Sanjay asks Michelle if Gita will ever forgive her but she is not sure. Frank is not pleased that Pat has let David stay on a bit longer. Ian Beale falls for Phil's set up. An old friend, Sam turns up wanting a party for a 21st birthday for his daughter. Ian gives a list of prices. Phil offers to buy Ian a drink and offers Sam one. When Phil calls Sam by his name, Ian knows that they know each other and Phil says he set Ian up and knew he was doing catering deals on the quiet and cutting Kathy out. Ian leaves in a huff as usual. Phil, Grant and their friend Sam get chatting and Sam even says that in Ian's case everyone has to start somewhere. Grant reminds Sam of his one time fraud conviction.


  • Gillian Taylforth as Kathy
  • Steve McFadden as Phil
  • Adam Woodyatt as Ian
  • Michelle Collins as Cindy
  • Wendy Richard as Pauline
  • Bill Treacher as Arthur
  • Deepak Verma as Sanjay
  • Shobu Kapoor as Gita
  • Letitia Dean as Sharon
  • Ross Kemp as Grant
  • Susan Tully as Michelle
  • Elizabeth Kelly as Nellie
  • Pam St. Clement as Pat
  • Mike Reid as Frank
  • Michael French as David
  • Paul Bradley as Nigel
  • Ian Reddington as Richard
  • Mark Monero as Steve
  • Patsy Palmer as Bianca
  • Lucy Speed as Natalie
  • Leo Dolan as Sammy