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Against Ava's wishes, Sam continues to put off telling Dexter what is happening. Sensing the atmosphere between them, Dexter presumes they're going to split up. Later, Dexter spots Sam working. As they walk home Sam reassures Dexter that he and Ava are solid. They play a game of football but Dexter is shocked when Sam collapses. Once at home, Ava wants to call an ambulance but Sam's against it. Sam finally tells Dexter; he needs an urgent kidney transplant.

Ronnie finds the club's door frame smashed and suspects Carl is behind it. With secret plans to meet Ronnie, Roxy's annoyed when Kirsty doesn't show up for work. When Kat offers to cover Roxy's shift, Alfie declines, seeing Roxy's resentment. Roxy sneaks into R&R and it's like old times with Ronnie, but she feels like she's cheating on Alfie and voices her concerns about him and Kat.

Carl convinces Kirsty to go for a drink. He deletes a text from Roxy and turns off Kirsty's phone whilst she's away from the table. Towards the end of the night, Kirsty witnesses Carl taunting Ronnie, so she leaves. Carl follows her but an unhappy Roxy, wanting to know where Kirsty's been, interrupts them. Realising her phone has been switched off, Kirsty suspects Carl did it.

Lauren sees Jake at her counselling session and he explains he's going through a rough time. They meet later and Jake reveals he's split with his wife due to his drinking. Jake asks to see her again, telling Lauren to call him. Joey arrives at Lauren's house but she hasn't returned yet. When she returns, Lauren is left feeling self-conscious when Joey asks her if everything is ok between them.

Danny is unhappy at the lack of discipline and how unfit the football team are at their first training session. Later, Michael questions Danny what he will gain from the sessions and Danny replies, free advertising from the kits. Michael is unimpressed.

Tamwar arrives at The Vic for a date with Alice but feels paranoid when a tipsy Kat teases him.

Music Played

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Ava Hartman
Clare Perkins
Dexter Hartman
Khali Best
Sam James
Cornell S John
Ronnie Mitchell
Samantha Womack
Roxy Mitchell
Rita Simons
Carl White
Daniel Coonan
Kirsty Branning
Kierston Wareing
Alfie Moon
Shane Richie
Kat Moon
Jessie Wallace
Michael Moon
Steve John Shepherd
Tamwar Masood
Himesh Patel
Alice Branning
Jasmyn Banks
Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb
Ricky Norwood
Lauren Branning
Jacqueline Jossa
Abi Branning
Lorna Fitzgerald
Joey Branning
David Witts
Danny Pennant
Gary Lucy
AJ Ahmed
Phaldut Sharma
Billy Mitchell
Perry Fenwick
Lola Pearce
Danielle Harold
Jay Brown
Jamie Borthwick
Peter Beale
Ben Hardy
Executive Producer
Lorraine Newman
John Greening
Christopher Reason
Liam Butcher
James Forde
Jake Stone
Jamie Lomas
Cindy Williams
Mimi Keene
Jenny Jules


  • Thu 19 Sep 2013 19:30 BBC One HD, London, North East & Cumbria, Northern Ireland HD, Scotland HD, Wales HD only

  • Thu 19 Sep 2013 22:30 BBC Three

Maria Friedman to play Linda's mum


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

Suffer the consequences

Alfie and Kat

When Alfie goes to visit Kat in hospital, he's guilt-ridden at the misery he's caused.

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