Arthur has stepped up the rigour and regularity of his football training sessions - but still has an attendance problem.
Sharon tells Michelle she's off to Mallorca for a week for a familiarization trip with her new job at the travel agency.
Carmel moves into Kelvin's flat, 3B Albert Square, with Kelvin to become a remote landlord whilst away at university in Norwich.
A punk gang have started hanging around in the Square, which includes Rod Norman and Punk Girl. Sue tells Mary they are not welcome in the cafe, and a female Police Officer attempts to stop them loitering, threatening to arrest them for carrying drugs. Mary vouches for Rod saying that he lives with her, and they go back to her flat and get to know one another.
Angie and Pat are worried for Simon about him getting close to Mags while Den's away.
- Mary Smith - Linda Davidson
- Rod Norman - Christopher McHallem
- Lofty Holloway - Tom Watt
- Michelle Holloway - Susan Tully
- Carmel Roberts - Judith Jacob
- Darren Roberts - Gary McDonald
- Kelvin Carpenter - Paul J Medford
- Junior Roberts - Aaron Carrington
- Simon Wicks - Nick Berry
- Kathy Beale - Gillian Taylforth
- Pete Beale - Peter Dean
- Tina Hopkins - Eleanor Rhodes
- Sharon Watts - Letitia Dean
- Pat Wicks - Pam St Clement
- Angie Watts - Anita Dobson
- Magda Czajkowski - Kathryn Apanowicz
- Ali Osman - Nejdet Salih
- Sue Osman - Sandy Ratcliff
- Punk Girl- Suzanne Halstead
- WPC - Alwyne Taylor