Max is in for a surprise when he is found in a compromising situation. Michael continues to try and ruin Danny's reputation in front of Janine, and he ropes Tyler into his plan.
Carl insinuates to Max that he spent the night with Kirsty. Kirsty’s upset Max didn’t show up. When Cora makes digs at Kirsty about Carl, Kirsty confronts Max, furious that he jumped to conclusions. Carl insists he did nothing to antagonise Max. Max tells Carl he’s on to him and apologises to Kirsty. Kirsty insists if Max can’t forgive and trust her it’ll never work. There’s a thawing as the two reminisce about when they first met but argue when Kirsty learns Max went to see Carl behind her back. Kirsty despairs – why are they doing this to each other? Max responds with a kiss. Stumbling indoors, they’re shedding clothes when suddenly Lauren appears – she came home to surprise Max.
Alfie asks Tyler to be best man but Tyler might not be around, confessing Anthony’s offered him work on the same cruise ship as him. Whitney officially qualifies as a nursery nurse and gets an A*. Tyler informs Whitney of his job prospect. After enjoying helping Michael con Danny, Tyler decides to leave. Tyler’s driving away in Danny’s car when Whitney rushes after him. Tyler’s hopeful, but she just wants to say goodbye. Whitney gives back Tyler’s moon necklace. Swearing he’ll always love Whitney, Tyler drives away.
Michael insists Danny’s untrustworthy for lying about his sexuality but Janine’s unfazed. Michael makes some calls about Danny’s Ferrari and makes a discovery. As Danny’s schmoozing a potential investor, Michael waylays Janine while Tyler poses as a lease company official, reporting Danny’s behind on his payments and repossesses the car. Janine’s furious Danny embarrassed her in front of a client.
Lucy cons Billy into cleaning R&R and collecting rents for her.
Poppy ropes Fatboy into testing salon treatments. Later, Fatboy removes sunglasses to reveal eyelash extensions on one eye.
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
|Lauren Branning||Jacqueline Jossa|
|Max Branning||Jake Wood|
|Kirsty Branning||Kierston Wareing|
|Carl White||Daniel Coonan|
|Tyler Moon||Tony Discipline|
|Whitney Dean||Shona McGarty|
|Danny Pennant||Gary Lucy|
|Janine Butcher||Charlie Brooks|
|Michael Moon||Steve John Shepherd|
|Arthur 'Fatboy' Chubb||Ricky Norwood|
|Poppy Meadow||Rachel Bright|
|Alfie Moon||Shane Richie|
|Roxy Mitchell||Rita Simons|
|Billy Mitchell||Perry Fenwick|
|Lucy Beale||Hetti Bywater|
|Cora Cross||Ann Mitchell|
|Carol Jackson||Lindsey Coulson|
|Jack Branning||Scott Maslen|
|Executive Producer||Lorraine Newman|