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Pete is nervous about his brother Kenny turning up after 23 years away. Dot gets worried when a man with a beard keeps hanging around Bridge Street Café. Rod tells him not to step out of line. The man leaves, but comes back later. Dot says if he robs her, all she has to do is scream and everyone in the market will come in and stop him, but the man says if he was going to rob her, he would not hang around where everyone saw his face. He says he has got a new job and Dot soon realises he is harmless and they go for a drink in the Vic later on. Lofty is still angry at Michelle for aborting their baby and he wants to leave Walford.

Michelle asks Arthur to give Lofty a note from her. Arthur posts it and Lofty hides, not wanting to see anyone.

Donna tries to make up with Pat.

Den goes gambling. Pete gives him some money to bet on a horse.

Lofty tries to evade the Fowler clan whilst out in the Square.

Dot is unsure about a man's presence in the café. She talks to him and ends up giving him a cigarette as she begins to get to know him.

Lofty shows Simon the note from Michelle.

Barry and Rod run from Judy - Barry has stood her up after offering to take her on a date. Barry turns to Colin for the money for his flat.

Magda dislikes the amount of time Simon is spending with Lofty.

Pat visits Angie in hospital. She is doing well.

Kathy and Pete invite Arthur and Pauline to The Dagmar for a drink but Arthur refuses to go because Lofty works there.

Simon talks with Michelle about Lofty. Lou visits Lofty and talks to him about Michelle. She gives him Michelle's flat keys afterwards, making Lofty realise they are over for good.

The man returns to the café and Dot begins to take an interest in him.

Magda takes Simon to Number 43 and tells him Willmott-Brown has allowed them look round his house and see if they want to place an offer.

Dot heads to the Vic and the man from the café sees her again. She has a drink with him.

Kathy and Pete head to The Dagmar. Lofty is not happy to see them. Pete wins a bet and is delighted.

Michelle is not happy with Lou for intervening and goes to see Lofty. Lofty is still angry at Michelle for aborting their baby and tells her he wants to leave Walford. He tells her he will never forget her, nor forgive her for what she has done.


Main cast[]

Guest cast[]

  • Judy - Joanna Bright
  • Man in Café - Brian Hewlett


  • Albert Square
  • The Queen Victoria - Public and hallway
  • 1C Albert Square - Bedroom
  • 45 Albert Square - Kitchen and backroom
  • Bridge Street Market
  • First Til Last
  • Café Osman
  • The Dagmar - Bar
  • Turpin Way
  • Walford General Hospital - Ward


  • Radio Times synopsis: 'Fact of life, Lofty. Love and hate are two sides of the same coin.'
  • Viewing Figures: UK broadcast - 23,550,000 viewers (chart placing unknown).


GEORGE 'LOFTY' HOLLOWAY (to Michelle Fowler): I wanna make a decent life for meself Michelle. But, I'm never gonna forget you, but I'll never forgive you either.