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Returning from a night out, Tina’s chased out of the tube station by a ticket inspector. She passes Roxy and Carl kissing outside his flat. Roxy later claims to Ronnie she had drinks with Tina and crashed at Billy’s. Roxy interrupts Ronnie talking to Tina. Tina covers for Roxy and the pair head to the pub to spend the £40 Tina’s extracted from Shirley. Talking to Shirley, Ronnie realises Roxy actually spent the night with Carl. Ronnie and Shirley find Tina and Roxy at the Vic. Back at Phil’s, Ronnie and Roxy argue about Carl. Roxy insists she’s her own woman and Ronnie needs to get used to it. Carl’s dismissive when Ronnie confronts him in the pub. Ronnie then books two adult tickets and one child ticket to Ibiza for the first of January – one way.

Tommy’s been asking for Michael. Joey persuades Kat to visit Alice in prison. There, Alice explains that Michael wanted her to kill Janine but Kat doesn’t buy it. However, alarm bells start to ring for Kat when Alice admits the night Michael died is all a mess in her head but Janine’s told her what happened. Back at the Vic, Kat tells Alfie she doesn’t trust Janine when Alfie reveals she’s going to consider buying the Vic. However, when Joey approaches Kat, she tells him Alice is a lying cow who killed Michael and if Joey believes different, he’s as mad as she is.

School’s closed, so Liam’s helping Terry festoon the outside of the Butchers’ with Christmas lights. TJ’s at the Beales’, supposedly studying with Cindy. Cindy overhears Denise dropping hints about a handmade bracelet. Ian overhears Cindy boasting to TJ that she slept with Liam. Ian drags her over to the Butchers’ and confronted with Liam, Cindy claims she made it up. TJ assures Liam this wasn’t down to him and Liam invites him to help with the lights. Back at the Beales’, Denise finds Ian lecturing Cindy and sends him away before advising Cindy that she can always talk to her. Cindy buys one of the handmade bracelets Denise mentioned, her purse full of fifty pound notes. Bianca gives Liam a brief safe sex chat. The Spraggans and Butchers’ Christmas lights are turned on. The finale is Bianca’s present from Terry – a light up ginger Santa. TJ’s embarrassed when Nikki arrives - TJ’s told her a few things and she wants the kids to live with her. TJ explains he wants to stay with the Butchers’. Terry tells Nikki the kids are spending Christmas with him this year. Nikki appears to accept this but later assures Bianca she’ll see her at Christmas.

Dexter snaps at Jay and Abi and claims not to care when Cora says Ava turned down a job because of him. Lola’s sympathetic but Phil sees them together and sends Dexter off to work. Cora advises Ava to follow her dreams. In the Arches, Phil informs Dexter he doesn’t want him anywhere near Lola. The pair argue and when Jay intervenes, Dexter pushes him and Jay falls hitting his head. Phil fires Dexter. Abi tends to Jay’s wounds and reminds him Dexter needs a friend. Dexter takes takeaway and drinks to Lola at the salon. They talk but Dexter gets the wrong idea and tries to kiss her. Embarrassed, Lola explains she’s with Peter. Angry, Dexter walks out. Back at No.5, Abi and Jay are playing with Tramp when Dexter gets home. Abi’s sympathetic but, hurt, Dexter lashes out, telling her to sort out her own relationship then revealing Jay cheated on her with Kitty.

Sadie asks Janine to sponsor the Christmas Day street party. Roxy and Tina wind Sadie up in the Vic as she tries to recruit volunteers for the party.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 12 Dec 2013 22:30


Role Contributor
Ronnie MitchellSamantha Womack
Phil MitchellSteve McFadden
Roxy MitchellRita Simons
Carl WhiteDaniel Coonan
Shirley CarterLinda Henry
Tina CarterLuisa Bradshaw-White
Billy MitchellPerry Fenwick
Lola PearceDanielle Harold
Dexter HartmanKhali Best
Ava HartmanClare Perkins
Cora CrossAnn Mitchell
Abi BranningLorna Fitzgerald
Jay BrownJamie Borthwick
Alfie MoonShane Richie
Kat MoonJessie Wallace
Alice BranningJasmyn Banks
Joey BranningDavid Witts
Janine ButcherCharlie Brooks
Carol JacksonLindsey Coulson
Bianca ButcherPatsy Palmer
Terry SpragganTerry Alderton
Nikki SpragganRachel Wilde
Liam ButcherJames Forde
Whitney DeanShona McGarty
Sadie YoungKate Magowan
Denise FoxDiane Parish
Ian BealeAdam Woodyatt
Cindy WilliamsMimi Keene
Rosie SpragganJerzey Swingler
Tiffany ButcherMaisie Smith
Morgan ButcherDevon Higgs
TJ SpragganGeorge Sargeant
Executive ProducerDominic Treadwell-Collins
DirectorIan Barber
WriterPete Lawson

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