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Roxy is shocked by Michael's erratic behaviour; can she get through to him? Stifled by wedding plans and financial stresses, Syed contemplates an offer from Danny.

Michael wakes up to find Scarlett gone; he thinks Janine’s back until Roxy returns with the baby. Michael reacts angrily when Roxy interrupts his phone call. Michael asks Jack to schmooze a potential sponsor for the gym, Coach Roberts. After seeing Michael talking to Jenny, Jack summons Roxy to the gym. Michael rounds on Roxy when he sees her holding Scarlett, ruining Coach Roberts’ visit. Michael tells Roxy he’s discovered Janine left the country eight days ago. He confesses he was relieved when Roxy took Scarlett earlier. Thrusting Scarlett’s carrycot at Roxy, Michael bundles her out of the office.

In a rush to get to work, Syed snaps at Christian. Danny has lunch at the Argee Bhajee. Syed’s hesitant when Danny asks him out for a drink. Danny introduces himself to Christian. Christian’s arranged for Zainab and Masood to come over for the evening. When they arrive, Syed’s out of sorts. Whilst Christian and Masood are looking at Yasmin’s room, Zainab forces Syed to take the cash from the Kamil and Tamwar account. After watching a film, Syed claims he’s tired and Zainab and Masood leave. Christian admonishes Syed – he could at least pretend to be happy. Alone, Syed pulls out the wad of cash and Danny’s business card.

Jean and Fat Boy are outraged when Phil hires Roxy to manage the Vic. Phil ropes Sharon in to help with his decorating decisions. Jean tells Phil the place will look lovely, but it won’t hide the fact that he’s on his own – just like her.

Tanya’s not happy that Abi’s helping Lola and Jay clean when she should be studying. Abi claims to Max it’s a social outreach programme. Later, in the Vic, Abi’s again with Lola and Jay. At Tanya’s request Max drags Abi over to have dinner with them.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 28 Sep 2012 22:30

Music Played

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

  • Christina Perri

    Bang Bang Bang

  • Taio Cruz

    There she goes

  • Niki and the Dove


  • Maroon 5


  • Of Monsters and Men

    Little Talks

  • Ed Sheeran

    Small Bump

  • Soundgarden

    Fell On Black Days

  • Rumer

    P.F Sloan

  • Hardcore Desi


  • Paloma Faith

    Blood Sweat & Tears

  • Kya Super Kool Hain Hum

    Shirt Da Button

  • Wiley

    Heatwave (feat. Ms D)

  • Usher


  • The Temper Trap

    Need Your Love

  • Kelly Clarkson

    Trouble with Love


Role Contributor
Michael Moon Steve John Shepherd
Roxy Mitchell Rita Simons
Christian Clarke John Partridge
Syed Masood Marc Elliott
Zainab Khan Nina Wadia
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Max Branning Jake Wood
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Abi Branning Lorna Fitzgerald
Jay Mitchell Jamie Borthwick
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean
Arthur 'Fat Boy' Chubb Ricky Norwood
Jean Slater Gillian Wright
Danny Pennant Gary Lucy
Jenny Gunn Marnie Baxter
Coach Roberts Grant Davis
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Director Piotr Szkopiak
Writer Matthew Barry


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