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Tanya plans to spend the day bonding with Cora, but their afternoon takes an unexpected turn. Lauren and Alice are horrified when Derek and Joey come to blows at the gym.

Tanya goes to ‘put things right’ with Cora, proposing they make her wedding cake together. Reluctantly, Cora ditches her ‘date’ with Patrick and agrees. Lauren finds a brochure from Ava’s school. Why was Tanya in Dalston? Tanya realizes her purse is missing. Having recognised what Cora must’ve gone through giving Ava away, Tanya tells Cora she’s a good mum and she loves her. Kim and Denise arrive with wine. Eventually they leave, followed by Tanya. Ava arrives with Tanya’s purse. Cora invites her in, discovers Tanya’s been to a school in Dalston, and worries she’s moving there. Tanya returns and Cora discovers who Ava is.

It’s the boxing open day at the gym, but Alice is a no-show. Ray needs help and can’t find it. Jack and Max are boozing, Kim disappears and the Gazette is coming! Alice arrives, asking Ray why he told Derek she fancies him; Ray denies it. The council arrive and witness the drinking. Joey overhears Alice asking Derek why he lied about Ray. Derek corners Joey. There’s a bang. A bloody-faced Joey emerges, claiming Derek punched him. Derek argues he didn’t. Joey tells Alice to leave Derek’s house. Joey and Lauren sneak off for a kiss; this time Derek sees more than just Joey.

Poppy reveals to Fatboy, Whitney and Tyler that her younger (engaged) sister Tansy, who’s made it, is coming to visit. But Poppy’s told Tansy she owns a salon - will they pretend to be her staff? Tansy enters, boasting about her engagement. Fatboy pretends to be Poppy’s career-driven partner, but Tansy catches them out. As Poppy apologises, Lucy and Whitney burst in, acting as her staff. Upset, Tansy reveals she’s split up with her finance, and Poppy has it all. Poppy denies this, but Tansy insists: she’s got Fatboy. Poppy and Fatboy kiss.

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 22 Nov 2012 22:30

Music Played

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

  • Frank Sinatra

    The Lady Is A Tramp

  • INXS

    Need You Tonight

  • Bent

    Comin Back

  • Frank Sinatra

    One For My Baby

  • D’banj

    Oliver Twist

  • Lady Antebellum

    Just A Kiss

  • Frank Sinatra

    The Very Thought Of You

  • Architechs

    Show Me The Money

  • Duran Duran


  • Ne-Yo

    Let Me Love You

  • Michael Jackson

    Billie Jean

  • Pet Shop Boys


  • Bee Gees

    Stayin' Alive

  • Oasis

    Don't Look Back In Anger


Role Contributor
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Ava Hartman Clare Perkins
Derek Branning Jamie Foreman
Joey Branning David Witts
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Max Branning Jake Wood
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Alice Branning Jasmyn Banks
Ray Dixon Chucky Venn
Kim Fox Tameka Empson
Denise Fox Diane Parish
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb Ricky Norwood
Poppy Meadow Rachel Bright
Tansy Meadow Daisy Wood-Davis
Lucy Beale Hetti Bywater
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Tyler Moon Tony Discipline
Mo Harris Laila Morse
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Director Lance Kneeshaw
Writer Matt Evans


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