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The Masoods adjust to life without Zainab. Will AJ be able to stop fooling around and pitch in with the rest of the family? Meanwhile, Billy tries to manage Lola's expectations.

Lola’s happy, confident Phil’s going to get Lexi back. Then she discovers that not only does Phil want Lexi to live with him, Billy already knew about it. Cora tells Lola about Rainie. Trish arrives without Lexi, who’s sick. Trish’s pleased to hear Lola’s signing up for parenting classes. Lola visits Phil, showing him a picture Trish brought of Lexi. Lola’s missed seeing Lexi learn to roll over and, determined not to miss anything else, signs the Letter of Consent.

Tamwar discovers Masood was an avid Star Wars fan, like AJ, but changed for Zainab. Syed and Christian return from Paris. Masood’s disgruntled by the mess at home; AJ proposes a cleaning rota but makes Tamwar draw it up. AJ asks Phil for a job, Phil shows him a broken motorbike – if AJ can fix it, paying for any parts himself, the job’s his. AJ takes money from the Masoods’ kitchen tin to buy a valve. AJ can’t hide his shock when he sees Tamwar’s scars for the first time; angry, Tamwar suggests he leave Walford. AJ fixes the bike, gets the job and, after talking to Masood, decides to stay. He rubs cream into Tamwar’s scars.

Jack throws a surprise party for Sharon at R&R after Phil tells him it’s her birthday - a significant one. It’s actually her 43rd and Phil’s disappointed when Sharon, who usually hates surprise parties, is thrilled with the effort Jack’s put in.

Max puts Lauren to work designing an advert for the car lot. Her drawing’s great but she drafts Joey in to help with the slogan. The pair have fun and work well together and Max’s impressed by the finished advert. Lauren notices that Whitney’s unhappy around Joey, Whitney tells Lauren about the kiss.

Cora tells Tanya she’s asked around but heard nothing about Rainie.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 22 Oct 2012 22:30


Music Played

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

  • Green Day

    Kill The DJ

  • Elvis Presley

    Suspicious Minds

  • Plan B

    Deepest Shame

  • Lilygreen & Maguire

    Given Up

  • Kool & The Gang


  • Florence + the Machine


  • The Heavy

    What Makes A Good Man


Role Contributor
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
AJ Ahmed Phaldut Sharma
Tamwar Masood Himesh Patel
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Max Branning Jake Wood
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Joey Branning David Witts
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Director Rupert Such
Writer Patrick Homes
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Syed Masood Marc Elliott
Christian Clarke John Partridge
Trish Barnes Tessa Churchard
Dennis Rickman Harry Hickles


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