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Duration: 30 minutes

Jack and Dennis miss each other but Sharon keeps them firmly apart. When Phil collects Sharon and Dennis’s things, Jack threatens Phil not to take advantage of Sharon. Phil berates Jack for what the split is doing to Dennis. At Phil’s, Sharon discovers Dennis is missing. She calls Jack who finds him hiding in the gym office. Dennis pleads with Jack not to go back – he wants him to be his dad. Returning Dennis, Jack gives Phil an envelope for Sharon. – he’ll be around until 4pm. Sharon is flustered, out of pills. She sees Jack’s note, which tells her she has the flat while he’s away. She runs out only to see Jack’s car pulling off.

Max reveals Kirsty’s pregnancy to Jack, who urges him to tell Tanya before someone else does. Lauren demands Max speaks to Tanya. Kat discovers Kirsty’s secret and offers her support. Kirsty tells Max she’ll organise an abortion tomorrow. Lucy buys lunch for Whit, Tyler, Lauren and Joey at the Vic. Lauren gets drunk, to Joey’s embarrassment. Kirsty threatens to chuck Lauren out but she retorts that a baby won’t be enough to make Max stay. Home, Lauren drunkenly complains to Tanya about being stuck in the middle of another Branning secret. They argue. Exhausted, Lauren tells a shocked Tanya, ‘Kirsty’s pregnant’.

In the Minute Mart, two youths harass Denise. Shirley intervenes. Later at McKlunky’s, the youths make trouble. Shirley throws chips over them and quits. Denise feels bad. Shirley sweet-talks her into giving her shifts at the Minute Mart.

Cora and Dexter play crib. Dexter invites Cora for dinner. Ava asks Tanya to speak to Cora – she wants space.

Ian spots a ‘To Let’ sign outside the Emporium; he and Bobby brainstorm names for a restaurant. Lucy‘s angry Ian’s still pursuing it, sure he won’t find the funds.

Music Played

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Tanya Cross
Jo Joyner
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Max Branning
Jake Wood
Kirsty Branning
Kierston Wareing
Jack Branning
Scott Maslen
Sharon Rickman
Letitia Dean
Dennis Rickman
Harry Hickles
Phil Mitchell
Steve McFadden
Shirley Carter
Linda Henry
Denise Fox
Diane Parish
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Cora Cross
Ann Mitchell
Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Ian Beale
Adam Woodyatt
Lucy Beale
Hetti Bywater
Bobby Beale
Rory Stroud
Joey Branning
David Witts
Tyler Moon
Tony Discipline
Whitney Dean
Shona McGarty
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Billy Pamphilon
Max Williams
Rahul Kohli
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
Daniel Wilson
Colin Wyatt


Maria Friedman to play Linda's mum


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

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