Sharon comes to on the bathroom floor and won’t let Lola ring an ambulance. Discovering Sharon’s painkillers, Lola demands to know what’s wrong. Sharon admits she used to have a problem but is clean now. Lola’s distraught she trusted Sharon. Sharon insists she can stop anytime but lunges for the painkillers when Lola makes to throw them away. Lola cries that she’ll have to tell Phil – how can she sleep knowing Lexi’s with Sharon? Sharon gives Lola the painkillers to flush away but warns Lexi will go into care if Lola tells the truth. Phil arrives, wondering where they’ve been. Lola innocently lies they’ve just been gossiping and palms Sharon’s painkillers.
Kat seduces Mr Lister, arranging a rendezvous in the barrel store. Bianca snaps a photo while his trousers are down. They blackmail Mr Lister for their market pitch back.
In the Vic, Janine plays the doting mother, Michael sneers. Janine warns he back off or kiss his access visits goodbye. Michael gets drunk, Alice escorts him out. Alice thinks Scarlett deserves better than having an absent father like she did. Michael cries. Kat and Alice swear they’ll fight for Scarlett.
Billy wants to know if Ian sorted out his loan. Ian tries to talk with Lucy but she’s busy with Joey. Cora berates Joey and Lucy, Joey broke Lauren’s heart. Ian announces he’s opening a fine dining restaurant with Janine as his business partner. Lucy’s worried. Joey advises Lucy to give Ian a break.
Billy’s pleased when Dexter thanks him for his help. Ava grudgingly invites Cora to go for a drink, then informs Dexter Billy’s coming for dinner.
Carol and Masood share a kiss as they walk home from their date in the Vic.
Alice and Tamwar both love Western films. Poppy thinks they’re a perfect match.