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Duration: 30 minutes

Billy’s worried that Phil will grass on Lola. Phil calls a meeting with them and Trish Barnes and promises there’ll be stricter rules surrounding Lola’s visits, claiming he’s been too easy-going. When Trish is gone, Phil reveals he’s merely paying lip service and leaves delighted Lola alone with Lexi. Dennis packs his rucksack, worried that Jack and Sharon’s rowing means they’re leaving. Jack reassures Dennis. Sharon tells Phil their kiss meant nothing.

Michael discovers Alice is keeping Derek’s urn behind the sofa. Anxious to help Alice move on, Carol packs away Derek’s things. Alice keeps his lighter. Carol, Alice and Kat visit a spot that reminds Carol of Derek. Carol points out where their old house was and where Derek rescued his dog from the river. Alice scatters Derek’s ashes, accompanied by a stray dog.

Poppy tries to fix a leaky tap after Dot refuses to bother the council with it. Poppy rambles about her auntie who once worried about a council letter which turned out to be nothing. Hopeful, Dot finally opens her letter from the council, then orders Poppy to go. Upset, Poppy leaves as shell-shocked Dot rereads her letter – it’s regarding court proceedings to re-possess her home.

Gossip mounts when the Minute Mart fails to open. Kim realises Denise never came home and tries to break in, triggering the alarm. Inside, Denise and Ian wake in an embrace. The police break in and free Ian. Denise hides and slips out the back. Kim thinks Denise was with Yam Man and tells Ian Denise is in love.

Liam bunks school again. Dot sympathises, giving him money for a treat which he secretly returns. Liam helps a gang of teens as they’re chased by a tube officer. They greet him like old friends. Shirley’s concerned.

Steve Lowe asks Carol out.

Music Played

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Dot Branning
June Brown
Poppy Meadow
Rachel Bright
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Kim Fox
Tameka Empson
Alice Branning
Jasmyn Banks
Carol Jackson
Lindsey Coulson
Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Bianca Butcher
Patsy Palmer
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Nic Phillips
Matt Evans
Liam Butcher
James Forde
Joey Branning
David Witts
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Dennis Rickman
Harry Hickles
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Trish Barnes
Tessa Churchard
Steve Lowe
Michael Simkins
Police Officer
Ken Bradshaw
Leanne Dunstan


Alfie gets a grilling


Alfie is taken away for questioning. Is the truth about to come out?

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