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Duration: 30 minutes

Phil and Billy race off in search of Lola who hides with Lexi round the corner. Sharon rushes to help, to Jack’s fury. At the tube station, Lola realises she’s no money, begs change from passers-by then hides on seeing Billy and Phil enter Billy’s flat. Phil accuses Billy of being in on it. Billy’s sick of Phil controlling everyone and won’t let him crush Lola like he did Ben. Sharon insists Phil brought this on himself. Tanya gets a shock when Phil barges in, searching for Lola. Cora’s glad Lola stood up to Phil. Jay and Abi join the search. Lola confesses her plight to Dexter; he turns to Ava, pleading with her to let Lola stay - she might do something stupid. Lola answers Billy’s call but merely says ‘I love you’ and hangs up. Meanwhile, Phil rages at Sharon as she insists he made Lola feel she‘d nowhere to go. They’re interrupted by Ava and Dexter; they race to the Arches, discovering Lexi’s abandoned buggy and an empty petty cash tin. Lola sits with Lexi in a taxi as it drives away.

Dot accuses Cora of stealing her cold cuts. Poppy apologises for implying Dot was losing it. Cora seethes to Tanya who drags her to the Launderette. Seeing Poppy’s concern, Cora demands to know what’s really wrong. Dot flees.

Ian practises chat up lines on an aubergine. His attempts to woo Denise fall flat when he insults her. Denise flirts with Yam Man, a delivery guy. Ian scares him off by pretending to be Denise’s husband.
As Denise locks up, Ian tries to apologise. Denise reveals she has a date with Yam Man and explained Ian was crazy. As they bicker, Ian pursues Denise into the back room. The door handle breaks, trapping them.

Music Played

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Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Dot Branning
June Brown
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Poppy Meadow
Rachel Bright
Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Jay Mitchell
Jamie Borthwick
Abi Branning
Lorna Fitzgerald
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Nic Phillips
Daisy Coulam


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