EastEnders Wiki

NOTE: Please do not add spoilers as this is a spoiler-free Wiki and it is intrusive to our readers who may not have seen the episodes released early on IPlayer or do not read spoilers. Repeated intentional offences of this rule could lead to a ban, Many thanks the EastEnders Wiki admin team.


EastEnders Wiki
EastEnders Wiki


Magda and Sharon return from a shopping trip together. Pauline talks to Michelle about Vicki's father having rights and maybe wanting custody of her one day, but Michelle dismisses Pauline adamant that Vicki's father is no longer in her life. Tom takes Dot out dancing.

Sharon asks Angie to go to the cinema with her but Angie says she has plans. Sharon later borrows a video camera and films people in the Vic but when she films Angie, who is drunk, Angie becomes angry.

Pauline compares photos of Vicki and Den. She tells Michelle that Vicki's father has rights and may want custody of her one day, but Michelle dismisses this. Arthur is released from prison and Pauline finds him at the allotment. When he comes home, he tells Pauline about his time in prison and she tells him she pawned her jewellery. Arthur later thanks his family for their loyalty.

Kelvin tells Ian and Tina to get their parents' consent before moving in so they tell Pete and Kathy.

Den has a television screen installed in the Vic with music videos playing. There is later a leak from upstairs but the builders help stop it.

Doctor Legg tries to get Ethel to vote how she wants to in the 1987 general election rather than staying loyal to how her husband, William, voted when he was alive.


Main cast[]

Guest cast[]


  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and hallway
  • 45 Albert Square - Kitchen, backroom and back garden
  • Bridge Street Market
  • Launderette
  • Turpin Road
  • The Dagmar
  • Walford Allotments - Allotment
  • 14B Walford Towers - Living room/kitchen


  • Ali Osman (Nejdet Salih) is uncredited despite having dialogue.
  • This episode marks the eleventh time Julia's Theme was used.
  • Radio Times synopsis: 'And I missed you. All the time. Every minute of the day. It nearly killed me.'
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 19,450,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).