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Tanya is determined to find out what Max and Lauren are hiding, but is not prepared when she makes a shocking discovery. A homeless Cora seeks help from her estranged daughter.

Checking Max’s phone, Tanya discovers Kirsty rang the night before. After questioning Max and Lauren, Tanya isn’t convinced of their story. Lauren returns Max’s credit card. Tanya confides in Sharon, who recommends she speak to Max honestly. Tanya launches a charm offensive with a special lunch for Max and continues to grill him. Max lies about having any contact with Kirsty the previous night. Later, Tanya’s dismayed to find Kirsty’s room key in his pocket. At the B&B, Tanya lets herself into Kirsty’s room and is furiously packing her bags when Kirsty walks in.

Ayesha’s nervous about a date with Rashid and her first ever kiss. Later, she returns early. Masood’s listening in and intervenes when Rashid presses her for a kiss. Ayesha’s upset that the date felt flat. It’s clear it’s Masood Ayesha still wants; Masood tries to discourage her but advises her to follow her dreams.

Alfie calls for Kat when he hurts his finger which unnerves Roxy. Following advice from Kirsty, Roxy plans to host wild themed nights to cement them as a team. On learning the reason behind her odd mood, Alfie tells Roxy he loves her.

Abi deftly leaves Lola and Dexter together. Lola plays it cool but is thrilled when Dexter wants to watch a DVD together to make up for his previous blunder about Lexi. However, Phil forces her to make Dexter leave.

The B&B’s fully booked. Cora asks to stay with Ava – she refuses but reveals she has a new job nearby. Dexter finds Cora, apologizing for getting her in trouble. Cora cajoles Tanya, promising to cook a family meal; Tanya agrees she can stay for one night. Dot’s pleased when Abi reports Jay’s happier after their chat about Heather. However, when a council worker arrives following up unanswered letters concerning over £1,000 rent arrears, Dot’s distressed.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 18 Jan 2013 22:30


Music Played

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

  • Kylie Minogue


  • Etta James

    At Last

  • Cheryl

    Yeah Yeah

  • Daniela Mercury

    Preto E Bran

  • CeeLo Green

    All I Need Is Love

  • Tinchy Stryder

    Second Chance

    feat. Taio Cruz

  • Dum Maro Dum

    Te Amo

  • One Direction

    Live While We're Young

  • Take That



Role Contributor
Tanya Cross Jo Joyner
Sharon Rickman Letitia Dean
Max Branning Jake Wood
Roxy Mitchell Rita Simons
Alfie Moon Shane Richie
Dot Branning June Brown
Cora Cross Ann Mitchell
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Zainab Khan Nina Wadia
Dexter Hartman Khali Best
Lola Pearce Danielle Harold
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Abi Branning Lorna Fitzgerald
Lauren Branning Jacqueline Jossa
Ray Dixon Chucky Venn
Ava Hartman Clare Perkins
Janie Rivers Lucy Black
Executive Producer Lorraine Newman
Director Ian White
Writer Jeff Povey


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