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Stacey and Martin's wedding day has finally arrived, but will they get the wedding of their dreams? Sharon does her best to help Phil, but will he accept her support?

It’s the day of Martin and Stacey’s wedding and Martin wakes to see Stacey crossing the Square to lay flowers for Peggy. On her return, Martin tells Stacey that Ollie has slipped a disc – he and Jean won’t be making it today. Martin tells Stacey that it’s fine if she still wants to postpone the wedding, but Stacey’s adamant that she wants to marry him today. Belinda arrives to get Stacey ready for the wedding. All ready for the day ahead, Martin and Stacey emerge from their house looking happy and in love. Kush comes over to take some pictures for Martin and Stacey - Martin is reluctant but relents and invites Kush to capture their day. At the venue, Dot gives a biblical sermon to the wedding guests and the happy couple tie the knot.

The wedding party return to the Vic - Stacey throws her bouquet and Kathy catches it - she glances over towards Buster who smiles. When Kyle leaves and heads back to the flat to pick up his wallet, he finds some of Andy’s paperwork including cuttings from a newspaper with a picture of Danielle. Andy comes out of the shower and catches Kyle with the cuttings. Kyle quizzes Andy about the girl in the picture but to no avail. Stacey takes Martin up to the roof of the Vic and tells him how he has got her through the bad times. They look down on the Square below and share a kiss.

Phil walks through the Square - feeling everyone watching him. As he takes Ben and Louise to the Café for breakfast, Sharon calls him but he ignores her call. Later, Ben meets Jay in the park; Jay is struggling being away from him. It’s emotional as they embrace. Sharon goes to see Phil at the Arches - she’s worried about him and invites him home. Shirley phones Phil – he ignores the call. Sharon takes Phil home and fusses over him. Dot arrives to pay her respects and tells Phil that she has a feeling that Peggy took her own life.

The family liaison officer arrives to see Phil - she asks Sharon if she is family – Sharon tells her she is his wife and she will be staying. The family liaison officer tells Sharon and Phil that the coroner has ordered a post mortem for Peggy. Phil thanks Sharon for helping him and heads off to the Vic. In the Vic, Shirley tells Phil how sorry she is about Peggy – she’s floored when Phil admits that Peggy took her own life. Shirley is shocked and vows not to say anything. Phil goes to see Sharon and bravely tells her it’s time to let go - she asks him to stay and they embrace. In the Vic, Shaki arrives and chats up Bex - Louise comes in and sees them kissing; she’s not pleased.

Sharon sees Jane’s damaged car in the Square and takes the broken wing mirror to Jane. Bobby goes to the Café and tries to talk to Ian, but Ian is too busy organising the wedding. As Bobby heads home, he sees Dennis on his bike, who shouts out to Bobby that he is a posh boy. Bobby is in a bad mood; Jane questions Bobby’s behaviour and is shocked when he tells her he’s not sad that Peggy has died. Bobby stomps off upstairs to get changed; he comes down in his school uniform. Bobby steals money out of Jane’s purse. She is unaware and tells Bobby how proud she is of him.

During the wedding party, Jane dashes back to the house to pick up the wedding cake and is shocked to see Bobby packing his bags to go back to school. Bobby admits that he overheard Jane and Sharon talking about the fact that he’s going to have to leave his school. The pair start to argue and Bobby tells Jane that she’s ruined his life. As Jane goes to call Ian, Bobby approaches Jane from behind and hits her head twice hard with his hockey stick. Bobby looks on emotionless as Jane slumps to the floor and blood splatters on the wedding cake...

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 May 2016 20:00

Music Played

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

  • AlunaGeorge & Popcaan

    I'm In Control

  • Dusty Springfield

    I Only Want To Be with you

  • Pharrell Williams

    Come Get It Bae

  • David Guetta

    Bang My Head (feat. Sia & Fetty Wap)

  • Eliza Doolittle

    Pack Up

  • KT Tunstall

    Suddenly I See

  • The B‐52s

    Love Shack

  • a‐ha

    Take On Me

  • Girls Aloud

    Love Machine

  • Taio Cruz

    Come On Girl

  • Max Romeo

    Chase the Devil


Role Contributor
Jane Beale Laurie Brett
Ian Beale Adam Woodyatt
Kathy Sullivan Gillian Taylforth
Phil Mitchell Steve McFadden
Sharon Mitchell Letitia Dean
Billy Mitchell Perry Fenwick
Honey Mitchell Emma Barton
Ronnie Mitchell Samantha Womack
Ben Mitchell Harry Reid
Louise Mitchell Tilly Keeper
Jay Brown Jamie Borthwick
Dot Branning June Brown
Jack Branning Scott Maslen
Stacey Branning Lacey Turner
Martin Fowler James Bye
Kyle Slater Riley Carter Millington
Belinda Peacock Carli Norris
Sonia Fowler Natalie Cassidy
Bex Fowler Jasmine Armfield
Masood Ahmed Nitin Ganatra
Kush Kazemi Davood Ghadami
Pam Coker Lin Blakley
Les Coker Roger Sloman
Paul Coker Jonny Labey
Patrick Trueman Rudolph Walker
Kim Fox-Hubbard Tameka Empson
Andy Flynn Jack Derges
Mick Carter Danny Dyer
Linda Carter Kellie Bright
Lee Carter Danny-Boy Hatchard
Johnny Carter Ted Reilly
Shirley Carter Linda Henry
Andrew 'Buster' Briggs Karl Howman
Babe Smith Annette Badland
Whitney Dean Shona McGarty
Donna Yates Lisa Hammond
Lily Branning Aine Garvey
Bobby Beale Eliot Carrington
Dennis Rickman Bleu Landau
Shakil Kazemi Shaheen Jafargholi
Suzanne Parker Beatrice Curnew
Andrea Pugh Lia Burge
Executive Producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins
Director Michael Owen Morris
Writer Richard Davidson


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