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Duration: 30 minutes

Phil, Sharon and Billy discover Lola’s phone in the Arches along with the empty petty cash tin. Lola’s last number dialled leads them to Alexa’s house. Alexa demands money and then claims Lola’s gone. Phil searches the house and doesn’t spot Lola and Lexi cowering behind a wardrobe. Alexa tells Lola she can for stay the night, they’re having a party. Billy and Dexter look for Lola in a cafe and on the streets. Lola flees Alexa’s house when the police arrive. Phil and Sharon continue searching into the night. Sharon realises Lola could be at a park she mentioned going to when she lived at the children’s home. Sharon tells Phil a few home truths. Phil starts to despair and insists he’s still the man she fell in love with. They kiss. Phil and Sharon find Lola and Lexi hiding in the park. Lola’s terrified when she sees Phil but he just hugs and reassures her.

Dot and Cora lie in wait for the mystery thief and fall asleep on the sofa. They’re awoken in the night to noises from the kitchen and discover that the ‘thief’ is actually a nude, sleepwalking Fatboy. Fatboy’s mortified and Dot’s upset with Poppy for having uninvited overnight guests and lying to her. Dot’s anxious when Cora nearly discovers her unopened council letter.

Denise and Ian try and fail to escape from the Minute Mart back room. Trapped, the pair bicker and Ian shows Denise his devil tattoo. After Denise takes an impression of Ian during his breakdown too far, Ian opens up about this tough time. They start to find common ground and a discussion about past relationships leads to an unexpected kiss. Denise and Ian lie snuggled up together; Denise admits she doesn’t want to be lonely anymore then realises Ian’s asleep.

Music Played

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Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Dot Branning
June Brown
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Poppy Meadow
Rachel Bright
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Saffron Coomber
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Nic Phillips
Daisy Coulam


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