Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

25/10/2012

Phil receives news about Ben's sentencing, and makes an impulsive decision that panics Lola. Cora is terrified about what she will find when she and Jack track Rainie down.

Jack gives Cora Rainie’s number and Cora arranges to meet her. Cora’s angry when Rainie’s sponsor, Olivia, arrives with a letter from Rainie. A drink’s spilt; ruining the bridesmaid’s dress Cora’s brought along. Olivia insists Rainie’s doing well but can’t be around Cora, who triggers her behaviour. She asks Cora not to contact Rainie again. Cora rips up the letter and bins the dress.

Phil dashes Lola’s hopes of getting Lexi back after Sharon refuses to get involved. Jimmie informs Phil Ben’s murder charge has been dropped; he’ll be sentenced for manslaughter. Phil decides to tell Ben about Lexi; if he and Lola were getting married Ben’s judge might be lenient and Social Services impressed. Ben agrees to see Phil. Billy begs Phil not to take Lola and Lexi away from him. Lola makes Phil hold Lexi. Lola and Trish won’t let Phil take Lexi to visit Ben. Lola pleads with Phil not to tell Ben about Lexi, she just wants his help. Phil drives away.

Lauren makes Whitney tell Lucy about her kiss with Joey. Lucy asks Alice about Joey’s previous girlfriends. Alice tells Lucy there was one girl Joey really liked, he used to tuck her hair behind her ear.
Lucy confronts Joey about Whitney and breaks up with him.

Joey reads up on used cars. Annoyed about Joey’s new job, Derek guilt trips Max into making him best man.

Sure they won’t be welcome at the Masoods’, Syed tells Christian they’ll have their own Eid feast. Danny texts Syed.

Abi finds Jay in the park, dazed; his solicitor’s rung about Ben, Jay won’t have to testify. Jay tries to talk to Phil but Phil’s got nothing to say to him. Abi’s about to head to school when Jay appears with flowers, insisting all he wants is to go bowling with her.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 25 Oct 2012 22:30

Music Played

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

  • Ne-Yo

    Let Me Love You

  • ABC

    The Look Of Love

  • MIKA

    Celebrate  (feat. Pharrell Williams)

  • will.i.am

    This Is Love

  • Ed Sheeran

    Drunk

  • Maverick Sabre

    These Days

  • Airship

    Kids

  • The Temper Trap

    Need Your Love

  • Cheryl

    Under The Sun

  • Taio Cruz

    There She Goes

Credits

Role Contributor
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Trish Barnes Tessa Churchard
Jimmie Broome Samuel James
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Olivia Samantha Best
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Max Branning Jake Wood
Derek Branning Jamie Foreman
Alice Branning Jasmyn Banks
Joey Branning David Witts
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Abi Branning Lorna Fitzgerald
Jay Mitchell Jamie Borthwick
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean
Syed Masood Marc Elliott
Christian Clarke John Partridge
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Director Rupert Such
Writer Jesse O'Mahoney

Broadcasts

Watch all the episodes from the last 4 weeks on BBC iPlayer

Watch all the episodes from the last 4 weeks on BBC iPlayer

Welcome to Walford, E20

BBC Studios Writers’ Academy 2019

BBC Studios Writers’ Academy 2019

Do you want to write for EastEnders, Casualty, Holby City, Doctors and River City?

EastEnders: The Podcast

EastEnders: The Podcast

Hear exclusive off-screen stories!

Have you been affected by an issue we've featured?

Have you been affected by an issue we've featured?

Take a look at some of the organisations that can help.