She’s furious when Jack admits he gave Dennis a boxing lesson. Jack accuses her of wrapping Dennis in cotton wool and spending too much time with Lexi.

Finding Dexter at the Arches again, Ava reminds him Walford’s not their home. Dexter points out that she’s also working in Walford and he’s later amused when Ava gives Max a piece of her mind in the Vic.

Phil appeals to Billy; Lola talks to Billy and then Dexter about her own childhood and finally agrees that Phil can take Lexi on holiday.

Music Played

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Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Abi Branning
Lorna Fitzgerald
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Joey Branning
David Witts
Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Zainab Khan
Nina Wadia
AJ Ahmed
Phaldut Sharma
Masood Ahmed
Nitin Ganatra
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Dennis Rickman
Harry Hickles
Bianca Butcher
Patsy Palmer
Morgan Butcher
Devon Higgs
Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Jonathan Sidgwick
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
John Greening
Katie Douglas


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