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22/05/2012

Lucy remains intent on ruining her dad's big day, while Phil worries that a manic Ian is drawing unwanted attention to himself. Meanwhile Mandy receives some devastating news.

Ian manically prepares for the wedding as Lucy methodically cancels everything. Ian desperately tries to find Mandy a bridesmaid. Tanya realises Mandy doesn’t seem very excited about the wedding and persuades her to visit her mum in hospital. Phil’s concerned when he hears Ian ask Fat Boy to be his best man. Later, Derek and Jack laugh at Ian, causing him to flip and throw everyone out of the cafe. Max finds Ian in the chip shop; Ian’s determined the wedding will go ahead and Max ends up agreeing to be best man. Ben tells Phil Ian’s gone mad, he has to do something. Jay’s anxious to learn Ben’s no longer Ian’s best man. Helping with the arrangements, Max learns the register office has been cancelled. Lucy’s smug when Ian blames Mandy for the cancellation. Mandy shouts at Ian to shut up, her mum’s died.
Janine asks Billy to sound out Whitney about moving in, but Whitney avoids him. Michael distracts Jean so she’ll miss her Butcher’s Joints interview, claiming she needs to be more involved in her investment and the gym needs a mother. He then whisks her off to celebrate; she’ll soon be a rich woman. Jean shows Michael the family photos in her wallet, he admits he doesn’t have any and he talks to her about his mum. Jean hugs him.
After Lauren drops her in it, Kim’s forced to take Sasha to one of her Kimba classes. Sasha’s dismissive, the standard was low. Kim tells Ray exactly what she thinks of Sasha’s dancing, Ray explains it’s a parent’s job to encourage your kids. He tells Kim he loves her and she says she loves him too.
Max gives Jay another driving lesson after he takes Max’s side in a family argument.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 22 May 2012 22:00

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Pixie Lott

    What Do You Take Me For

    featuring PUSHAT

  • Jessie J

    Domino

  • JLS

    Go Harder

  • Santigold

    Big Mouth

  • One Direction

    What Makes You Beautiful

  • Beyoncé

    Irreplaceable

  • Rizzle Kicks

    Mama Do The Hump

  • Leona Lewis

    Happy

  • DJ Fresh

    Hot Right Now (feat. Rita Ora) (feat. Rita Ora)

  • The Wanted

    Invincible

  • Air

    You Make It Easy

  • Justin Bieber

    Boyfriend

  • Dizzee Rascal

    Pussyole

  • Lissie

    Go Your Own Way

Credits

Role Contributor
Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt
Mandy Salter Nicola Stapleton
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Ben Mitchell Joshua Pascoe
Jay Mitchell Jamie Borthwick
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Derek Branning Jamie Foreman
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Max Branning Jake Wood
Tanya Jessop Jo Joyner
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Abi Branning Lorna Fitzgerald
Kim Fox Tameka Empson
Ray Dixon Chucky Venn
Sasha Dixon Rebecca Sanneh
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Janine Butcher Charlie Brooks
Michael Moon Steve John Shepherd
Afia Masood Meryl Fernandes
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb Ricky Norwood
Jean Slater Gillian Wright
Estate Agent David Bonnick Jr
Nurse Anniwaa Buachie
Executive Producer Bryan Kirkwood
Director Ian White
Writer Jesse O'Mahoney

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